Date: Apr 26, 2015
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter
A Taipei District Court judge has joined calls to retract nominations to the Council of Grand Justices, saying one of the nominees played a role in a miscarriage of justice in a 1989 case.
President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) on Thursday sparked a firestorm over his naming of Shilin District Court President Lin Jyun-yi (林俊益) among four nominees to seats on the Council of Grand Justices, which is responsible for interpretation of the Constitution.
Legal reform organizations cited a case in 1989, when Lin was a public prosecutor in Taipei. [FULL STORY]