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The American Lawyer: The Global Lawyer: A Salute to Hong Kong's Occupy Central

December 14, 2014

Sharon Hom of Human Rights in China says the political maturity of Hong Kong's bar serves as a beacon to lawyers in mainland China, who are engaged in their own incipient struggle for human rights. (See The Global Lawyer: Two Paths to Real Rule of Law in China.)

But Hong Kong's 1,100 feisty barristers deserve even higher praise. By manning the Rule of Law's barricades, they inspire lawyers everywhere.