Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma at the opening ceremony of 2020 legal year in January. Photo: SCMP / Sam Tsang Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma at the opening ceremony of 2020 legal year in January. Photo: SCMP / Sam Tsang
Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma at the opening ceremony of 2020 legal year in January. Photo: SCMP / Sam Tsang
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Judiciary must do all that it can to educate

  • After thousands of complaints were filed against at least three magistrates over their handling of cases related to anti-government protests, the move to publish some on online along with the judiciary’s response is welcomed
  • If people made the effort to read and try to understand the reasoning behind judgments before attacking them, fewer complaints would be pursued

Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma at the opening ceremony of 2020 legal year in January. Photo: SCMP / Sam Tsang Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma at the opening ceremony of 2020 legal year in January. Photo: SCMP / Sam Tsang
Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma at the opening ceremony of 2020 legal year in January. Photo: SCMP / Sam Tsang
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