ANDREW RAFFELL

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12 Jan 2016 - 2:39AM
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18 Nov 2015 - 12:18PM
Hong Kong barrister asks: Just what is misconduct in public office?

What can a 17th century chief justice of England; an 18th century magistrate and a government accountant; a 19th century mayor of Lyme; a 20th century police constable; several 21st century police officers, prison officers and nurses; a British cabinet minister and a bishop of Kent possibly have in common with former Hong Kong chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen?

What can a 17th century chief justice of England; an 18th century magistrate and a government accountant; a 19th century mayor of Lyme; a 20th century police constable; several 21st century police officers, prison officers and nurses; a British cabinet minister and a bishop of Kent possibly have in common with former Hong Kong chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen?

27 Oct 2015 - 1:35AM
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18 Aug 2015 - 12:01AM
21 Apr 2015 - 9:06AM
The trouble with balancing rights: whose should prevail?

I was struck last week by a news item concerning a clash of rights. We all enjoy having rights and exercising them when necessary. Human, civil, political and legal rights are held dear to us.

I was struck last week by a news item concerning a clash of rights. We all enjoy having rights and exercising them when necessary. Human, civil, political and legal rights are held dear to us.

21 Oct 2014 - 4:33AM
It's not right seven people can send someone to prison for life

The issue of the size of Hong Kong juries - just seven people, usually, and why it should be reformed is one that needs further comment.

The issue of the size of Hong Kong juries - just seven people, usually, and why it should be reformed is one that needs further comment.

24 Jun 2014 - 4:25AM
Five good men and true? It doesn't inspire confidence

Depressing though it might be, for lawyers to acknowledge the political situation of any state is more important than the law.

Depressing though it might be, for lawyers to acknowledge the political situation of any state is more important than the law.

17 Jun 2014 - 3:36AM
25 Mar 2014 - 3:47AM