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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Refugee groups reach out-of-court deal to settle defamation case

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by Christy Choi

    ... organisations locked in a bitter dispute have reached an out-of-court settlement in a defamation case. Long-established NGO Christian Action had reached a deal to end its action against relative newcomer Vision First so both could focus on "ongoing work to assist refugees," Christian Action counsel Earl Deng said. The settlement was reported to the High Court yesterday morning. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562859/refugee-groups-reach-out-court-deal-settle-defamation-case
  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Mock trials teach students about Hong Kong's legal system

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 10:36am by Andrea Zavadszky

    ... Andrea Zavadszky life@scmp.com Offering secondary school students court experience is a great way to teach them about our legal system- and the consequences of crime, writes Andrea ... a real-life court experience to secondary school students is a great way to impress upon them the consequences of crime and how the legal system works in our community. The society also offers schools ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1537034/mock-trials-teach-students-about-hong-kongs-legal-system
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing scholar says Hong Kong's candidate nominating system is out of balance

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:40am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung in Beijing tony.cheung@scmp.com Beijing academic Chen Duanhong also says more people need to have a stake in choosing committee that will pick candidates for 2017 Nominating system imbalanced: Scholar Hong Kong needs to address an "unreasonable" imbalance in the nominating committee for the 2017 chief executive election, a Beijing legal scholar told ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582079/beijing-scholar-says-hong-kongs-candidate-nominating-system-out
  7. News - World

    Terror suspects tortured at CIA 'black site' in Poland win payouts from European court

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:38pm by Reuters

    ... client Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri was held and tortured. "The court's findings include a damning indictment of the US military commission system, where our client is now facing trial ... Associated Press in Warsaw Poland must pay terror suspects tortured by CIA Europe's top human rights court has ruled that Poland violated the European Convention on Human Rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1558440/terror-suspects-tortured-cia-black-site-poland-win-payouts-european-court
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Proposal for 2017 chief executive poll is worse than current system

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:54am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com It's worse than current election system These are strange days in Hong Kong. There are times when I almost feel sympathy for the pan-democrats over universal ... it. The harsher-than-expected framework for the chief executive election is, in a sense, worse than the current system that elected Leung Chun-ying in 2012. At least Albert Ho Chun-yan only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581542/proposal-2017-chief-executive-poll-worse-current-system
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    White paper fails with its lopsided view of 'one country, two systems'

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 05:15pm by Simon Young

    ... systems", warts and all. Its presentation is "lopsided", to borrow language from the paper. It overemphasises progress measured in terms of financial figures and shows no awareness ... of the High Court" and then later the "chief justice of the Court of Final Appeal" and "chief judge of the High Court". The reference to the "broadly representative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1534777/white-paper-fails-its-lopsided-view-one-country-two-systems
  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Yukos shareholders awarded US$51 billion from Russia by Hague arbitration court

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 10:33pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Moscow and London Hague court awards the compensation to shareholders in defunct oil giant, but now comes the battle to enforce the ruling Russia told to pay US$50b in Yukos case The Hague's arbitration court has ruled that Russia must pay a group of shareholders in oil giant Yukos US$51.6 billion for expropriating its assets, a big hit for a country teetering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1561352/yukos-shareholders-awarded-us51-billion-russia-hague-arbitration-court

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