Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma has upheld the rule of law and the integrity of the courts in an increasingly difficult environment amid mounting criticism and pressure from different sources. Photo: Robert Ng
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Next chief justice will face further pressure in divided society

  • Whoever follows Geoffrey Ma Tao-li when he retires in 2021 must ensure the judiciary maintains the highest standards and true independence at a time of daunting challenges

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Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma has upheld the rule of law and the integrity of the courts in an increasingly difficult environment amid mounting criticism and pressure from different sources. Photo: Robert Ng
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