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  1. 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 ...

  2. Judge cuts sentence to 161/2 years as kidnapper changes plea at retrial

    Posted Jun 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pete Brieger Convicted kidnapper Pun Luen-pan is a 'threat to our society' who has ignored numerous chances to be a law-abiding citizen, a Court of First Instance judge warned yesterday. But Mr Justice Louis Tong Po-sun ruled at Pun's retrial that the career criminal should only serve another 11 years- about half Pun's original 21-year jail term- because he had ...

  3. Under threat

    Posted Jan 20th 2010, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... the criminal code in several ways that threaten the modified adversarial legal system that Taiwan adopted a decade ago. Instead of supporting the equal contest between prosecutors and defence lawyers ... or conceal' important evidence in criminal cases, even when their advice has been ignored and caused no harm. Further, it would punish anyone for abetting defendants to make false statements ...

  4. Prosecutor, jury and judge in one agency metes out 'justice'

    Posted Nov 14th 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to silence?) but cannot then use it in court in a criminal case. It can, however, use it as evidence for its own proceedings to hit you with a big fine and wipe out your career. Be warned. Secondly, ...

  5. Convictions row should prompt reflection

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... however, prompt reflection on some features of Hong Kong's criminal justice system. District Court judges can impose prison sentences of up to seven years, but defendants in that court ...

  6. Doctor did not disclose conviction, Medical Council says

    Posted Aug 31st 2006, 12:00am by Audrey Parwani

    ... Audrey Parwani A doctor was found guilty by the Medical Council yesterday of professional misconduct because he failed to report a criminal conviction. Tsoi Wing-sang was additionally found guilty of having a criminal conviction for failing to keep a proper register of dangerous drugs. Dr Tsoi was convicted in the Kowloon City court on May 31 last year of the offence. ...

  7. How perpetrator of brutal police procedures became their victim

    Posted Jan 15th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... that the first hearing had not applied the correct legal procedures. But when the date arrived, Mr Chen refused to appear because the court had rejected his request to allow in overseas media. 'I ...

  8. Judicial revision shows more caution over use of death penalty

    Posted Dec 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Woods Lee Beijing is showing more caution in its use of capital punishment by issuing further judicial interpretations of its Criminal Procedural Law, detailing specific circumstances ... in the procedure for carrying out death penalties,' said He Zehong, a criminal jurist at the court. The current law cites three circumstances in which convicted criminals should be granted a stay ...

  9. Expose makes writer a wanted criminal

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... Priscilla Jiao A journalist has been placed on a police wanted list for reporting alleged irregularities at a Zhejiang company, highlighting the problems mainland reporters face when companies collude with local authorities. Economic Observer journalist Qiu Ziming was put on an online list of wanted criminals posted on Friday by the Shuichang county Public Security Bureau ...

  10. Fraudsters jailed for up to 41/2 years for criminal 'masterpiece'

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Nine fraudsters in what a judge called a 'masterpiece' of a crime have been sentenced to 14 to 54 months in prison for cheating nine banks out of HK$70.7 million in loans. The sentencing yesterday came after a 70-day trial in which the ...




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