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  1. Driver's action rude but not criminal, court told

    Posted May 10th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... in March 2003, was 'clearly impolite, immature and irresponsible, but not criminal'. He said Tam's behaviour amounted to a mere inconvenience to police, rather than an obstruction ...

  2. Expose makes writer a wanted criminal

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

    ... 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 ... information and caused great loss to a company. Zhou Ze, a partner at the Beijing Wentian Law Firm who champions journalists' rights on the mainland, said that apart from criticising ...

  3. Fitting punishment

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the punishment fit the crime.' Sentencing, alas, is rarely quite so simple, and the punishment must also fit the criminal. Judges and magistrates sometimes say that, in comparison ... lenient as to tempt the victim and his or her relatives to take the law into their own hands. While undue harshness in the sentencing of an offender may not advance the interests of justice, undue ...

  4. Siding with the rule of law

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... responsibility to an elected legislature, due process of law, vigorous criminal defence, independent investigative commissions and unrestricted information. Moreover, as C.V. Chen, a leading Taiwan ... Jerome A. Cohen This is the start of my third year publishing a biweekly column here. Most of these op-eds have concerned contemporary issues of law and justice in mainland China, Taiwan ...

  5. Cabbie jailed for drug-driving as cases increase

    Posted May 14th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Clifford Lo

    ... Austin Chiu and Clifford Lo Twelve cases of drug-driving were reported in the first two months of the year, nearly double the seven incidents last year. Police released the data as a truck driver was arrested on suspicion of drug-driving and a taxi driver ...

  6. Chau Ching-ngai trio win appeals

    Posted Apr 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough A top banker yesterday won her appeal in connection with the case of disgraced mainland businessman Chau Ching-ngai. Two lawyers also had some of their convictions over the affair overturned. The Court of Appeal dismissed convictions and jail t ...

  7. Gangster's 36-year jail term increased

    Posted Jan 12th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Gangster Yip Kai-foon yesterday had six months added to a jail term of more than 36 years he is serving, after being convicted of assaulting a prison officer. Yip was jailed in 1997 and is serving the term for kidnapping, shooting at police, pos ...

  8. Proposed China-Japan treaty on criminals

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo A proposal for Sino-Japanese co-operation in criminal investigations has been welcomed in Japan, but human rights groups are concerned about the death penalty. ... director of the Japanese branch of Amnesty International said: 'We must make sure that prisoners who are returned are not tortured or subject to the death penalty.' About 1,690 Chinese ...

  9. Teen in ketamine trio on beach gets rehab

    Posted Jul 07th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man One of three young people found dazed from ketamine use on Golden Beach in Tuen Mun last month was sent to a drug-rehabilitation centre yesterday. Yung Wun-yin,19, pleaded guilty to drug charges at Kowloon City Court for the June 6 incident, whe ...

  10. Man jailed for taking blame for cab offences

    Posted Jun 08th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A man who accepted money from four taxi drivers in return for taking the blame for traffic offences was jailed for eight months. Chiu Fuk-keun, 60, pleaded guilty in the District Court to four counts of perverting the course of justice. Two dr ...




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