Legal Trivia Quiz

There are a number of cases which are very well known for the important legal principles that they have decided but often the backstory is forgotten. This month we look at some trivia from some of...
March 2019
Law students (and often lawyers) are often puzzled by the many initials used to describe judge’s and other legal professionals. This month’s quiz tests readers knowledge of some of the initials that...
February 2019
For this month’s quiz, readers are tested on their knowledge of some well-known phrases and expressions from cases, constitutions and other legal texts. 1. Which word completes the following...
January 2019
The opening of the High Speed Railway Station in West Kowloon, has brought an enclave of Mainland Chinese jurisdiction to the Hong Kong. This month’s quiz therefore covers some of the special rules...
December 2018
This year’s Christmas quiz, as for previous years, is to match names to photos. This year we feature court buildings from, principally, common law jurisdictions around the world. Match the court name...
December 2018
The United States Supreme Court has been in the news in the past months. This quiz test readers’ knowledge of the institution. 1. The US Supreme Court was established in which year? A. 1776...
October 2018
Rounding out our foray into law and show business, this time we return to cases where celebrities have been before the courts, this time outside of Hong Kong. 1. Panayiotou v Sony Music...
August 2018
This quiz we continue to delve into the world of fiction (and, perhaps, fantasy) where lawyers are all attractive and always seem to win their cases - often because they are untroubled by pesky...
June 2018
This month, our questions concern perhaps the most famous fictional lawyer of the common law world, Horace Rumpole. The questions have been prepared by Douglas Clark, Barrister-at-Law. Suggestions...
April 2018
This month, we return to esoterica about members of Hong Kong’s legal community. The questions have been prepared by Douglas Clark, Barrister-at-Law. Suggestions for questions to appear in next...
March 2018
This month, we focus on Hong Kong celebrities and artistes who have found themselves before the Hong Kong courts for a variety of reasons. The questions have been prepared by Douglas Clark,...
January 2018
This year’s Christmas quiz, as for previous years, is to match names to photos. This year we feature famous female judges and jurists from Hong Kong and abroad. The questions have been prepared by...
December 2017
This month, we focus on current and historical borders and other geographical oddities. The questions have been prepared by Douglas Clark, Barrister-at-Law. Suggestions for questions to appear in...
November 2017
This month, we test readers’ knowledge of the Basic Law.. The questions have been prepared by Douglas Clark, Barrister-at-Law. Suggestions for questions to appear in next month’s journal are most...
October 2017
Hong Kong has a bilingual legal system. But, in fact, remnants of a third language, Latin, can still be heard in the courts and can find their way into judgments and submissions. This month, we test...
September 2017
This month, we focus on the prosecution of criminal offences in Hong Kong and some of the colourful prosecutors who have appeared before the courts. The questions have been prepared by Douglas...
August 2017
This month, we focus on one of Hong Kong’s most important legal institutions, the jury. The questions have been prepared by Douglas Clark, Barrister. Suggestions for questions to appear in next...
July 2017
This month, we return to some questions about our courts and some Hong Kong legal trivia. The questions have been prepared by Douglas Clark, Barrister. Suggestions for questions to appear in next...
June 2017
This month’s questions focus on legal vacations and holidays. The questions have been prepared by Douglas Clark, Barrister. Suggestions for questions to appear in next month’s journal are most...
May 2017
This month, our questions focus on some famous criminal cases in Hong Kong and other British courts in Asia. The questions have been prepared by Douglas Clark, Barrister. Suggestions for questions...
April 2017