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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

    ... battle to the Court of Final Appeal yesterday. Lawyers for the woman, 37, who has had a government-subsidised sex-change operation, said that by not recognising her new gender, the government ... the Court of Appeal granted her permission to take the case to the top court because it involved great public importance. Yesterday, Pannick sought to argue that the words "woman" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1215490/transsexual-top-court-bid-marry-her-boyfriend
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  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 - COURTS

    Nancy Kissel cannot file further appeal, Court of Appeal rules

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 12:01pm by Austin Chiu

    ... on whether she could take her case to the Court of Final Appeal. Yesterday, as the application was turned down, Kissel's lawyers said they would approach the Court of Final Appeal directly. ... was killed in 2006 at his Connecticut home. Kissel's first conviction, in 2005, was overturned in 2010 by the Court of Final Appeal, which cited legal errors. She was found guilty in a 2011 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1412400/nancy-kissel-cannot-file-further-appeal-court-appeal-rules
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Lily Chiang fails in final appeal bid against conviction in HK$3 million scam

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 03:16pm by Austin Chiu

    ... was jailed for 3-1/2 years. In the Court of Final Appeal yesterday, Chiang's lawyers failed to argue that her caseinvolved substantial and grave injustice and warranted a chance of appeal ... but the recipients were low-ranking staff, including Chiang's driver and personal assistant. "We are not persuaded this is a case that ought to be referred to the Court of Final Appeal," Mr ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1414921/lily-chiang-fails-final-appeal-bid-against-conviction-hk3-million
  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court spares milkshake murderer Nancy Kissel from paying costs of lost appeal

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:11am by Austin Chiu

    ... for her failed appeal as she does not have the financial means, the Court of Appeal ruled yesterday. The decision came before Kissel appears in the top court on April 24 for her final bid ... wrote. The Court of Appeal in January rejected Kissel's bid to go to the Court of Final Appeal; she will apply directly to the top court. Her 2005 conviction was overturned in 2010. She ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1448878/court-spares-milkshake-murderer-nancy-kissel-paying-costs-lost-appeal

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