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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Long Hair' denied bail for appeal to top court

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 06:17pm by JULIE CHU

    ... is appealing to the Court of Final Appeal after a High Court judge upheld his convictions on one count of disorderly behaviour and two of criminal damage last month. The charges relate to a public ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com 'Long Hair' denied bail for appeal to top court Lawmaker "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung will not be allowed out of prison to continue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1530900/filibuster-put-hold-top-court-denies-long-hair-bail
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Basic Law expert Alan Hoo 'clarifies' view on Chinese-only judges

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, LAUREN HO

    ... of the Basic Law Institute, Alan Hoo SC, has clarified that he did not suggest or agree with the idea that all judges of the Court of Final Appeal should be Chinese nationals. His remarks came days ... in their statements. Hoo said yesterday of Cheng's idea that all Court of Final Appeal judges should at least be Hong Kong permanent residents: "I just thought what she said was a valid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1080995/basic-law-expert-alan-hoo-clarifies-view-chinese-only-judges
  3. News - World - POLITICS

    Obama being sued by Republicans for exceeding his powers over health care

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 09:53pm by AP

    ... the House and were trying to force the Bush administration to honour House subpoenas of senior White House officials. Though the House won the first round in court, that decision was under appeal ... the health care law that, according to polls, remains poorly received by the public. Federal courts are often reluctant to intervene in disputes between the executive and legislative branches. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1563648/obama-being-sued-republicans-exceeding-his-powers-over-health-care
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Retired judge, law deans back silent Hong Kong marchers from legal profession

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 02:39am by Stuart Lau

    ... Court in Queensway to the Court of Final Appeal in Central. "It is important for the legal profession to send a clear message that any attempt to undermine the rule of law ... as a retired judge and two leading law deans stood by critics of Beijing's white paper, which categorises judges as administrators who need to be patriotic. Retired High Court judge William Waung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1541288/retired-judge-law-deans-back-silent-hong-kong-marchers-legal
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central leaders keeping plans under wraps to avoid conspiracy charges

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:02am by Joyce Ng

    ... But the court did not accept it as a mitigating factor, and in May denied their application to the Court of Final Appeal. Civic Party leader Alan Leong Kah-kit said he would not be surprised ... of conspiracy, said Young, who teaches criminal law and rights in the criminal process. Tai shares the concern. "This is the reason we have not announced any details on the final action plan," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1547669/occupy-leaders-risking-conspiracy-charges-ahead-action-law-professor
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Protesters speak up against lawyers' march

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by Austin Chiu

    ... paper. Junius Ho Kwan-yiu, who now sits on the society's council, issued a last-minute appeal and gathered about 20 people in front of the Court of Final Appeal on Battery Path less than ... Law", "protect Hong Kong" and "avoid trouble caused by reactionaries and secessionists". Meanwhile, about another 20 people gathered outside the High Court in Admiralty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1541989/protesters-speak-against-lawyers-march
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong lawyers march to defend judiciary in wake of Beijing's white paper

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 06:38pm by Stuart Lau, Austin Chiu, BRIAN YAP

    ... judiciary in wake of Beijing’s white paper Court of Final Appeal non-permanent judge Kemal Bokhary did not march but said he supported the cause. "I know what their values are and I support ... Solicitors also braved the heat and joined the march, from the High Court to the Court of Final Appeal, in apparent defiance of Law Society president Ambrose Lam San-keung, who earlier spoke ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1541814/hong-kong-lawyers-stage-silent-march-oppose-beijings-white-paper
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Anti-Occupy Central campaign plans march in protest of sit-in threat

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by SAMUEL CHAN, NG KANG-CHUNG, BRIAN YAP

    ... campaigners plan to stage a "walk for peace and universal suffrage" next month, and to offer free legal advice to small businesses in Central about how to ask the courts for an injunction ... the courts' order in 2012 to end an anti-capitalism protest camp that had occupied the open space under HSBC's headquarters for almost a year. It would advise business owners who felt the need ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562116/anti-occupy-central-campaign-plans-march-protest-sit-threat
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    ICAC drops bribery investigation into CY Leung sparked by Lew Mon-hung interview

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:08pm by SAMUEL CHAN and Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lew now faces charges of fraud and money laundering together with Pearl Oriental Oil chairman Wong Yuk-kwan and two others. A trial has been set for March 2 next year at the Court of First ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563360/icac-drops-bribery-investigation-cy-leung-sparked-lew-mon-hung
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Blueprint for 2017 chief executive election to be published in October

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by Joyce Ng

    ... with a final proposal to go before lawmakers in the first quarter of next year. The timetable was revealed by campaigners against the Occupy Central pro-democracy movement after they met Chief ... reform, Chow said. The committee is expected to make its decision next month. A government source yesterday confirmed that a consultation would start in the final quarter of this year and last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561341/blueprint-2017-arrive-october

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