Asian Angle by Cliff Buddle
Would Hong Kong be better off without the jury system?
There is an emotional attachment to trial by juries; viewed dispassionately, however, the system raises a number of issues
A journalist for more than 30 years, Cliff began his career as a court reporter in London and moved to Hong Kong in 1994 to join the SCMP. Specialising in court reporting and legal affairs, he has held a variety of editorial positions, including Deputy Editor and Acting Editor-in-Chief.