Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: white paper

  • Why Hong Kong’s Lawyers Marched

    –Alyssa S. King and Alvin Y. H. Cheung On June 27, 2014, up to 1,800 of Hong Kong’s legal professionals, including barristers, who litigate in the courts, and solicitors, who handle all lay client-facing work, marched in silence across the city’s center – for the third time since China resumed sovereignty in 1997[i] – in opposition to a recent white paper published by the State Council (“the White Paper”).[ii]