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  1. Succession plan to guard our judicial independence?

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching The appointment of Geoffrey Ma Tao-li to succeed Andrew Li Kwok-nang, announced at the same time as the appointment of three non-permanent judges of the Court of Final Appeal, underlines the relative youth of the incumbent chief justice. Ma, at 54, is seven years younger than Li. However, all three new appointees to the Court of Final Appeal are older than Li. While Li ...

  2. Death sentence for British trafficker faces final review

    Posted Oct 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Beijing confirmed yesterday that the death sentence handed down in Xinjiang on a British citizen for drug trafficking was facing a final review by the Supreme People's Court- the last rung in the mainland judicial system. It also said the court processes in the case so far had complied with mainland law. Akmal Shaikh, 53, from London, was found carrying 4kg ...

  3. Winnie Ho takes SJM case to Court of Appeal

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wong Ka-chun Winnie Ho Yuen-ki, the estranged sister of SJM Holdings chairman Stanley Ho Hung-sun, yesterday filed an application with the Court of Appeal after the High Court dismissed ... of SJM shareholders, and hope the Court of Appeal would give us the right decision,' Ms Ho said in a written statement. Ms Ho filed an application for a judicial review to the High Court ...

  4. Courts 'must not rule on chief's term'

    Posted Mar 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... Professor Xu said the Court of Final Appeal had accumulated lots of experience in recent years and it was impossible for the court to challenge the central government again. 'I'm confident that there would not be a repeat of the saga surrounding the Court of Final Appeal in 1999,' he said. In an interpretation of the Basic Law in June 1999, the National People's Congress Standing ...

  5. We depend on more than the courts for our rights

    Posted May 08th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... systems'. At issue was a demonstration by 16 Falun Gong members outside the central government liaison office in 2002. On Thursday, the Court of Final Appeal unanimously overturned the convictions ... of the Court of Final Appeal judges on issues concerning civil rights and freedom. Against the backdrop of gloom and doom over human-rights protections, developments in the city since the handover have ...

  6. Geoffrey Ma named as next chief justice

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... judges of the Court of Final Appeal. It was announced yesterday that, as expected, Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, chief judge of the High Court, would take over as chief justice on the retirement of Andrew ... with several senior ones nearing retirement age. The three judges named to the Court of Final Appeal were Mr Justice Robert Tang Ching, Mr Justice Frank Stock and Mr Justice Michael Hartmann, all from ...

  7. Finally, small steps to end Darfur's horror

    Posted Apr 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to send Darfur cases to the International Criminal Court means the court can finally take action, but the exemption granted for the US and other countries not signed up to the treaty is worrying. ... International Criminal Court and imposing sanctions on government officials found to be involved. A third resolution will send 10,000 UN peacekeepers to the country, but largely to police a peace accord ...

  8. Fownes pair have plenty of appeal

    Posted May 04th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... when scoring on March 17 over 1,650 metres at the city course. He looks decently treated for that win, having received a five-point penalty, and against similar opposition he appeals as a good ... consistency alone. Smart Win is a multiple winner over the course and distance and, now that he is back in form, he can be given place claims, while Show Bravely has some appeal on his best form. ...

  9. Minsheng case 'focuses on auction proceeds'

    Posted Jun 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Qianjin appealed to the Hong Kong stock exchange in April to withhold approval for Minsheng's US$1 billion float until a final court ruling is handed down. In a letter to the stock exchange, ... Bei Hu and Hui Yuk-min The clarification comes after Qianjin seeks to withhold approval for the bank's listing, pending a final ruling The Supreme People's Court is not ruling ...

  10. Legal pitfalls

    Posted Mar 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... of the judgment, a much less important proceeding. Where does this leave Xue? Although Chinese law permits only one appeal, it does authorise applications for post-conviction court review. Tong, however, ... Under physical and psychological pressure, Xue finally signed some false statements. Officials violated Xue's rights in other ways as well. The secret police illegally extended the length ...




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