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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong ‘milkshake murderer’ Nancy Kissel loses final bid to appeal

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 12:45pm by Julie Chu and Lana Lam

    ... and Nancy will have a long time to contemplate her affront to her family and the world," the statement added. The Court of Final Appeal refused to allow the "milkshake murderer" ... That conviction was overturned in 2010 by the Court of Final Appeal, which cited legal errors. At her retrial in 2011 Kissel denied murder but admitted manslaughter on the basis of diminished ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1495771/hong-kong-milkshake-murderer-nancy-kissel-loses-final-bid-appeal
  2. 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
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Long Hair' denied bail for appeal to top court

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 06:17pm by JULIE CHU

    ... is appealing to the Court of Final Appeal after a High Court judge upheld his convictions on one count of disorderly behaviour and two of criminal damage last month. The charges relate to a public ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com 'Long Hair' denied bail for appeal to top court Lawmaker "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung will not be allowed out of prison to continue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1530900/filibuster-put-hold-top-court-denies-long-hair-bail
  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court of Appeal's Mr Justice Frank Stock retires

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 04:06am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Outgoing judge makes a final appeal On his last day as a full-time judge in the Court of Appeal, Mr Justice Frank Stock reminded the legal profession of its ... to the Court of Appeal in 2009 and became its vice-president in 2009. He has sat in many major and controversial constitutional law cases. After he retires, he will sit in the Court of Final Appeal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1526075/court-appeals-mr-justice-frank-stock-retires
  5. 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
  6. Vigil marks key ruling on abode

    Posted Jan 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Louisa Yan Hundreds of right-of-abode-seekers held an assembly and a candlelit vigil yesterday to mark the fifth anniversary of the Court of Final Appeal's landmark ruling. Lenny Kwok ... 300 abode-seekers and their parents took pictures outside of the court. They then put their pictures on a tree, which symbolised home. 'But many homes have been broken because many ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/442730/vigil-marks-key-ruling-abode
  7. Top court upholds under-age sex verdict

    Posted Jul 19th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... three years ago, the Court of Final Appeal has ruled. So Wai-lun was sentenced to four months in jail- suspended for two years- for having sex with a 13-year-old in July 2002. The court elected ... with that result and successfully appealed, getting the case remitted to Mr Ng with instructions to convict. In the Court of Final Appeal, Philip Dykes SC, for So, had argued that section 124 of the Crimes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/557128/top-court-upholds-under-age-sex-verdict
  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. Court rules civil service pay cut unconstitutional

    Posted Nov 30th 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Patsy Moy

    ... seek leave to take the case to the Court of Final Appeal. In its ruling, the Court of Appeal said the law had made conditions of service less favourable than before the handover ... 'We have decided to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal and to seek an early hearing in view of the considerable public importance of the case.' He said it was hypothetical at this stage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/480196/court-rules-civil-service-pay-cut-unconstitutional

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