More than 25 jurisdictions in the world practise common law, but only four countries have ever had judges appointed to the Court of Final Appeal – Britain, Australia, Canada and New Zealand. Photo: Jonathan Wong
More than 25 jurisdictions in the world practise common law, but only four countries have ever had judges appointed to the Court of Final Appeal – Britain, Australia, Canada and New Zealand. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Letters | If Hong Kong must have foreign judges, at least look beyond Britain and its former white settler colonies

  • Readers discuss the need for a more diverse judiciary in Hong Kong and the role British judges have played in the Court of Final Appeal

More than 25 jurisdictions in the world practise common law, but only four countries have ever had judges appointed to the Court of Final Appeal – Britain, Australia, Canada and New Zealand. Photo: Jonathan Wong
More than 25 jurisdictions in the world practise common law, but only four countries have ever had judges appointed to the Court of Final Appeal – Britain, Australia, Canada and New Zealand. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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