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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court of Final Appeal rejects widow's claim for work-injury compensation

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Court of Final Appeal rules against woman seeking work-injury compensation after the unexplained death of her husband Widow's claim for payout ... an autopsy in 2007. Sibly Sit Wing-yi lost her claim against Berton Industrial, which had employed her husband, Randie Cheung Ka-wai, who died at the age of 37. The Court of Final Appeal will give ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1220846/court-final-appeal-rejects-widows-claim-work-injury-compensation
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Transsexual in top court bid to marry her boyfriend

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... woman who twice lost her court bid for the right to marry her boyfriend took her battle to the Court of Final Appeal yesterday. Lawyers for the woman, 37, who has had a government-subsidised ... of marriage. She lost her judicial review in 2010 and her appeal in 2011 before the Court of Appeal granted her permission to take the case to the top court because it involved great public importance. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1215490/transsexual-top-court-bid-marry-her-boyfriend
  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court of Final Appeal to begin abode hearing

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... judicial go-round today. The Court of Final Appeal is due to begin hearing a challenge to the right of abode law, to determine whether foreign domestic helpers have the right to apply for permanent ... Hong Kong's judicial independence. Under the Basic Law, the Court of Final Appeal must seek an interpretation from Beijing if the relevant provision of the Basic Law concerns affairs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1158543/top-court-begin-abode-hearing
  4. News - Hong Kong - LEGAL

    Top court asked to rule on self-incriminating evidence

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... The Court of Final Appeal yesterday began hearing the litigant's appeal against the refusal of a lower court to set aside a request for information by the Independent Commission Against ... compliance save in specific circumstances. The case will continue today before Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal Mr Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary, Mr Justice Patrick Chan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1061877/top-court-asked-rule-self-incriminating-evidence
  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Jailed prison officers lose appeal over beating

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 06:38pm

    ... The next morning he was found unconscious. He died of “extensive soft tissue injury”. Mr Justice Andrew Macrae wrote in the Court of Final Appeal’s judgment that the nine minutes Chen had spent ... evidence in court, leading to an unfair trial. One of the three appeal judges agreed with their claim but his colleagues outvoted him. A witness saw Chen rush into the jail’s consultation room ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1406262/jailed-prison-officers-lose-appeal-over-beating
  6. News - Hong Kong - RIGHT OF ABODE

    Johannes Chan, HKU law dean, says Court of Final Appeal's authority at risk

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... of the court at risk' The authority of the Court of Final Appeal (CFA) would be jeopardised if the government continues to put judges in a political dilemma "unnecessarily", according ... of Final Appeal in a doomed political dilemma; whatever decision the court makes on the government's request for clarification by Beijing of the Basic Law, public opinion would be split over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1111752/johannes-chan-hku-law-dean-says-court-final-appeals-authority-risk
  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court of Final Appeal won't hear challenge over 2007 police search

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Top court won't hear appeal on way officers executed a 2007 warrant in a case involving Italian ex-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi Challenge to police search rejected The Court of Final Appeal yesterday rejected a judicial challenge against the way a police search was carried out in 2007, in a case involving former Italian prime minister ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1086290/court-final-appeal-wont-hear-challenge-over-2007-police-search
  8. News - Hong Kong - EQUALITY

    Finally I can marry my boyfriend: Transsexual plans wedding after landmark court victory

    Posted May 13th 2013, 10:27am by Stuart Lau, Lai Ying-kit

    ... of "gender" in Hong Kong. The Court of Final Appeal, ruling 4-1 on Monday morning, holds that it is “contrary to principle to focus merely on biological features fixed at the time of birth ... as a woman and been treated as a woman in all respects except as regards my right to marry. "This decision rights that wrong, and I'm very happy the Court of [Final] Appeal now recognises ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1236633/finally-i-can-marry-my-boyfriend-transsexual-plans-wedding-after
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Task force report into CSSA system 'got it wrong', says Court of Final Appeal

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 05:46am by JULIE CHU

    ... ageing population and highlighted the one-way permit scheme admitting immigrants- especially the young- from the mainland. But the Court of Final Appeal cast doubt on the report, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1384615/task-force-report-cssa-system-got-it-wrong-says-court-final-appeal
  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong ‘milkshake murderer’ Nancy Kissel loses final bid to appeal

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 12:45pm by Julie Chu and Lana Lam

    ... and Nancy will have a long time to contemplate her affront to her family and the world," the statement added. The Court of Final Appeal refused to allow the "milkshake murderer" ... That conviction was overturned in 2010 by the Court of Final Appeal, which cited legal errors. At her retrial in 2011 Kissel denied murder but admitted manslaughter on the basis of diminished ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1495771/hong-kong-milkshake-murderer-nancy-kissel-loses-final-bid-appeal

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