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  1. Judge calls for axing of HK$1m appeals trigger

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hkman@scmp.com A top judge called yesterday for the abolition of a clause under which civil disputes can reach the Court of Final Appeal if they involve claims of HK$1 ... said. The judge was writing in a judgment on a civil case handed down yesterday. The clause was heavily criticised by him and five other Court of Final Appeal judges in two judgments handed down ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985774/judge-calls-axing-hk1m-appeals-trigger
  2. Judge takes flak from all sides over spying law

    Posted Apr 27th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ordinance, which was passed by the Legislative Council in 1997 but never brought into effect. Both sides also asked the court to review the questions to be put to the Court of Final Appeal ... brought into question by both parties to a judicial review as the Court of Appeal heard consecutive appeals and cross-appeals. The government is appealing against Mr Justice Hartmann's ruling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/546511/judge-takes-flak-all-sides-over-spying-law
  3. 'Pre-campaign videos part of expenses'

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in their election expenses, counsel for a candidate narrowly beaten in the 2008 Legislative Council election told the Court of Final Appeal yesterday. Martin Lee Chu-ming SC, representing Charles Mok, who ... in July, ahead of the September poll. In 2010, the Court of Final Appeal ruled in favour of Mok, that a ban on appeals in cases linked to the election was unconstitutional. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1000064/pre-campaign-videos-part-expenses
  4. Highest court may return home

    Posted Apr 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Hong Kong's most senior judges will return to the home of the city's former highest court if a proposal for the Court of Final Appeal to move into the current ... says it has handed over details for consideration. 'We are providing information on the space and other requirements, including various supporting facilities, of the Court of Final Appeal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632930/highest-court-may-return-home
  5. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1040930/avoid-asking-court-final-appeal-decide-again-right-abode
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1199692/courts-ruling-enforces-semi-apartheid
  7. Abode seekers demand action

    Posted Jan 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a court ruling that allowed thousands of them to stay in the city. That judgment by the Court of Final Appeal on January 29, 1999, was overruled by the National People's Congress five months ... Siu-kwong. Some chanted 'Give me back my right of abode' outside the Court of Final Appeal. Some abode seekers living illegally in Hong Kong also joined the march and vigil. Cardinal Joseph ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/668285/abode-seekers-demand-action
  8. New judge older than retiree he's replacing

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu and Adrian Wan The government yesterday appointed a judge older than the retiring Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary to fill his shoes as a permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal ... would have served for over 15 years as a permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal, and there were no exceptional operational grounds for continuing his tenure. On the other hand, Tang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996913/new-judge-older-retiree-hes-replacing
  9. Citizens' Radio activists to fight on after appeal blow

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will go to the Court of Final Appeal because the law is outdated and it suppresses our freedom of speech that contravenes the Basic Law,' Tsang said. 'We will continue ... Yvonne Tsui Court overturns magistrates' ruling on illegal broadcasting The government yesterday won its appeal against the dismissal of charges against Citizens' Radio activists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/663652/citizens-radio-activists-fight-after-appeal-blow
  10. Foreign influence 'significant' in local rights cases

    Posted Apr 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Foreign judges and lawyers have exerted a 'significant international influence' in human rights cases heard by the Court of Final Appeal in the past 10 years, a study ... lasting four days. A matter of principles Authorship/co-authorship of majority judgments in Court of Final Appeal rights cases Permanent judges Andrew Li: 17 Roberto Ribeiro: 11 Kemal Bokhary: 10 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/675619/foreign-influence-significant-local-rights-cases

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