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  1. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    A life in court: lawyers, robbers and other reptiles

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... judges of the Court of Final Appeal, Bokhary describes this pivotal moment and many others from his years on the bench in his autobiography Recollections, seen exclusively by the South China ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Kemal Bokhary's memoirs recall big moments in his rise from factory floor to top-level judge A life in court: lawyers, robbers and other reptiles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1221701/life-court-lawyers-robbers-and-other-reptiles
  2. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Appeal court judges should all be Chinese nationals, scholars say

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... nationals' All judges of the Court of Final Appeal should be Chinese nationals, to reflect the principle of Hongkongers ruling Hong Kong, two key Basic Law experts say. The idea was floated by mainland scholar Cheng Jie, who suggested the Court of Final Appeal undergo a reform. "It should not only be a court for the [city] but also a national court," Cheng, who is Tsinghua ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1075187/appeal-court-judges-should-all-be-chinese-nationals-scholars-say
  3. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Judge Frank Stock 'entirely confident' of courts' independence

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 03:44am by Stuart Lau

    ... by the willingness of foreign judges to sit in courts here, a retired Court of Appeal judge says. Mr Justice Frank Stock, who retired as the court's vice-president in June, said he was "entirely confident" the judiciary would continue to be "highly professional". Stock, who sits in the Court of Final Appeal as a non-permanent judge, made the remarks in an interview with Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1624010/judge-frank-stock-entirely-confident-courts-independence
  4. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Retiring Court of Final Appeal judge Kemal Bokhary warns of legal turmoil

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... of a 2001 Court of Final Appeal ruling which conferred automatic residency on babies born to mainland parents in Hong Kong. He also disagreed with Basic Law Committee vice-chairwoman Elsie Leung ... Kong, a retiring judge of the top court said yesterday. Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary said "talk about reinterpreting a decision of the courts of long standing" was one specific element ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1069047/retiring-court-final-appeal-judge-kemal-bokhary-warns-legal-turmoil
  5. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Kemal Bokhary rejects call to exclude overseas judges from top court

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... the posts. Bokhary, who retired as a permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal last month, was responding to a mainland scholar's suggestion that overseas judges should be excluded from Hong ... Appeal judges should all be Chinese nationals or permanent Hong Kong residents. Bokhary was also asked about the Court of Final Appeal ruling in 2001 conferring automatic residency on babies born ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1084124/kemal-bokhary-rejects-call-exclude-overseas-judges-top-court
  6. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Don't involve us in your fights, court tells Legco

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:06am by JULIE CHU

    ... and uncertainties in the Legislative Council. This was the reason given yesterday when the Court of Final Appeal handed down a judgment to explain why it refused an appeal by lawmaker "Long Hair" ... arising from the law-making body. The Court of Appeal and the top court have now upheld this decision. Leung said last night that the court had failed to resolve the fundamental problem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1604051/dont-involve-us-your-fights-court-tells-legco
  7. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Hong Kong's judicial independence at risk, warn pan-democrats

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT, Austin Chiu

    ... by the government to invite the Court of Final Appeal to refer the right of abode issue to Beijing has been condemned as a "very inappropriate" move that endangers judicial independence. ... Jan Court of Final Appeal, in case of Ng Ka-ling v Director of Immigration, rules it is not necessary for a parent to be a Hong Kong permanent resident at the time of the birth of a child ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1104764/hong-kongs-judicial-independence-risk-warn-pan-democrats
  8. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Top court to give landmark judgment on right of abode issues

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Top court to rule on right of abode Hong Kong's top court will hand down a landmark judgment today with far-reaching implications on right-of-abode issues facing foreign domestic helpers and children born in the city to mainlanders. The Court of Final Appeal's ruling will decide whether foreign domestic helpers have the right to apply ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1198930/top-court-give-landmark-judgment-right-abode-issues
  9. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Reform gets tough on squatters' rights

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by Phila Siu

    ... said. In May last year, a family won a claim to ownership of part of a lane behind the popular Lee Theatre Plaza in Causeway Bay. The decision by the Court of Appeal means the two corners where ... in court. But under the commission's recommendation, the user would have to notify the owner in the 10th year of any plan to take legal possession, giving the owner two years to respond. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620841/reform-gets-tough-squatters-rights
  10. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Beijing loyalists fault top court's 'dictatorial' style

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 04:14am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Voice of Loving Hong Kong vows to scrutinise Court of Final Appeal's 'erroneous' judgments Beijing loyalists fault top court ... interfering with judicial independence. The group, Voice of Loving Hong Kong, said yesterday it would collaborate with legal professionals to "check and balance the Court of Final Appeal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1407129/beijing-loyalists-fault-top-courts-dictatorial-style

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