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  1. News - China - LAW

    Bail for accused ivory buyer was legal, county officials say

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 04:12pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... the report said.  Under mainland law, the latter crime carries a minimum of five years in jail, while the punishment for the former no more than five years. No trial has been announced, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Guangdong man accused of laundering HK$50m per day for eight months

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Man accused of laundering HK$13 billion A mainlander allegedly laundered HK$50 million a day for a period of eight months, totalling HK$13 billion, a court heard yesterday. Luo Juncheng, 22, who owns a computer shop on the ...

  3. News - China - LAW

    Retired security tsar Zhou Yongkang's son Zhou Bin faces trial, seeks lawyer

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 03:57am by Staff Reporter

    ... crimes since the end of the Cultural Revolution. He was formerly in charge of the massive domestic security apparatus. The decision to investigate him was agreed by current and retired senior ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Chief Hong Kong prosecutor wants easier way to seize dirty cash

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... on the balance of probabilities- a lesser standard of proof- that the cash is the proceeds of a serious crime in order to confiscate it. The civil proceedings are separate from criminal charges of money laundering or the underlying crimes involved. In criminal trials, the prosecution must prove the guilt of the accused beyond reasonable doubt. Zervos wants to have the option of the civil channel ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    HK$1.39b in criminal proceeds frozen; more punished for laundering

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, JEFFIE LAM

    ... Austin Chiu and Jeffie Lam HK$1.39b in criminal proceeds frozen; more punished for laundering The city froze HK$1.39 billion in crime proceeds under court orders last year- the largest in three years- with the government confiscating HK$50 million, the Department of Justice said. Prosecutors also took more money laundering cases to court- 441 last year compared with 290 in 2011- ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Top prosecutor Kevin Zervos calls for leniency for first-time offenders

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... prosecutor has called for "compassionate treatment" of first-time offenders guilty of minor crimes, saying it could be an effective way of discouraging them from getting on the wrong side ... of dealing with a situation. You need to be innovative to steer people away from crime, not into it. You want people to be good citizens. We are administering justice and we are not there to win ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Judges may get freer hand in sentencing

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... was concerned that a suspended sentence for a sex offence would be too lenient a punishment for the crime. "Academically, a probation order may be a lighter sentence than a suspended sentence, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Lawyers offering advice for free say 'clients' broaden their horizons

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... with the Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention after he left the government scheme a few years ago. "I hope teenagers can get back on the right track, and not continue to commit offences so ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Press freedom concerns over anti-stalking law

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... regarded the defence- which applies to people stalking for the purpose of preventing or detecting crime, or under lawful authority- as protective. The Bar Association objected to any privileged ...



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