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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    PLA soldier repeats insult in court allegedly made by accused barracks trespasser

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 03:53am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Court hears trespass accused's alleged slur A People's Liberation Army soldier repeated a Cantonese insult in court yesterday and imitated a gun ... Cantonese and had been testifying in Putonghua, uttered a vulgar expression in Cantonese with a northern accent, when asked by the prosecutor what exactly was said that day. Wu said he saw the first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1517392/pla-soldier-repeats-insult-court-allegedly-made-accused-barracks
  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Jurors in trial of Rafael Hui and Kwok brothers told not to worry over complexities

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:48pm by Austin Chiu and Stuart Lau

    ... Perry QC said as he started his opening speech, which he said would run into next week. Perry assured jurors that he would use "ordinary language" and promised to make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1526234/jurors-trial-rafael-hui-and-kwok-brothers-not-worry-over-complexities
  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Live blog: Rafael Hui portrayed as Kwoks' 'inside man' as prosecution sets out case in graft trial

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 10:13am by Stuart Lau, Austin Chiu, Enoch Yiu

    ... to peruse Chinese-language newspaper clippings and other supporting documents. What the Chief Executive did not know was that... [Hui] received millions of dollars in secret payments David Perry QC, ... voice, offers reassurances to the jury about what might seem like an overwhelming task ahead. He tries to explain the case in simple language. "[It] must be a little intimidating because ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1525761/live-rafael-hui-kwok-brothers-graft-trial-resumes-new-jury
  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Corruption trial delayed as judge ‘reluctantly’ discharges jury

    Posted May 28th 2014, 01:44pm by Stuart Lau, Patsy Moy and Enoch Yiu

    ... to the Cantonese word for "cheap". Hui, 66, faces eight charges related to bribery and misconduct in public office. SHKP co-chairman Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong, 62, faces one charge of conspiracy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520286/one-week-delay-hui-kwoks-graft-trial-entire-jury-discharged
  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Activists admit trespassing at PLA barracks

    Posted May 20th 2014, 04:04am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... motivated. The prosecution and defence spent most of yesterday afternoon discussing whether a video clip- taken by reporters of the Chinese-language Apple Daily newspaper- was admissible. Duty lawyer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1515953/activists-admit-trespassing-pla-barracks
  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hard labour for lawyers who speak only English

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Civil cases in the High Court have shown the opposite trend. Some say the change is good as Cantonese is the mother tongue for the vast majority of the city's population. But the situation ... of language ability." For those who remain, the workload has dropped. Oderberg estimated that among those lawyers with 10 to 20 years' experience who are unable to conduct litigation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1204277/hard-labour-lawyers-who-speak-only-english
  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Legal expert calls for increase in city's 'outdated' jury pool

    Posted May 10th 2014, 02:59am by Eddie Lee

    ... eligible. Legislation on the appointment of jurors now requires that, among other things, a juror must be between 21 and 65 years of age, and have "a sufficient knowledge of the language ... to be jurors, he added, as linguistic competence might not necessarily be reflected by the education one got. In addition, an increasing number of trials were conducted in Chinese, the language used ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1508717/legal-expert-calls-increase-citys-outdated-jury-pool
  8. News - World - COURTS

    Prosecution calls for Oscar Pistorius to have month of psychiatric tests

    Posted May 13th 2014, 01:27am by VARIOUS

    ... to understand why," Vorster said. "His mother could not have comforted him because he was pre- language phase. It would been perceived as traumatic assault." The Pistorius children were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1510969/prosecution-calls-oscar-pistorius-have-month-psychiatric-tests
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Man accused of attacking media boss with metal bars appears in court

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:14am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com No plea for man accused of attack on media boss One of three people alleged to have used metal bars to attack two executives of a planned new Chinese-language newspaper appeared in Kowloon City Court yesterday. Chung Wai-chung, 22, entered no plea to one count of conspiracy to cause grievous bodily harm with intent. He is accused of attacking Lei Iun-han, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1502864/man-accused-attacking-media-boss-metal-bars-appears-court
  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Couple fined HK$1,000 each for swearing at doctor

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 05:11am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... When police officers arrived, Wong said: "You police have only 30,000 men. I can also call up my men," the court heard. Deputy Special Magistrate Simon Ho said: "The Cantonese ... doctor on duty was busy on an emergency rescue. He said he felt scared by the couple's behaviour. Both defendants denied the charge of using language likely to cause offence or annoyance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1429838/couple-fined-hk1000-each-swearing-doctor

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