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  1. Court dismisses brothers' appeals

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

    ... Frederick Yeung The Court of Final Appeal yesterday dismissed appeals to overturn the prison sentences of the former chairman of Hong Kong-listed RNA Holdings, Raymond Chan Fat-chu, ... years and 10 months, and the younger Chan to a four-year prison term. The brothers failed in their appeal to the Court of Appeal before turning to the Court of Final Appeal. Raymond ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Lily Chiang loses final fight for jury trial

    Posted Mar 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Businesswoman Dr Lily Chiang Lai-lei has lost the last battle in her year-long fight to have her company fraud case heard by a jury. The Court of Final Appeal yesterday refused to hear her appeals against two rulings that struck down her judicial reviews seeking a jury trial in the Court of First Instance. Chiang, 49, the former chairman of the General Chamber ...

  4. Appeal against Egan's acquittal blocked

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their convictions and sentences last month. The prosecution and defence can still ask the Court of Final Appeal to take up the appeals. Lawyers for both sides said outside court that they would do so. ... Yvonne Tsui The Court of Appeal yesterday denied prosecutors leave to appeal to the top court against its decision last month to overturn prominent barrister Kevin Egan's conviction ...

  5. Prostitute case policeman appeals

    Posted Apr 15th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... for accepting free sexual services from prostitutes. The Court of Final Appeal was told that Sin Kam-wah, a former deputy of the Narcotics Bureau, had no knowledge that the four women with whom he had ... in December to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal. They were each granted $100,000 bail. The hearing continues tomorrow. ...

  6. After 13 years, the final chapter in a stock saga

    Posted Nov 05th 2004, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... investigation. The judge found that evidence collected by Mr Allen using powers under the Companies Ordinance was illicitly fed to the police and prosecution. The Court of Final Appeal disagreed ... was aborted. However, the government succeeded again at the Court of Final Appeal in quashing a decision to halt the trial, and by August last year had the go-ahead to reinstate the case. Both Lee ...

  7. Court stands by ruling on right to silence

    Posted May 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zervos submitted that Mr Thomas was bound by a Court of Final Appeal ruling in July last year that required him to suspend his ruling and adjourn the case until a constitutional appeal ... by the Justice Department that a ruling by the highest court denied him the jurisdiction to do so. Senior assistant director of public prosecution Kevin Zervos SC said the government would appeal ...

  8. Former CCTV director loses appeal against conviction for bribery

    Posted Jan 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai The Beijing High Court has rejected the appeal of Zhao An, former director of China Central Television's cultural and entertainment programming, against his conviction ... director has the final say as to the lineup for the gala, although opinions from officials and audience are solicited in advance. ...

  9. Lily Chiang loses her latest bid for trial by jury in fraud case

    Posted Jan 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    .... But as the court struck down her application for an appeal to the Court of Final Appeal, Mr Justice Frank Stock criticised the two-year delay in Chiang's criminal trial because of two judicial review ... left- by applying directly to the Court of Final Appeal. Speaking yesterday, she said she was not trying to avoid jail. 'I just want a jury trial. I'm not doing this for myself, ...

  10. Taiwan court to rule on Chen's appeal

    Posted Jun 11th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... been sentenced by a district court to life imprisonment. If the guilty verdicts against Chen on various charges are all reversed today, Chen could be a free man. If not, the appeals process to the Supreme Court will continue, and then a second issue- that of whether Chen must remain in detention while the appeal goes on- must be addressed again. It is also possible that some but not all ...




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