Hong Kong Fifteen Years after the Handover: One Country, Which Direction?

12 Pages Posted: 21 May 2018

Date Written: 2013

Abstract

In 2012, Hong Kong marked the fifteenth anniversary of the handover of sovereignty from the United Kingdom to the People’s Republic of China. In this Essay, Martin S. Flaherty gives an overview of the handover process, discusses its impact on the Hong Kong Judiciary, and provides an introduction to the themes discussed by Justice Kemal Bokhary in his Essay “The Rule of Law in Hong Kong Fifteen Years After the Handover.”

Suggested Citation

Flaherty, Martin S., Hong Kong Fifteen Years after the Handover: One Country, Which Direction? (2013). Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 51, No. 275, 2013; Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3182714. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3182714

Martin S. Flaherty (Contact Author)

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