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  1. Appeal court cuts sentences for deadly ship crash

    Posted Dec 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and Tang's convictions could be referred to the Court of Final Appeal. Stock agreed there were points of great and general importance which should be considered by Hong Kong's highest appeal ... McGowan, for Kulemesin, said it was not unusual for the Court of Final Appeal to take an opposing view to lower courts' decisions. If this was true in the Neftegaz-Yao Hai case 'it seems ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988419/appeal-court-cuts-sentences-deadly-ship-crash
  2. Lawmakers voice doubts over dual role for judges

    Posted May 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... court judges also serving as non-permanent judges of the Court of Final Appeal. At a subcommittee meeting to scrutinise appointments to the top court, lawmakers raised no questions over Ma, ... as non-permanent judges of the Court of Final Appeal. However, Ronny Tong Ka-wah and Audrey Eu Yuet-mee expressed grave reservations over having judges sitting in the Court of Final Appeal when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/713421/lawmakers-voice-doubts-over-dual-role-judges
  3. Building owners liable for death: court rules

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Owners' incorporations are liable if their failure to properly maintain buildings results in death, injury or a nuisance, the Court of Final Appeal ruled yesterday. ... 'from presence in and use of or activity in the premises'. Court of Final Appeal Justice Roberto Ribeiro, writing on behalf of the court- Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang, Justice Kemal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/613174/building-owners-liable-death-court-rules
  4. 'No overseas dilution intended'

    Posted Apr 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Despite the promotion of three local judges as local non-permanent judges of the Court of Final Appeal, the chief justice has stressed they are not intended to dilute the effect of overseas final appeal judges who currently occupy the bench of the top court. On the sidelines of a civil justice reform conference yesterday, Andrew Li Kwok-nang stressed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/711515/no-overseas-dilution-intended
  5. Judge warns against self-censorship

    Posted May 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the retiring permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal, Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary, exhibited his stern opposition to seeking Basic Law interpretations from Beijing. 'Free speech is the lifeblood ... not to extend his tenure. Court of Appeal vice-president Mr Justice Robert Tang Ching, nine months Bokhary's senior, will fill his seat. Bokhary will remain as a non-permanent judge. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001344/judge-warns-against-self-censorship
  6. Early departure of chief justice seen as a good test for rule of law

    Posted Mar 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong's Court of Final Appeal: The Andrew Li Court 1997-2010. The presentations will be compiled in book form later. Presentations were given yesterday on the increasingly high regard in which ... The outcome of those debates was that it is not mandatory for foreign judges to sit in a hearing at the Court of Final Appeal. But under Li, only 9.3 per cent of cases have been heard without ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/707886/early-departure-chief-justice-seen-good-test-rule-law
  7. A judicial achiever who steadied the ship

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Cliff Buddle

    ... and controversially- established Court of Final Appeal on a firm footing. This meant finding top-class judges from Hong Kong and overseas. One of his greatest achievements, some lawyers say, has been the ability to hire respected justices from Commonwealth countries to sit as non-permanent judges of the court. It is seen as having contributed to high-quality judgments, enabling the Court of Final ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691318/judicial-achiever-who-steadied-ship
  8. Corrections & clarifications

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

    ... Yesterday's front-page article about seven abode claimants cleared of manslaughter and arson convictions wrongly stated the Court of Final Appeal ruled that Mr Justice Thomas Gall had misdirected the jury on the notion of 'joint enterprise'. The report should have said the Court of Final Appeal gave directions on the notion of 'joint enterprise' for the retrial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/474815/corrections-clarifications
  9. Vigil marks key ruling on abode

    Posted Jan 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Louisa Yan Hundreds of right-of-abode-seekers held an assembly and a candlelit vigil yesterday to mark the fifth anniversary of the Court of Final Appeal's landmark ruling. Lenny Kwok ... 300 abode-seekers and their parents took pictures outside of the court. They then put their pictures on a tree, which symbolised home. 'But many homes have been broken because many ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/442730/vigil-marks-key-ruling-abode
  10. Top court upholds under-age sex verdict

    Posted Jul 19th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... three years ago, the Court of Final Appeal has ruled. So Wai-lun was sentenced to four months in jail- suspended for two years- for having sex with a 13-year-old in July 2002. The court elected ... with that result and successfully appealed, getting the case remitted to Mr Ng with instructions to convict. In the Court of Final Appeal, Philip Dykes SC, for So, had argued that section 124 of the Crimes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/557128/top-court-upholds-under-age-sex-verdict

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