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  1. Pressure on judges, magistrates deplored

    Posted Aug 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bokhary of the Court of Final Appeal, to a year's probation on August 2 for slapping a police officer after a car accident in Happy Valley on January 27. The sentence triggered a public ... on probation. The Department of Justice has asked the Court of Appeal to review the sentence for assault and refusing to give a breath sample after an accident. The joint statement read: 'Whilst ...

  2. Kissel wins right to be heard by Court of Final Appeal

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Brieger Nancy Kissel was granted a hearing at the Court of Final Appeal yesterday after one of the city's top judges said hearsay evidence at her murder trial had been ... husband Robert Kissel in a sensational case. The city's highest court could order a new trial for the mother of three, or deny her appeal against conviction. Kissel, 44, received a life ...

  3. Sex-abuse priest loses final appeal against convictions

    Posted Nov 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magdalen Chow The first priest jailed for sexually abusing an altar boy in Hong Kong lost his last-ditch attempt to have his convictions overturned in the Court of Final Appeal yesterday. Five judges of the top court unanimously dismissed Michael Lau Ka-yee's appeal over his convictions for sexual assault between January 1991 and July 1992. The victim was 15 when the first ...

  4. 'Prince of white flower' oil loses appeal

    Posted Mar 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui 'Prince of white flower oil' Stephen Gan Fock-wai lost his last bid to overturn his conviction for molesting a cabbie in 2007 after the Court of Final Appeal ruled yesterday that he knew his touching of the driver's thigh was not welcomed. Neville Sarony, acting for the former Pak Fah Yeow International chief executive, 46, was seeking leave to appeal ...

  5. Top appeal court to give Kissel ruling today

    Posted Feb 11th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The city's top appeal court will decide today on whether to quash Nancy Kissel's conviction for murdering her banker husband in 2005. Kissel made a final bid to overturn her conviction at the Court of Final Appeal last month. She is serving a life sentence for bludgeoning Merril Lynch banker Robert Kissel to death at their luxury flat in Parkview, Tai Tam, ...

  6. Court approves activists? appeal applications over unlawful assembly case

    Posted Jan 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.12pm: The Court of Final Appeal has approved an application by legislator?Long Hair? Leung Kwok-hung and two activists to appeal against their convictions ... for three months and ordered to sign a $500 bond. Their previous appeals had been subsequently dismissed in a majority ruling by two judges. The Court of Final Appeal would hear the case between ...

  7. Court throws out officer's appeal

    Posted May 27th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... Jonathan Li It is inconceivable he didn't know women were prostitutes: judge The Court of Final Appeal yesterday dismissed the appeal of former senior police superintendent Sin ... on Sin. Sir Anthony Mason, a non-permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal, rejected the contention by Gerard McCoy SC, Sin's counsel, that Sin did not know the women with whom he had sex ...

  8. Appeal court boosts Andrew Lam's 'manifestly inadequate' jail sentence from four to six years

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Chui Man-si, 29- also convicted in the case- still have an opportunity to clear their names as the Court of Final Appeal last week agreed to hear appeals against their convictions. Lam, Wong ... Joyce Man A top lawyer jailed for attempting to stop a protected witness from testifying in a high-profile corruption case received a fresh blow yesterday when the Court of Appeal rejected ...

  9. High court appeal for policeman jailed over Nicholas Tse car crash

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... his case in Hong Kong's highest court. The Court of Final Appeal, consisting of Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary, Mr Justice Patrick Chan Siu-oi and Mr Justice Robert Ribeiro, granted former traffic constable Lau Chi-wai leave to appeal. Lau and Tse were found guilty in October 2002 of conspiring with Shing Kwok-ting, a former driver for Tse's record company, to pervert ...

  10. Court rejects appeal of 10 insider traders

    Posted Feb 11th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... shares of Vanda Systems & Communications a decade ago. However, Rogers set aside the fines because the Court of Final Appeal in 2008 held in a separate case that the tribunal had no power ... the now defunct tribunal set up to punish offenders had no power to levy the penalty. The case in the Court of Appeal underscores the weakness of the Insider Dealing Tribunal, which operated ...




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