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  1. Judiciary to return to Legco Building

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng and Albert Wong The judiciary will return to the Legislative Council Building in the form of the Court of Final Appeal in 2012, a century after the building was inaugurated as the Supreme Court. The court will occupy the building once the legislature moves to Tamar in Admiralty. 'The building is the most appropriate location for the [Court of Final Appeal], having ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/677076/judiciary-return-legco-building
  2. A judicial achiever who steadied the ship

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Cliff Buddle

    ... and controversially- established Court of Final Appeal on a firm footing. This meant finding top-class judges from Hong Kong and overseas. One of his greatest achievements, some lawyers say, has been the ability to hire respected justices from Commonwealth countries to sit as non-permanent judges of the court. It is seen as having contributed to high-quality judgments, enabling the Court of Final ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691318/judicial-achiever-who-steadied-ship
  3. Experts likely to be the final witnesses

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... thereafter. In the event of a judgment for either party, an appeal by the losing party could be made at the Court of Appeal, and possibly a further appeal to the Court of Final Appeal. ... Yvonne Tsui and Loretta Fong The hearing to decide who will inherit Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum's vast fortune will enter its final stage with the hearing of evidence from two fung shui ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/686389/experts-likely-be-final-witnesses
  4. Motorist's right-to-silence fight may go to Court of Final Appeal

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Brieger A motorist's fight to overhaul city traffic laws may be headed to the Court of Final Appeal. A three-judge panel of the Court of Appeal, which struck down Richard ... But the three judges agreed yesterday that the case raised an issue of 'great and general importance' that should be heard by the Court of Final Appeal. 'As soon as the magistrate ruled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673223/motorists-right-silence-fight-may-go-court-final-appeal
  5. Justice's role in selection of law dean a conflict of interest

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of its law faculty dean. The justice's presence on the committee that reviews the law dean's appointment entails conflict of interest. As a justice of the Court of Final Appeal, Mr ... the justice's opinions could and should be challenged. The judge could be impartial when he reviews the appointment of the law dean who can influence academic discussions of the Court of Final ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684447/justices-role-selection-law-dean-conflict-interest
  6. Abode seekers demand action

    Posted Jan 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a court ruling that allowed thousands of them to stay in the city. That judgment by the Court of Final Appeal on January 29, 1999, was overruled by the National People's Congress five months ... Siu-kwong. Some chanted 'Give me back my right of abode' outside the Court of Final Appeal. Some abode seekers living illegally in Hong Kong also joined the march and vigil. Cardinal Joseph ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/668285/abode-seekers-demand-action
  7. Foreign influence 'significant' in local rights cases

    Posted Apr 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Foreign judges and lawyers have exerted a 'significant international influence' in human rights cases heard by the Court of Final Appeal in the past 10 years, a study ... lasting four days. A matter of principles Authorship/co-authorship of majority judgments in Court of Final Appeal rights cases Permanent judges Andrew Li: 17 Roberto Ribeiro: 11 Kemal Bokhary: 10 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/675619/foreign-influence-significant-local-rights-cases
  8. Former Court of Final Appeal judge dies

    Posted Dec 16th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Sir Alan Huggins, a former non-permanent Court of Final Appeal judge, died in Britain on Thursday at 88. He served local courts for 50 years, starting as a magistrate in 1953. Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang said Huggins had won respect and admiration through his learning and sense of justice. 'He set the highest standards and applied himself tirelessly.' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/701467/former-court-final-appeal-judge-dies
  9. Judges' terms extended

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Twelve non-permanent judges of the Court of Final Appeal had their terms extended for another three years, the judiciary announced yesterday. They are: Sir Noel Power, Gerald Nazareth, Barry Mortimer, Henry Litton, Michael McHugh, Thomas Gault, Sir Anthony Mason, Sir Gerard Brennan, Lord Millett, Lord Woolf, Lord Scott and Lord Hoffmann. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/685012/judges-terms-extended
  10. Kissel wins right to be heard by Court of Final Appeal

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Brieger Nancy Kissel was granted a hearing at the Court of Final Appeal yesterday after one of the city's top judges said hearsay evidence at her murder trial had been ... husband Robert Kissel in a sensational case. The city's highest court could order a new trial for the mother of three, or deny her appeal against conviction. Kissel, 44, received a life ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/677085/kissel-wins-right-be-heard-court-final-appeal

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