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Rule of Law Education project (ROLE) at HKU!

ROLE serves as a resource for a variety of stakeholders in Hong Kong –

from members of the HKU community, to teachers in Hong Kong secondary schools, to the general public

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Contempt of Court
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About the Rule of Law

Commenting on

Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Co (1893)

—Professor Hugh Collins

“[The law's] doctrinal integrity helps to achieve legitimacy, because the law can be presented as objective and neutral, not a matter of politics or preference…and applied impartially and fairly to all citizens.”