Is a hospital liable for the negligence of its non-medical staff?

You rush an injured friend to the hospital. The A&E staff say, "Please wait, we're busy". Your friend succumbs to his injuries. If you sued the hospital, will you win?

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When is a person ‘in contempt of court’?

Recently, the courts granted permission for the Attorney General to bring contempt proceedings against two practising lawyers. When can a person be 'cited for contempt of court'? How does the law of contempt work?

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Will a Royal Commission guarantee a squeaky-clean, independent judiciary?

Will the formation of a Royal Commission heal the Judiciary's deathly fever?

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What is so important about the Chinese New Year?

There are at least three reasons why the Chinese celebrate the New Year: one concerns a terrifying monster. The other is the winter solstice. The third is, by far, the most important. Read on...

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Can a judge dance?

Why not? Dancing is an expression of joy. A judge is human. Why should a judge be deprived of joy? Yet, whether a judge could dance publicly would depend on the occasion, wouldn’t it? Which side of the line did the CJ and the AG tread last week?

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Can the King resign?

Yesterday, there was a flurry of social media messages that the King had resigned. Can His Majesty do that? That is the question. What is the answer?

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