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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Court's ruling enforces semi-apartheid

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... the government, following the judgment yesterday by the Court of Final Appeal- all except the maids and their supporters. It is never good for a society's moral fibre when a whole class ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Court's ruling enforces semi-apartheid Hong Kong now has full judicial backing to continue treating foreign domestic helpers as a special class of people ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Avoid asking Court of Final Appeal to decide again on right of abode

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... this step is best avoided. The Court of Final Appeal is vested with the final adjudication power over the city's law. Back then, the court's decision to give permanent residency to those ... SCMP Editorial Avoid court on right of abode Mainland mothers giving birth in Hong Kong is a problem that warrants serious attention. Thanks to the liberal regime set out in the Basic Law, ...

  3. Outgoing chief justice dons robes a final time

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as a 'son of Hong Kong' called to duty in historic times. Lawyers, judges and members of the public attended a ceremonial farewell sitting at the Court of Final Appeal yesterday as Hong ... tribute to Li and his achievements- in particular the foundation of the Court of Final Appeal and Li's dedication to nurturing talent and inspiring others to serve the community. Secretary ...

  4. Divorced men fight equal split of assets

    Posted Oct 19th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... involve divorces in which the wives won much larger settlements after appealing against the amounts they were initially awarded. A lawyer for one of the men argued in the Court of Final Appeal yesterday that it was unfair and against Hong Kong practice to rule, as the Court of Appeal did in 2008, that a 50-50 split should be the starting point. That ruling moved away from the previous ...

  5. Chief justice faces more than legal challenges

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kui-nung as his replacement as Chief Judge of the High Court. But this is only one piece of the giant jigsaw puzzle that Ma must piece together, for Cheung's expected promotion merely begins another search for a new judge to replace him in charge of the constitutional and administrative cases at the Court of First Instance. Such decisions may not attract the same publicity as landmark ...

  6. Motorist's right-to-silence fight may go to Court of Final Appeal

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Brieger A motorist's fight to overhaul city traffic laws may be headed to the Court of Final Appeal. A three-judge panel of the Court of Appeal, which struck down Richard ... But the three judges agreed yesterday that the case raised an issue of 'great and general importance' that should be heard by the Court of Final Appeal. 'As soon as the magistrate ruled ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court spares milkshake murderer Nancy Kissel from paying costs of lost appeal

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:11am by Austin Chiu

    ... for her failed appeal as she does not have the financial means, the Court of Appeal ruled yesterday. The decision came before Kissel appears in the top court on April 24 for her final bid ... wrote. The Court of Appeal in January rejected Kissel's bid to go to the Court of Final Appeal; she will apply directly to the top court. Her 2005 conviction was overturned in 2010. She ...

  8. Pressure on judges, magistrates deplored

    Posted Aug 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bokhary of the Court of Final Appeal, to a year's probation on August 2 for slapping a police officer after a car accident in Happy Valley on January 27. The sentence triggered a public ... on probation. The Department of Justice has asked the Court of Appeal to review the sentence for assault and refusing to give a breath sample after an accident. The joint statement read: 'Whilst ...

  9. Succession plan to guard our judicial independence?

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching The appointment of Geoffrey Ma Tao-li to succeed Andrew Li Kwok-nang, announced at the same time as the appointment of three non-permanent judges of the Court of Final Appeal, underlines the relative youth of the incumbent chief justice. Ma, at 54, is seven years younger than Li. However, all three new appointees to the Court of Final Appeal are older than Li. While Li ...

  10. Win for doctors over days off

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Authority at the Labour Tribunal. Many litigants have left the case for various reasons. In 2009, the Court of Final Appeal ruled that public doctors were not entitled to compensation for working ... to cover my legal costs.' He criticised the authority for taking another three years to come to an agreement on how the damages should be calculated after the top court gave the final ...




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