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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    No 'international norms' for electoral system mentioned in Basic Law, says CY Leung

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:56am by Joyce Ng

    ... Not in the Basic Law The Basic Law does not stipulate that the city's electoral system must meet international norms, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said yesterday, in remarks some scholars saw ... by Britain, had been carried over by article 39 of the Basic Law. "Local courts have cited the covenant in many cases when assessing whether our laws meet international norms," Tai, a law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580931/international-norms-not-basic-law
  2. News - China - LEGAL REFORM

    China’s top judge says foreigners to be allowed into Chinese courts

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:57am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... have increasingly become embroiled in lawsuits in China and complained about the mainland’s secretive judicial system. Chinese courts typically refuse to release rulings, court dates and other ... President Xi Jinping’s government is willing to reform its court system as long as it does not threaten the ruling Chinese Communist Party’s overall control. In a sign of the government’s interest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581403/chinas-top-judge-says-foreigners-be-allowed-chinese-courts
  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Aircraft mechanic cut plane's wires to get revenge on boss, court hears

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:15am by CHRIS LAU

    ... take-off, the plane's autopilot and satellite communications system would not have worked properly, prosecutor Frederick Chung told the court. Adjourning sentence to September 15, Judge Frankie ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Aircraft mechanic was angry at supervisor for telling him off over a mistake, court hears Teen cut plane's wires to 'take revenge on boss' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580647/aircraft-mechanic-cut-planes-wires-get-revenge-boss-court-hears
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese court rules against Fukushima operator Tepco in landmark suicide case

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:42pm by AP

    ... a government dispute resolution system, but has declined to say how many or how much it has paid. Watanabe, who had declined to settle out of court, said after the verdict: "I am satisfied ... Reuters in Fukushima Fukushima nuclear operator ordered to pay HK$3.65m in damages to bereaved husband Tepco loses landmark suicide case A Japanese court has ruled that Fukushima nuclear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580940/japanese-court-rules-against-tepco-landmark-suicide-case
  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong government's reform reports may face judicial review in court

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:45am by Stuart Lau

    ... face legal challenge In the latest twist in the run-up to Beijing's assessment of the city's electoral reform next week, one Hongkonger has challenged in court two official reports ... bringing government decisions to court, via his lawyer and Democratic Party founding chairman Martin Lee Chu-ming SC. In his latest application for a judicial review, Kwok is also seeking a ruling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1579483/hong-kong-governments-reform-reports-may-face-judicial-review-court
  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Woman brings alleged rapist to court after 5 years of agony

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by JULIE CHU

    ... it might relieve her anguish, a court heard yesterday. The 30-year-old woman said Siu Wing-nin, 29, pushed her onto his bed and raped her when she went to his home in Sha Tin to borrow a camera from him on July 12, 2009. Siu pleaded not guilty to one count of rape when the case opened in the Court of First Instance yesterday. The woman said she did not report the alleged attack ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576271/woman-brings-alleged-rapist-court-after-5-years-agony
  7. News - Hong Kong - LEGAL

    Ambrose Lam courted triumph, controversy as Law Society leader

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:06am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... for individuals to express their discontent against the system- either through the legislature or the courts to change the laws." I am angry that many people are disrupting the rule of law by abusing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573742/ambrose-lam-courted-triumph-controversy-law-society-leader
  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian court dissolves Muslim Brotherhood's political body

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 08:00pm by AFP, Reuters

    ... AFP and Reuters in Cairo Ruling on FJP, coupled with Brotherhood being deemed a 'terror group', may force movement underground An Egyptian court today ordered the dissolution ... its creation in the wake of the country’s Arab Spring uprising in 2011 and Morsi’s removal in July last year. In its ruling on Saturday, the Supreme Administrative Court ordered “the ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570079/egyptian-court-tears-down-muslim-brotherhoods-last-political-body
  9. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Qianhai court in Shenzhen to allow Hong Kong jurors to deal with Hong Kong-related cases

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:03am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com HK lawyer expresses doubts about scheme since contracts often based on mainland law Qianhai court to allow Hong Kong jurors A Shenzhen court is to adopt a new jury system that will allow Hong Kong residents to join its legal panel, mainland media reported. The Qianhai District Court will invite Hongkongers to take part in its three-member judging ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563778/qianhai-court-shenzhen-allow-hong-kong-jurors-deal-hong-kong-related
  10. News - China

    LIVE: Chinese court jails GSK investigator Peter Humphrey for 2½ years on privacy charges

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 09:29am by Staff Reporters

    ... after serving the jail term 11.20pm: The couple's son, Harvey, 19, said "They were allowed to speak and present defence. I'm very sad about the court's verdict but I hope the authorities would take into account of their poor health. I'm absolutely exhausted. I'm going home tonight." 11.07pm: The couple have five days to appeal this verdict. Court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1568950/live-gsk-private-investigator-peter-humphrey-wife-stand-trial-privacy

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