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  1. Court dismisses Tony Chan's 'totally dishonest' appeal

    Posted Feb 15th 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Joyce Man

    ... the Chinachem Charitable Foundation. While the judges spoke in decisive tones, Chan signalled his intention to take the case to the Court of Final Appeal. In a Valentine's Day verdict, the Court ... on his behalf. 'He has already decided to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal. Mr Chan reiterates that the 2006 will is absolutely authentic.' Asked whether Chinachem would continue ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Tony Chan gets extra time for probate appeal

    Posted Feb 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan, for the foundation, said the judge's approach to the expert evidence followed that of the Court of Final Appeal in Wang's own probate battle against father-in-law Wang Din-shin, ... Wang Kung Yu-sum. Mr Justice Johnson Lam Man-hon, in the Court of First Instance, yesterday allowed Chan to file his appeal on March 19, an extension of just over two weeks from the original ...

  4. Guangdong yet to rule on appeal in 2002 killing

    Posted Jul 19th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Court heard the appeals in Shenzhen rather than Guangzhou because transferring the felons would have been dangerous and expensive. The appeal judges' verdicts will be final ... appeal judgments. The delay by Guangdong's high court in judging their appeals highlights the sensitive nature of cross-border crimes involving Hong Kong residents. An upcoming trial about ...

  5. Ruling on DNA samples in drug cases upheld

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

    ... Yvonne Tsui The Court of Appeal yesterday upheld a Court of First Instance ruling that it was lawful for police to take DNA samples from suspects in drugs cases. Tsoi Man-hung and Lo Cheuk-him were convicted of possessing dangerous drugs last year. The pair contended police only had powers to take DNA samples from people convicted of a serious arrestable offence. They were ...

  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. Refugee torture claims must be assessed: court

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... individually assessed by the Secretary for Security, the Court of Final Appeal has ruled. The claims must be assessed through 'fair procedures' in line with the city's international ... of Appeal quashed the order and the government appealed to the Court of Final Appeal. Prabakar's lawyer, prominent human rights solicitor Mark Daly, welcomed the judgment but remarked ...

  8. Witness-tampering conviction will ruin lawyer's life, appeal court told

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Court of Appeal heard yesterday. 'The penalty on Mr Lam will not cease once he is released from prison,' said barrister Clare Montgomery QC. 'He will never be able to work in his ... Egan's conviction for breaking witness protection laws was overturned on appeal in February. But the Court of Appeal dismissed similar appeals by Lam and Chui. Fugitive businessman Derek Wong ...

  9. Appeal court quashes jury conviction in rare move

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an unusual turn last week when the Court of Appeal quashed Cheung's conviction, overturning the jury's verdict. In written reasons for their 'rare and exceptional move', released ... appeal courts usually quash convictions because of legal errors, not the facts of a case. The appeal court judges- Mr Justice Michael Stuart-Moore, Mr Justice Wally Yeung Chun-kuen and Mr Justice ...

  10. No court appeal for lawyer accused of leaking secrets

    Posted Dec 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... outside China' on October 28. Zheng appealed against the sentence. But on Tuesday, the authorities told Zheng's defence lawyers there would be no court hearing on the appeal, the New ... Zheng's wife, Jiang Meili. She accused the court of giving them short notice and expected the appeal would be rejected. 'We don't even have time to prepare a proper defence statement. ...




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