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  1. Putting a desert fox in the dock

    Posted Oct 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... white cage with his co-defendants, mostly consisted of arguing with the judge and refusing to give his name. Saddam, now 68, insisted he was still the president of Iraq and objected to the presiding judge describing him as 'former president'. Does he not recognise the court? He says he doesn't, but he should- the trial is being held at the former headquarters of his ...

  2. Lawyers and clients bugged for years

    Posted Jul 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Law and disregarding basic human rights in its efforts to catch lawyers and clients involved in unlawful acts- a view shared by judges in recent cases for which the anti-graft body has been ... and operational methods complied with the Basic Law. The anti-graft body's surveillance methods have been severely criticised by judges in recent cases. In one case the judge told the investigators ...

  3. Jury service in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 04th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... are there on the jury? In the most serious criminal cases such as murder or rape, there is usually a jury of seven. In some circumstances a judge can order nine people to sit on the jury. In the Coroner's Court, a jury of five is chosen. I hear some people are exempt Quite a few, including: Executive and Legislative Council members; judges, lawyers and other officers of the court; Department ...

  4. I wasn't told to tidy up ICAC, says Tsang

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Norma Connolly

    ... regret about Mr Chan's departure at a time when the agency is being heavily criticised by judges and is dealing with budget cuts, heavy workloads and staff shortages. 'We need someone like Mr Chan to lead us through this difficult time,' said Mr Hui. Recent cases like the one last week in which a judge threw out an ICAC prosecution against four men because ...

  5. 'Big Sister Ping' guilty of human smuggling

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... finding her not guilty of a separate money-laundering charge, but failed to return a verdict on a charge of taking hostages. Judge Michael Mukasey ordered the jury to continue deliberating ...

  6. Future chiefs face curbs on retirement jobs

    Posted Jun 10th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... his first term of office. A committee made up of judges, lawyers and legislators should be set up to enforce the restrictions, she said. 'If the committee just offers advice, he can ...



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