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  1. Procedure Law needs to do itself justice

    Posted Aug 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... priority on what needs to be changed by amendments to the Criminal Procedure Law (CPL). Passed in 1979, the CPL reflected determination to build a country on the rule of law, coming out from ... such as seeing lawyers not as troublemakers but as partners in achieving criminal justice, and hence allowing them to be present at every step of the criminal justice procedure. All in all, ...

  2. Top jockey fined HK$3,000 for criminal damage

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 01:14pm

    ... Matthew Chadwick acquitted of assault charge after bus driver assaulted High-flying jockey Matthew Chadwick was fined HK$3,000 for one count of criminal damage and acquitted of another charge of common assault in the Sha Tin Magistrates Court today. His wife, Wai Man-kuen, was placed on a good behaviour bond for a year by Magistrate Cheang Kei-hong for obstructing a police ...

  3. Jury still out on community service orders

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Li

    ... to keep a person who is capable of rehabilitation out of prison. The offences which are seen as most appropriate are those involving an element of anti-social behaviour such as criminal damage ... criminal record 2 Come from a stable home background, perhaps with a family 3 Have a good work record, be in employment or have a realistic prospect of work 4 Have shown genuine remorse 5 Present ...

  4. The Stool Pigeon

    Posted Aug 26th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... devices. A fitting sonic prologue, given how Dante Lam Chiu-yin's latest film reads like an action-fuelled police procedural. True to its name, its central idea is about how a police officer ...

  5. Overhaul for law on criminal process

    Posted Aug 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei tzewei.ng@scmp.com Extensive changes will be made to the mainland's Criminal Procedure Law according to a draft revision submitted to the National People's Congress ... the Criminal Procedure Law in line with the more rights-oriented Lawyers Law of 2007, for example by specifying that lawyers can meet suspects during the investigation stage upon presentation ...

  6. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Communist Party expels Guo Yongxiang, aide to Zhou Yongkang, and prepares criminal prosecution

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:55pm by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Communist Party's expulsion of Guo Yongxiang signals another step to closure on investigation into disgraced ex-security tsar Zhou Yongkang Top Zhou aide axed for taking 'massive bribes' Guo Yongxiang, a forme ...

  7. Probation order for college youth caught with Ecstasy tablets

    Posted Sep 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A 16-year-old student at La Salle College was placed on a 12-month probation order yesterday for possessing Ecstasy and a painkiller at the school in April. Deputy Magistrate Hui Chun-sing adopted recommendations in the probation order report ...

  8. News - China

    Criminal trial of tycoon Liu Han starts in Hubei

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 12:45pm by Keith Zhai

    ... charges, including murder, financial crimes, running casinos and illegally selling firearms. Prosecutors say Liu and 35 accomplices accumulated nearly US$7 billion through criminal activity ... described the case as the largest prosecution of a criminal gang by mainland authorities in recent memory. Liu’s lawyer, Zhang Qingsong, argued that state-run media had provided too much negative ...

  9. News - World - FINANCE

    Billionaire's hedge fund faces criminal charges

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Steven Cohen's SAC accused of fraud involving hundreds of millions of US dollars Hedge fund faces criminal charges The hedge fund operated by embattled billionaire Steven Cohen was hit with white-collar criminal charges yesterday that accused the fund of making hundreds of millions of dollars illegally, and a related government lawsuit said insider ...

  10. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    Criminal gangs 'crippling children and forcing them to work as beggars'

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 07:29pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Criminal gangs in the Guangdong industry hub of Dongguan have been enslaving large numbers of physically disabled children, and forcing of them to work as beggars on the street, according to reports. The criminal organisations, dubbed “beggar gangs”, keep the children in captivity, provide only minimum rations to keep them alive and pocket any money ...




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