Law Report

Journalist in landmark defamation court case

Reporter seeks 200,000 yuan after being accused of bias and lack of ethics

Wednesday, 21 March, 2007, 12:00am

Open reporting

It is not exactly unknown for the magistrates courts to have, on occasions, an inexact knowledge of the law. If some of them have been in the practice of barring news reporters from their sittings in contraventions of the rules, as we report today, it was presumably done in good faith.

6 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Open justice

Sixteen months after our campaign for open justice set out to challenge the practice of closed hearings in Hong Kong courts, it begins to look as if justice in all its forms will be seen to be done in Hong Kong.

12 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Court secrecy leaves lawyers in the dark

Reporting bans on many closed-door hearings could mean important judicial decisions are lost to lawyers and the public, legal professionals say.

17 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Special forces ready to tackle any mission

SPECIAL Reports has prepared and produced this grand opening supplement. It is an example of the type of project that comes under the umbrella of a section widely referred to as Special Forces.

The pseudonym variously describes the 'troops' who work for Special Reports and 'the-tackle-anything' nature of the work they carry out.

24 Oct 1995 - 12:00am