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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Transgender marriage legal by July even if government misses deadline

    Posted May 27th 2014, 04:22am by Phila Siu

    ... when the Court of Final Appeal granted a transgender person known as W the right to marry her male fiance. Since then the government has been criticised for dragging its feet, and with little ... yesterday that the government's slowness to act had given lawmakers too little time to discuss the bill. He said that while the Court of Final Appeal issued its ruling in May last year, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519694/transgender-marriage-legal-july-even-if-government-misses-deadline
  9. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Top Hong Kong judge refuses to let solicitors wear wigs in higher courts

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... in the High Court and Court of Final Appeal, alongside barristers. They argued that the wearing of wigs was essential in helping to ensure justice is done, as a difference in appearance could ... to represent their clients in open court in the Court of First Instance, Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal. Stephen Hung Wan-shun, chairman of the Law Society's criminal law and procedure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1223237/top-judge-refuses-let-solicitors-wear-wigs-court
  10. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Courts in the dark ages when it comes to communications, say experts

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Appeal's website to the websites of other jurisdictions' final courts of appeal," Young said. "There is not much information [on the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal's website], ... of Final Appeal first, and then extend it to the lower courts. "Court of Final Appeal cases frequently feature matters of public interest and can involve constitutional challenges. The public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1295073/courts-dark-ages-when-it-comes-communications-say-experts

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