Court will not hear legal challenge to HKU Council’s decision to veto scholar Johannes Chan’s promotion

The High Court has refused to grant leave to an application of judicial review after the University of Hong Kong’s ruling body rejected the promotion of former law dean Johannes Chan Man-mun in September 2015. Former HKU Students’ Union president Billy Fung Jing-en and vice-president Colman Li Fung-kei, who brought the legal challenge in December 2015, argued that […]