‘Judicial review king’ wins legal aid for jab case

A man who is challenging the government’s bid to annul some 20,000 Covid vaccine exemption certificates has been granted legal aid for the case.

Kwok Cheuk-kin’s application for legal aid had earlier been rejected on the grounds that he’s not directly affected by the case because he’s triple-jabbed.

But speaking outside the High Court on Tuesday, Kwok said he has successfully appealed against the decision.

“The reason for the successful appeal is that it’s a case of public interest and the Legal Aid Department should not reject me,” Kwok cited the judge as saying.

Kwok, who is also dubbed “king of judicial reviews” for the numerous legal challenges he filed, will return to court on Thursday for a hearing on his judicial review on the government’s attempt to invalidate vaccine exemption certificates issued by seven doctors suspected of giving them out without conducting proper medical consultations.

The certificates allow people who are not fully vaccinated to enter premises like restaurants. Government lawyers argue that the invalidation is justified on public health grounds and say that people affected can visit another doctor, including public doctors for free, to seek a new exemption certificate.

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Trump indictment odds skyrocket after bombshell Mar-a-Lago report, legal experts say

A bevy of legal experts, reacting to new explosive reporting about the Mar-a-Lago documents investigation, is convinced there is now enough evidence to charge former President Donald Trump with crimes.

Fresh details about the politically charged Justice Department inquiry, reported by the Washington Post and others on Wednesday, revealed a Trump employee told federal investigators that Trump himself ordered the moving of boxes stocked with records following a May subpoena for classified material, and security footage corroborated the account.


Government investigators are working to determine whether Trump committed a host of crimes, including those engaged with the destruction of government documents, mishandling of classified information, and obstruction.

Trump has denied any wrongdoing and has dubiously claimed that he declassified all the records taken from his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida. But this new reporting has given his naysayers more reason to suspect he’s vulnerable to an indictment.

“There it is,” national security lawyer Bradley Moss tweeted.

“Between this and the testimony of Alex Cannon (to name just two recent developments) Trump’s MAL goose is cooked. As I have oft said, the issue is no longer the proof, but DOJ’s will. Trump worker told the FBI about moving MAL boxes on Trump’s orders,” tweeted former Mueller “pit bull” prosecutor Andrew Weissmann.

Weissmann was referring to an attorney for Trumpwho assisted with the transfer of material to the National Archives but refused his request in February to say all the documents had been returned, according to the Washington Post.

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