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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 ...

  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 ...

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    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 ...

  4. 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," ...

  5. 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 ...

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    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 ...

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    'Preserve stability', Vice-President Li Yuanchao says, in appeal to Hong Kong's youth

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by Cary Huang, He Huifeng

    ... Cary Huang and He Huifeng Li Yuanchao appeals to Hong Kong's young people to support the government's plans for reform, as student groups take to the streets Preserve stability, ... all appealed to mainlanders to show their support for Hong Kong people. In Shenzhen, four Hong Kong journalists were taken away by police and held for several hours while reporting ...

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    Rallying words for rule of law

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 04:05am by Stuart Lau and Gary Cheung

    ... the call to march. Lawyers will set off from the High Court on Queensway, Admiralty, tomorrow evening and march to the Court of Final Appeal on Battery Path, Central. The call to take ... judgment issued by the city's top court. Then on April 19, 2005, about 850 people, including more than 550 from legal circles, rallied in protest against another interpretation widely seen ...

  9. News - China - POLITICS

    Li Peng finally denies old rumours he is ex-premier Zhou Enlai's adopted son

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:57pm by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Ex-premier recalls family life in memoir but refutes speculation late premier took him in Li Peng denies Zhou Enlai adopted him Former premier Li Peng has revealed details about his family in his official memoir, but denies he was ...

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    New-towns plan faces legal challenge from lawmaker

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Tony Cheung and Julie Chu

    ... Tony Cheung and Julie Chu Court should overturn funding approval because Finance Committee chairman acted outside his power, says independent legislator New-towns plan faces legal challenge from lawmaker The pan-democrats' challenge to Legislative Council Finance Committee chairman Ng Leung-sing has moved to the High Court after independent lawmaker Wong Yuk-man filed ...




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