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3Novices:Don’t bring politics into court, Hong Kong Bar Association chief warns after ‘yellow’ remark in Occupy assault case

Hong Kong’s Bar Association chairman has warned against lawyers bringing politics into court a day after a barrister defending a policeman in an Occupy assault case questioned if the prosecutor was “yellow” – the symbolic colour of the civil disobedience movement.
Paul Lam Ting-kwok SC says that labelling the political affiliation of lawyers in the middle of legal proceedings would only deepen public misunderstanding of the rule of law.
Speaking at a ceremony for the…
June 10, 2017 at 12:25PM http://ift.tt/2rLoEcZ
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