Yes, we have no gavels
11 March 2012

Pop quiz: what is wrong with this image, found on the MMT web site?

or this one, see on TVB's evening news last week:

Answer: judges in HK courts and the Market Misconduct Tribunal don't use gavels. Unless they are running auctions on the side. HK courts take their traditions from English courts, which never used gavels either.

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