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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. Solicitor jailed for 'no win, no fee' offence to appeal

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... As she celebrated the move to have her conviction reviewed by the Court of Final Appeal at a date to be set, Lo was able to extend her HK$100,000 bail. Lo's conviction of conspiracy ... the Court of Appeal upheld Lo's conviction. Lo's counsel, Clive Grossman SC, yesterday told the panel of Court of Final Appeal judges that the evidence given by Wong was too ...

  3. Judges reject triad's claim he was framed

    Posted Dec 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle A court has rejected an appeal by a man convicted of being involved in the murder of a witness in a multibillion-dollar tobacco smuggling case. The Court of Appeal dismissed ... taken statements from Mr Ng about the letters' content. The Court of Appeal acknowledged that, if true, Mr Ng's story would have had a significant bearing on the outcome ...

  4. Supporters pack court in radio freedom call

    Posted Jan 16th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... illegal-broadcasting offences. The Court of Appeal last month overturned a magistrate's dismissal of those charges. They are appealing against that decision in the Court of Final Appeal. However, ... Joyce Man Szeto Wah, other radio activists and their supporters demanded the freedom to broadcast yesterday, calling court proceedings a farce in long orations at Eastern Court. A fair ...

  5. Stepmother sues natural family over son's estate

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sin-ying, 83, yesterday reopened a lawsuit over Tsang Kwong-lik's estate by applying for financial provision out of his estate. In 2009 the Court of Final Appeal ruled that his wealth should go to his natural mother Leung Lai-fong because he left no will, his wife died before him and they had no child. The top court affirmed that the meaning of 'mother' in the Intestates' ...

  6. Knife killer must serve 16 years

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... for at least 16 years, a court said yesterday. Liu Chun-yip, 31, yesterday was sentenced to two concurrent life sentences with minimum terms of 16 years by the Court of Appeal, which in August last ... that just after the attack, Liu had told doctors that he had heard voices 'talking of a massacre' and had become confused, paranoid and frightened into acting. It was accepted by the court ...

  7. City Digest

    Posted Jul 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Centre for Health Protection controller Dr Thomas Tsang Ho-fai said. Former barrister denied leave for another appeal The Court of First Instance refused former barrister Stanley Ma Ho-fai, who was found guilty in November last year of stealing a bra and fined HK$3,000, leave to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal. Ma lost his appeal against conviction on July 12. ...

  8. Ex-police deluge courts with review bids

    Posted May 08th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Kui-nung said in a written ruling that a floodgate could be opened after the Court of Final Appeal ruled a year ago that a ban on legal representation for officers at disciplinary proceedings ... retirement age. 'As regards prejudice and detriment to good administration, the concern of opening a floodgate is a real one,' Cheung said in a Court of First Instance ruling, noting ...

  9. Activists appeal against sentence over protest

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... magistrate did not cover this point in documents given to the High Court for the appeal, suggesting that the magistrate in hindsight realised that this point could not stand. One element ... Austin Chiu Austin.chiu@scmp.com Two activists of the League of Social Democrats yesterday appealed against their convictions and sentence for disorderly behaviour over a rowdy protest ...

  10. Li Keqiang protester convicted; to appeal

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... arrest yesterday. Siu Mun-yee, 53, was bound over to keep the peace for one year on a bond of HK$1,000. She said she was innocent and would lodge an appeal. Magistrate Li Kwok-wai said although ... was emotional at the time, and the policewomen did not get her sufficiently under control before arresting her. In mitigation, Kwok told Eastern Court Siu had separated from her husband and was living ...




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