The Hong Kong judicial system is put under the microscope in Henry Litton’s book Is the Hong Kong Judiciary Sleepwalking to 2047. Photo: Winson Wong

Out of touch, not fit for purpose: Hong Kong judiciary savaged ... by a former top judge and lawyer

  • Henry Litton, a Hong Kong lawyer and judge since the 1960s, writes that former colleagues’ rulings are needlessly complex, and baffling for ordinary people
  • In book, he says courts are inefficient and pander to lawyers, and asks if they will be ready for 2047, when 50 years of no change under Chinese rule run out
Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law

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The Hong Kong judicial system is put under the microscope in Henry Litton’s book Is the Hong Kong Judiciary Sleepwalking to 2047. Photo: Winson Wong
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