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  1. Do your own dirty work

    Posted Feb 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... no time to put pressure on the Court of Final Appeal. It asked it to also shorten the appeal period, setting a deadline of 8am on the Monday for the court to resolve any legal challenge. This gave ... 28 days in which to decide whether to file an appeal. However, on that day, the Court of Appeal, bowing to pressure from the Housing Authority, agreed to drastically curtail that period ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/489922/do-your-own-dirty-work
  2. News - Hong Kong - RIGHT OF ABODE

    Johannes Chan, HKU law dean, says Court of Final Appeal's authority at risk

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... of the court at risk' The authority of the Court of Final Appeal (CFA) would be jeopardised if the government continues to put judges in a political dilemma "unnecessarily", according ... of Final Appeal in a doomed political dilemma; whatever decision the court makes on the government's request for clarification by Beijing of the Basic Law, public opinion would be split over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1111752/johannes-chan-hku-law-dean-says-court-final-appeals-authority-risk
  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court of Final Appeal won't hear challenge over 2007 police search

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Top court won't hear appeal on way officers executed a 2007 warrant in a case involving Italian ex-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi Challenge to police search rejected The Court of Final Appeal yesterday rejected a judicial challenge against the way a police search was carried out in 2007, in a case involving former Italian prime minister ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1086290/court-final-appeal-wont-hear-challenge-over-2007-police-search
  4. Comment - Blogs

    Landmark ruling for transsexual echoes far and wide

    Posted May 13th 2013, 08:53pm by Hong Kong Around the World

    ... Eldes Tran eldes.tran@scmp.com Monday’s historic decision at the Court of Final Appeal- giving a transgender woman the right to marry her boyfriend- has been labelled “groundbreaking” ... won on both grounds, which was nice.” Reports by the BBC, Daily Mail, Wall Street Journal and Associated Press news service point out that court documents say the ruling is in line with other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1236966/landmark-ruling-transsexual-echoes-far-and-wide
  5. '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
  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. 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
  9. Young lawyers win David and Goliath fight

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    .... In a unanimous decision yesterday, the Court of Final Appeal quashed an appeal launched by Kao, Lee & Yip, and scolded it for suing the lawyers after they quit the firm three years ago One lawyer, ... Peter Brieger When Lau Wing and Tsui Wai-yu finished law school, the trainee solicitors could not have imagined they would end up in a David and Goliath court battle with their first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/658208/young-lawyers-win-david-and-goliath-fight
  10. 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

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