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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    A life in court: lawyers, robbers and other reptiles

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... judges of the Court of Final Appeal, Bokhary describes this pivotal moment and many others from his years on the bench in his autobiography Recollections, seen exclusively by the South China ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Kemal Bokhary's memoirs recall big moments in his rise from factory floor to top-level judge A life in court: lawyers, robbers and other reptiles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1221701/life-court-lawyers-robbers-and-other-reptiles
  6. '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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. View judicial reviews as a good thing, says chief justice

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on a government ban denying inmates the right to vote. Lord Woolf, a former lord chief justice of England and Wales, and a non-permanent judge of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal, told the conference ... the Court of Final Appeal issued a stinging rebuke of the system of immigration arrangements for those claiming protection after having been tortured in their home countries. The system, in which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/663356/view-judicial-reviews-good-thing-says-chief-justice

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