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  1. 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
  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. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Jailed prison officers lose appeal over beating

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 06:38pm

    ... The next morning he was found unconscious. He died of “extensive soft tissue injury”. Mr Justice Andrew Macrae wrote in the Court of Final Appeal’s judgment that the nine minutes Chen had spent ... evidence in court, leading to an unfair trial. One of the three appeal judges agreed with their claim but his colleagues outvoted him. A witness saw Chen rush into the jail’s consultation room ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1406262/jailed-prison-officers-lose-appeal-over-beating
  5. 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
  6. News - Hong Kong - EQUALITY

    Finally I can marry my boyfriend: Transsexual plans wedding after landmark court victory

    Posted May 13th 2013, 10:27am by Stuart Lau, Lai Ying-kit

    ... of "gender" in Hong Kong. The Court of Final Appeal, ruling 4-1 on Monday morning, holds that it is “contrary to principle to focus merely on biological features fixed at the time of birth ... as a woman and been treated as a woman in all respects except as regards my right to marry. "This decision rights that wrong, and I'm very happy the Court of [Final] Appeal now recognises ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1236633/finally-i-can-marry-my-boyfriend-transsexual-plans-wedding-after
  7. '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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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