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  1. Eminent legal trio to serve as law school honorary professors

    Posted Apr 21st 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... of Cambridge. Lord Woolf led the reform of the civil justice system in England and Wales and is a non-permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal. Sir Ti-liang was the chief justice who introduced proceedings in Chinese to Hong Kong courts in 1995. Sir David is widely known for his expertise in constitutional and administrative law. The director of the university's law school, Mike ...

  2. Diocese may appeal in school reform row

    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... that the church would 'very likely' file an appeal to the Court of Final Appeal, instead of the Court of Appeal, because more judges, five instead of three, would sit for the hearing. ... Lilian Goh The Catholic diocese of Hong Kong is preparing to appeal against the Court of First Instance's dismissal of the judicial review of the government's school management ...

  3. Boy expelled by ESF wins the right to appeal

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... review, Mr Justice Hartmann said his decision was not based on the merits of the case but rather the impact on the future of the boy, who was close to completing his final year of primary school. ... to take, given the emotional strain on their son. Counsel for the family, Russell Coleman, told the Court of First Instance his clients had still not been given access to the school's ...

  4. Top court allows new legal tilt by Catholic Church

    Posted Dec 14th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron and Maggie Ng The government's school management reforms suffered a fresh setback yesterday as the Court of Final Appeal gave the Catholic diocese leave to mount a legal ... for a case to be heard by the Court of Final Appeal. ...

  5. Court hears appeal against school reforms

    Posted Nov 18th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Yvonne Tsui and Elaine Yau The Catholic diocese has appealed against a 2006 ruling that upheld the constitutionality of government reforms of school management. The Court of Appeal ... no change'. The appeal stems from a ruling in November 2006 by which Mr Justice Andrew Cheung Kui-nung dismissed the diocese's application for a judicial review of the reforms. The reforms were ...

  6. Lantau school in noise row files writ

    Posted Nov 10th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu The supervisor of Lantau International School in Pui O, Serge Berthier, filed a High Court writ yesterday to seek a judicial review over orders that require it to reduce the noise pupils make at break times. The Noise Control Authority and its appeal board have refused the school's appeal against two noise reduction orders. The authority served the order after ...

  7. The test is history

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... aspirations and values through subsequent dynasties. Although it was abolished in 1905 by the Qing court shortly before the 1911 revolution, the pursuit of social status or family honour through study ... and it was a lifelong pursuit. One story has it that a 100-year-old man, aided by his grandchildren, finally managed to sit the exam after decades of perseverance. The honour is best illustrated ...

  8. K. Oten loses appeal over damages payout

    Posted Jun 10th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... for breach of contract. The teacher, known as K.Oten, lodged an appeal against the earlier ruling at the Court of Appeal yesterday, but it was dismissed. After the ruling, Fan said outside court that he would not appeal, adding that he was not in a good mood. Fan was earlier told by the Court of First Instance to pay damages to King's Glory Educational Centre after it found he had ...

  9. Final whistle blows on teammates

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... few years, the team have tried to boost support from their fellow students by uploading highlights of their matches onto YouTube. 'Last year, on behalf of the team, I sent an appeal to the whole school, calling for support,' Chu says. 'We were facing a really tough quarter-final match. When we played, we had about 70 school friends cheering us on- which made ...

  10. Democracy? Not in my schoolyard!

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... introducing much-needed reform in aided schools and is now getting its just deserts. Not only did it lose its marathon case in the highest court last October, the same court has now ordered it to pay all costs. The church forced the case- and subsequently the costs claim- through the courts of first instance, appeal and final appeal, losing at every turn, with ally and democracy icon ...




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