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Perspectives on Hong Kong Constitutional Law–Views from Law Students

Editors’ Note: We are pleased to feature these two posts on Hong Kong Constitutional Law, authored by students learning the subject under the supervision of Professor Rehan Abeyratne at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Below, Professor Abeyratne first offers a brief introduction; the two student posts follow. Introduction to Hong Kong Constitutional Law Student

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Published on July 24, 2018
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Two Kinds of Unconstitutional Constitutional Interpretations in China’s Hong Kong

—Dr. P.Y. Lo, Barrister-at-law, Gilt Chambers, Hong Kong; Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong The taking of oaths by two members of the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) at the first meeting of the newly elected Legislative Council on 12 October

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Published on December 23, 2016
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The Crisis of Judicial Independence in Hong Kong

—Wilson Yuen, MA (University of Chicago, ’16), JD (The University of Hong Kong, ’12), BA (University of California, Los Angeles ’10) In the 2016 Legislative Council (LegCo) General Election, Youngspiration, one of the political parties founded after the 2014 “umbrella revolution,” managed to send Mr. Sixtus Leung Chung Hang and Miss Yau Wai Ching to

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Published on November 4, 2016
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