Ma to nom­i­nate 4 jus­tices for Con­sti­tu­tional Court

The China Post - - LOCAL -

Pres­i­dent Ma Ying- jeou on Thurs­day will name four nom­i­nees to serve as jus­tices of the Con­sti­tu­tional Court, as the eight-year term of four of the 15 in­cum­bent jus­tices will ex­pire on Sept. 30, said a source close to the pres­i­dent Wed­nes­day.

The pres­i­dent’s nom­i­nees are ex­pected to be Huang Horng-shya ( ), the first fe­male lawyer ever named as a can­di­date for the Con­sti­tu­tional Court; Wu Chen-huan ( ), the deputy min­is­ter of jus­tice and a state pros­e­cu­tor for 31 years; Tsai Ming-cheng ( ), a for­mer dean of the Col­lege of Law at Na­tional Tai­wan Uni­ver­sity; and Lin Jyun-yi ( ), pres­i­dent of the Shilin Dis­trict Court, the source said.

Huang is a prac­tic­ing lawyer and an ac­tivist for women’s rights, Wu has ex­ten­sive ex­pe­ri­ence in pros­e­cu­tion, Tsai is an ex­pert in Civil Law and In­tel­lec­tual Prop­erty Law, and Lin is an ex­pert in crim­i­nal law pro­ce­dures.

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