Michael Ramsden

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law

6/F, Lee Shau Kee Building

Shatin, New Territories

Kowloon, Sha Tin

Hong Kong

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1.

Same Sex Marriage in Hong Kong: The Case for a Constitutional Right

The International Journal of Human Rights (Volume 19, Issue 1, January 2015, pages 90-103), The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015-12
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2016
Michael Ramsden and Luke Marsh
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Faculty of Law
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Same Sex Marriage, Constitutional Rights, Hong Kong

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Using the ICESCR in Hong Kong Courts

Hong Kong Law Journal, 2012
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2015
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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EC Dawn Raids: A Human Rights Violation?

The Competition Law Review, Vol. 5, NO. 1, pp 61-87, December 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 May 2011
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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EC Dawn Raids, right to privacy, privilege against self-incrimination, competition law

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The 'Right to Work' of Refugees in Hong Kong: MA v. Director of Immigration

International Journal of Refugee Law (2013) 25 (3): 574-596
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2016
Michael Ramsden and Luke Marsh
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Faculty of Law
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British Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria: Legal Issues Under the European Convention on Human Rights

European Human Rights Law Review (2) (2016) 151 , The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016-05
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2016
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Targeted killings; Right to life; Absolute necessity standard; ECHR extraterritorial application

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'The Future of Wednesbury Unreasonableness in the Substantive Review of Administrative Discretion: A Hong Kong Perspective'

Chinese Journal of Comparative Law (Forthcoming) , The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-31
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Oct 2020
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Wednesbury unreasonableness, proportionality, administrative law, common law judicial review

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'Defining Strategic Litigation' (2019) 4 Civil Justice Quarterly 407

'Defining Strategic Litigation' (2019) 4 Civil Justice Quarterly 407
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 26 May 2020
Michael Ramsden and Kris Gledhill
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and University of Auckland
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strategic litigation, lawyering for change, public interest litigation, test case litigation, cause lawyering

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Joint Criminal Enterprise: Cambodia’s Reply to Tadić

International Criminal Law Review 11 (2011) 137–154
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Jun 2012
Michael Ramsden and Luke Marsh
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Faculty of Law
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joint criminal enterprise, principle of legality, Khmer Rouge, Cambodia, crimes against humanity, war crimes, genocide, mode of liability

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'Reasonable Grounds to Believe': An Unreasonably Unclear Evidentiary Threshold in the ICC Statute

Journal of International Criminal Justice (2015) 13(3) 555-577, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015-07
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2015
Michael Ramsden and Cecilia Chung
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and Independent
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'Uniting for Peace' and Humanitarian Intervention: The Authorising Function of the UN General Assembly

Washington International Law Journal, 2016, Forthcoming, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016-04
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2016
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Humanitarian Intervention, Uniting for Peace Resolution, Powers of the UN General Assembly

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Immigration Judicial Review in Hong Kong: The Developing Legal Framework

(2019) 33(2) Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law 177
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Oct 2019
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Immigration judicial review, Hong Kong judicial review, administrative law, constitutional law

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The Politicisation of Hybrid Courts: Observations from the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

International Criminal Law Review, 14(1), 115-147
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Mar 2015
Tomas Hamilton and Michael Ramsden
University of Amsterdam - University of Amsterdam Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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hybrid tribunals, political interference, judicial independence, Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, ECCC, international criminal law, international criminal justice, international crime, Khmer Rouge, genocide, Cambodia, graft

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Reviewing the United Kingdom's ICCPR Immigration Reservation in Hong Kong Courts

'Reviewing the United Kingdom's ICCPR Immigration Reservation in Hong Kong Courts', (2014) 63(03) International and Comparative Law Quarterly 635-663, 2014
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Apr 2015
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Reservations, ICCPR, Hong Kong, Immigration Legislation, Constitutional Law, International Law in Domestic Courts

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Using Clinical Education to Innovate the Law Curriculum and Address an Unmet Legal Need: A Hong Kong Perspective

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Jun 2012
Michael Ramsden and Luke Marsh
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Faculty of Law
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Clinical legal education, Hong Kong law, experiential learning, pro bono law, legal education reform

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Assessing U.S. Targeted Killings Under an International Human Rights Law Framework

Groningen Journal of International Law, Vol. 1, Ed. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Apr 2015
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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US Targeted Killings, Applicable International Legal Framework , International Human Rights Law

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Using International Law in Hong Kong Courts: An Examination of Non-Refoulement Litigation

42 Common Law World Review 215 (2013)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2016
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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International law in domestic courts, non-refoulement, doctrine of incorporation, judicial review

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Uniting for MH17

Asian Journal of International Law (2016), Forthcoming, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016-08
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2016
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Refugees in Hong Kong: Developing the Legal Framework for Socio-Economic Rights Protection

Refugees in Hong Kong: Developing the Legal Framework for Socio-Economic Rights Protection, Human Rights Law Review (2014) 14(2): 267-299
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2015
Michael Ramsden and Luke Marsh
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Faculty of Law
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Refugees, International Refugee Law, Socio-Economic Rights Adjudication, Hong Kong Constitutional Law, International Law in Domestic Courts

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Targeted Killings and International Human Rights Law: The Case of Anwar Al-Awlaki

Journal of Conflict & Security Law (2011), Vol. 16 No. 2, 385-406
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2016
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Targeted killings, drones, international human rights law, international law

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Hong Kong Basic Law Handbook (2nd edition) (Foreword, Preface, and Table of Contents)

Hong Kong Basic Law Handbook (2nd edition), Sweet & Maxwell, Hong Kong: 2019; ISBN 978 962 66196 0 5, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-07
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Apr 2019
Michael Ramsden and Stuart Hargreaves
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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hongkong, law, constitutionallaw, constitutions, rights, china, commonlaw, basiclaw, interpretation, judicialconsideration

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'The Crime of Genocide in General Assembly Resolutions: Legal Foundations and Effects', Human Rights Law Review

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-20, Human Rights Law Review 2021 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Sep 2020
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Genocide, General Assembly resolutions, United Nations, International criminal law

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Hong Kong's 'High Standard of Fairness' Principle and New Statutory Torture Screening Mechanism

Public Law (April 2013) 232
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2015
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Dualism in the Basic Law: The First 20 Years

(2019) 49(1) Hong Kong Law Journal 239
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Oct 2019
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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dualism, international law in domestic courts, Hong Kong public law, basic law

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Reflections on a High School Mooting Competition: Bridging the Gap between Secondary and Tertiary Education

The Law Teacher, Forthcoming, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015-14
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2016
Michael Ramsden and Luke Marsh
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Faculty of Law
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'English Administrative Law in Post-Handover Hong Kong', in Swati Jhaveri and Michael Ramsden (eds.) Judicial Review of Administrative Action across the Common Law World: Origins and Adaptations (Cambridge University Press 2020)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 19
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Aug 2020
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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'International Responsibility of War Profiteers for Trafficking in Persons', in Nina Jorgensen (ed) The International Criminal Responsibility of War's Funders and Profiteers (Cambridge University Press, 2020)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-16
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Aug 2020
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Human Trafficking, International Criminal Law, International Criminal Court

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Pathways to Social Transformation Through Clinic: Developing a 'Social Justice' Culture in Hong Kong

Sarker (ed) Clinical Legal Education in Asia: Accessing Justice for the Underprivileged (Palgrave 2015), The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015-13
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2016
Luke Marsh and Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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'International Influences on English Judicial Review and Implications for the Exportability of English Law', in Swati Jhaveri and Michael Ramsden (eds.) Judicial Review of Administrative Action across the Common Law World: Origins and Adaptations (Cambridge University Press 2020)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-17
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Aug 2020
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Dualism, judicial review, English administrative law

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'Judging Socio-Economic Rights in Hong Kong', (2018) 16(2) International Journal of Constitutional Law 447

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Aug 2020
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Socio-economic rights, human rights law, judicial review, Hong Kong

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‘Uniting Against Impunity: The UN General Assembly as Catalyst for Action at the ICC’ (2017) 66(4) International and Comparative Law Quarterly 893

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper Forthcoming, King's College London Law School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Jul 2020
Michael Ramsden and Tomas Hamilton
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and University of Amsterdam - University of Amsterdam Faculty of Law
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International criminal law, impunity gap, powers of UN organs, universal jurisdiction, Uniting for Peace resolution

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‘Uniting for Peace in the Age of International Justice’, 42 Yale Journal of International Law Online (2016) 1.

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Aug 2020
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Uniting for Peace, atrocity crimes, human rights

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Cooperation with United Nations Atrocity Inquiries

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2021-12
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2022
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Atrocity crime inquiries, commissions of inquiry, UN investigations, duty to cooperate, UN practice, powers of UN organs, powers of the General Assembly

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'Economic Warfare', in Dražan Djukić and Niccolò Pons (eds.), The Companion to International Humanitarian Law (Brill, 2018), 316

Number of pages: 1 Posted: 19 Oct 2020
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Economic warfare, international humanitarian law

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Fostering Civic Engagement in Legal Education: Observations from Hong Kong

Asian Journal of Legal Education January 2014 1: 57-65
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2020
Michael Ramsden and Luke Marsh
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Faculty of Law
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Clinical Legal Education, Hong Kong

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Strategic Refugee Rights Litigation in Hong Kong: Impact and Backlash

Michael Ramsden, ‘Strategic Refugee Rights Litigation in Hong Kong: Impact and Backlash’, in Vincent Chetail and Shuvro Sarker (eds.) Refugee Law in Asia (2022 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Jan 2022
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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The International Dimension of the Hong Kong Constitutional Order

Michael Ramsden, ‘The International Dimension of the Hong Kong Constitutional Order’, in Bui Ngoc Son, Ryan Mitchell and Stuart Hargreaves (eds) Routledge Handbook of Constitutional Law in Greater China (2022 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Jan 2022
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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The Dialogic Function of ICJ Provisional Measures Decisions in the UN Political Organs: Assessing the Evidence

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper Forthcoming, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022/19
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Apr 2022
Michael Ramsden and Zixin Jiang
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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International Court of Justice, provisional measures, United Nations, public international law

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‘Bombardment’, in Dražan Djukić and Niccolò Pons (eds.), The Companion to International Humanitarian Law (Brill, 2018), 218-219

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Bombardment, international humanitarian law

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'Common Article 1’, in Dražan Djukić and Niccolò Pons (eds.), The Companion to International Humanitarian Law (Brill, 2018), 252-254

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Common Article 1, Geneva Conventions, international humanitarian law

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Human Rights Acts: The Mechanisms Compared by Kris Gledhill

(2016) 132 Law Quarterly Review 170
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 Oct 2020
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Collective Legalization as a Strategic Function of the UN General Assembly in Responding to Human Rights Violations

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 14 Apr 2022
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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UN General Assembly, international human rights law, United Nations law

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Misfeasance in Public Office

Michael Ramsden and Peter Chang, ‘Misfeasance in Public Office’, in Tort Law & Practice (Sweet & Maxwell, 2022 forthcoming)
Posted: 05 Jan 2022
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law

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International Justice in the United Nations General Assembly (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2021)

Posted: 09 Mar 2021
Michael Ramsden
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law

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International justice, atrocity crimes, mass atrocity, United Nations, United Nations General Assembly, United Nations Security Council, global governance

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Administrative Law in Hong Kong

Administrative Law in Hong Kong - Second Edition, December 2013, ISBN: 9789888147700
Posted: 12 Dec 2017
Swati Jhaveri, Michael Ramsden and Anne Scully-Hill
affiliation not provided to SSRN, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law

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Hong Kong Basic Law Handbook

Hong Kong, Sweet and Maxwell, 2015, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016-03
Posted: 12 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2016
Michael Ramsden and Stuart Hargreaves
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law

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Hong Kong Administrative Law

Posted: 19 Jun 2011
Swati Jhaveri, Michael Ramsden and Anne Scully-Hill
affiliation not provided to SSRN, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law

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judicial review, administrative law, constitutional law, constitutions, human rights, fundamental rights

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Effective Judicial Review: A Cornerstone of Good Governance

EFFECTIVE JUDICIAL REVIEW: A CORNERSTONE OF GOOD GOVERNANCE, Oxford University Press, 2010
Posted: 19 Jun 2011
University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law

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Judicial Review, Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Constitution