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  1. Magistrate got it wrong over right to remain silent

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The Court of Final Appeal yesterday said there was a 'material irregularity' in a case where a magistrate in effect gave a black mark to a defendant who initially ... at the Court of Appeal before taking his case to the Court of Final Appeal on questions of law. Chen exercised his right to silence when he was arrested on March 9 last year, but spoke to police ...

  2. Conviction quashed after passport mix-up

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

    ... Joyce Man A man's conviction for unlawfully landing in the city was quashed by the Court of Final Appeal after it was confirmed that he had been mistaken for someone else using his ... person had taken his passport and tried to use it to get into the mainland. Yesterday, the Immigration Department declined to comment on the matter. The Court of Final Appeal granted ...

  3. How the case unfolded

    Posted Jun 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on prosecutors' appeal 2010 May 24: Lam and Chui lodge final appeal in the Court of Final Appeal; prosecutors appeal against Egan's acquittal on charges of attempting to disclose information about the identity of a person in the witness protection programme June 28: Court of Final Appeal quashes convictions against Lam and Chui, and dismisses prosecutors' appeal ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Prisoner in forgery probe seeks freedom

    Posted Dec 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong A jailed Nigerian drug trafficker whose conviction for assaulting prison officers was overturned by the Court of Final Appeal in June is fighting to win his freedom, even ... Court of First Instance judge Mr Justice David Yam Yee-kwan said in his ruling. His judgment also made public the reasons why the prosecutor in the case did not warn the Court of Final Appeal ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Lily Chiang trial starts

    Posted Dec 14th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu The former chairwoman of the General Chamber of Commerce appeared in the District Court yesterday on fraud charges. In March Lily Chiang Lai-lei, 49, lost her final attempt to have her company fraud case heard by a jury. The Court of Final Appeal refused her leave to appeal against lower court rulings dismissing her application for a judicial review of the decision ...

  9. Police continue to investigate Tony Chan

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the criminal investigation that we are conducting.' Chan has signalled his intention to go to the Court of Final Appeal. Last February, the Court of First Instance ruled against Chan's claim ... sufficient evidence, the police chief says. Commissioner of Police Andy Tsang Wai-hung said yesterday that the force was aware of the Court of Appeal's dismissal on Monday of an appeal by Chan ...

  10. 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 ...




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