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  1. Convicted lawyer in Chongqing triad case may face more charges

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the municipal government, said on Tuesday evening that since Li's imprisonment, authorities had received complaints about the lawyer's behaviour in defending other criminal cases. The Chongqing Jiangbei District People's Procuratorate was reviewing those cases to decide whether or not to press charges, Zhou said, without revealing specifics about the complaints. Also, Xinhua ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/742572/convicted-lawyer-chongqing-triad-case-may-face-more-charges
  2. The case for freeing the 'last hooligan'

    Posted Jan 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will not be free until 2020. Lawyers are now campaigning for his release. Hooliganism was a catch-all charge used to silence political dissent. It was also used, as in Niu's case, as an instrument of moral authoritarianism. To legal scholars, however, what sets his case apart is that there are no complications to achieving justice, like official corruption or cover-ups. Nor is Niu at fault, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/736208/case-freeing-last-hooligan
  3. Case builds against once-lauded liability law

    Posted Jan 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... in December 2009 after four revisions. But its passage has provided little comfort for the families of the victims, as the law would apply only to cases after it took effect. Even more unfortunate ... the company sued Guo in June for extortion in Chaoan county, where it is based. Sadly, Guo's case has gained little traction in the state media and internet forums. But as some lawyers have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/734681/case-builds-against-once-lauded-liability-law
  4. Milk hero's case shows how pressure can work

    Posted Nov 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhao, that is to be welcomed. However, the case does not inspire any confidence in the mainland's legal system or the rule of law. Lodging an appeal to a court should be straightforward. In Zhao's case it was anything but, with access being denied to lawyers, confusion over whether the documents had been filed and the legal team suddenly sacked without explanation. If Zhao agreed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731659/milk-heros-case-shows-how-pressure-can-work
  5. Recent court cases that have damaged the reputation of ancient Taoist arts

    Posted Sep 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 2009 Tony Chan Chun-chuen loses bid to claim Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum's estimated HK$100 billion fortune in a probate battle against her Chinachem Charitable Foundation. The case ... nine times to make the 'magic' work, but the model became pregnant. She had an abortion and reported the case to police. The man performed similar rituals with six other women. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/723990/recent-court-cases-have-damaged-reputation-ancient-taoist-arts
  6. Killing 'the saddest case you can come across'

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man It was, the lawyer for the defence said, 'the saddest case you can come across in Hong Kong'. Placed in foster care by his mother at an early age when his parents separated, Leung Ka-kit had located his father when he was 15 years old and moved in to live with him. As a grown man he paid the rent and household expenses and regularly gave money to his father. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/724441/killing-saddest-case-you-can-come-across
  7. Police ask for sentence review in Bokhary case

    Posted Aug 04th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... for the department said: 'The DOJ is giving this case its urgent and full consideration and should be able to announce its decision shortly.' In sentencing Bokhary- whose uncle is Mr Justice Kemal ... not usually drop a charge related to a separate incident, although it might be done for some minor charges from the same incident in a plea bargain. He feared the case might set a precedent for other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/721216/police-ask-sentence-review-bokhary-case
  8. Sentence in Bokhary case reviewed today

    Posted Aug 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Officers hoped a tariff would be set for sentencing in cases of assaults on police so that officers could have a clear understanding on the level of penalties for such serious offences, Liu said. ... The Bokhary case has also raised concerns about the inconsistency of maximum penalties for assaulting police under two ordinances. Bokhary was charged under the Police Ordinance, with a maximum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/721411/sentence-bokhary-case-reviewed-today
  9. Inquiry as sex blackmail case victim named

    Posted Aug 01st 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... been searched on the internet frequently and some sites have revealed details of the case. The exposure of the victims' identity came after the Law Society indicated that the gag order ... order was imposed- has a picture of X emblazoned on it. There is also background information on X and a compilation of news articles related to the blackmail case. Some comments lambast ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/721013/inquiry-sex-blackmail-case-victim-named
  10. Inquiry as sex blackmail case victim named

    Posted Aug 01st 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... been searched on the internet frequently and some sites have revealed details of the case. The exposure of the victims' identity came after the Law Society indicated that the gag order ... order was imposed- has a picture of X emblazoned on it. There is also background information on X and a compilation of news articles related to the blackmail case. Some comments lambast ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/721026/inquiry-sex-blackmail-case-victim-named

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