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  1. News - China - COURTS

    Bribe or donation? Ex-Shenzhen official's retrial focuses on 1 million yuan he sent to temple

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 06:50pm by Angela Meng

    ... yesterday that he chose to make the donation in his son’s name, due to his status as a civil servant at the time. His lawyers argued that since the money came from Li, then-chairman of the Shenzhen ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Raymond Kwok’s diary reveals calls to Rafael Hui after Tung Chee-hwa stepped down

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 11:35pm by Staff Reporters

    ... with Hui on March 22, a day after the press reported Hui's close links with SHKP as speculation mounted that the former career civil servant would return to the government. Tsang was appointed ...

  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

    ... secretary. Amid this speculation, Hui terminates his consultancy contract with SHKP. 3.57pm:  Perry says Hui, a civil servant for 30 years and awardee of the prestigious Grand Bauhinia Medal ... made out to Hui for a payment of HK$4.12 million, in recognition of his "excellent" civil service performance between April 2005 and February 2006. They are accused of making ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Rafael Hui trial highlights the importance of jury service

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:41pm by Cliff Buddle

    ... to be aware of how important a civil duty jury service is. The jury system involves human beings unfamiliar with the court process. It will not always run smoothly, especially where long trials ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Legal expert calls for increase in city's 'outdated' jury pool

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

    ... be reviewed. In Hong Kong, jurors are local residents who have been sworn to hear and pass verdict on an accused person in a criminal case. In some civil cases, such as actions for defamation ...

  6. News - China - COURTS

    China sentences two to death over Xinjiang unrest

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 09:51am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing A court in China has sentenced two men to death over violent unrest in the ethnically divided western region of Xinjiang that left 21 people dead, state ... ethnic Uygurs, many of whom complain of religious and cultural repression by Chinese authorities. The region is regularly hit by unrest. Violent riots involving Uygurs and members of China’s Han ...

  7. Business - Money - COURTS

    HKMEx handed wind-up order as lawsuits mount against founder

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 01:15am by ENOCH YIU AND JULIE CHU

    ... sued him for failing to repay a debt of HK$40 million. The HKMEx and Cheung also face further civil actions from LCH Clearnet, a British clearing house, for financial transaction settlements ...

  8. News - World - COURTS

    Hollywood 'sex with teens ring': Bryan Singer's accuser names more names

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:04pm by AP

    ... of limitations in civil sex abuse cases. Singer's attorney Marty Singer, who is not a relative, denied the director abused Egan, calling the allegations defamatory. He said the director ...

  9. News - World - COURTS

    Facebook claimant to face fraud charges

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 06:22am by Reuters

    ... the criminal case. On Friday, Ceglia's defence lawyer David Patton argued that the government should be barred from prosecuting him for allegations he made in the context of a civil lawsuit, ... Patton's arguments at a later date if the case went to trial. After the hearing, Ceglia vowed to press forward with his claims against Facebook, while his civil attorney, Joseph Alioto, said ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Waiting times lengthen for civil and criminal cases in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Patsy.moy@scmp.com Judiciary seeks to ease pressure by hiring more judges and encouraging mediation Waiting times lengthen for civil, criminal cases The waiting times for both civil and criminal trials in the Court of First Instance have soared up to 50 per cent over targets for last year. The judiciary said lengthening waiting times were the result of many factors, ...




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