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  1. A time-travelling tussle

    Posted Dec 26th 2004, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... The fate of the world lies in the hands of a young hero who is sent back to the Dark Ages to battle against evil, writes John Millen We don't know what exactly the Justice Union is or what it does, but we know it is powerful and that it is out there fighting constantly in the name of Right. The agents of the Justice Union are as mysterious as the organisation they work for. ...

  2. Is justice delayed justice denied to Falun Gong 16?

    Posted Jul 25th 2004, 12:00am by Cliff Buddle

    ... that justice delayed is justice denied. The judges, more than anyone, will be well aware of this. The Falun Gong members should not have to wait much longer before being told whether their convictions ...

  3. Sweeping changes proposed to make justice more affordable

    Posted Mar 04th 2004, 12:00am by Cliff Buddle

    ... in an effort to provide the public better value for money. The blueprint will, if adopted, bring about some of the most significant changes the civil justice system has seen, and have implications for judges, lawyers and litigants alike. Mr Justice Robert Ribeiro, deputy chairman of the working party which has been considering the reforms for more than three years, said the aim was to make ...

  4. Justice demands the complete picture

    Posted May 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The right to a fair trial is one of the hallmarks of our legal system. It is the means by which justice is done. Any departure from this principle should, therefore, set alarm bells ... was impossible. As the judge pointed out, the case reveals that officers at a high level decided to conceal evidence from the defence and mislead the court. This is unacceptable and an affront to justice ...

  5. Senator as judge and jury means justice is the loser

    Posted Feb 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Australia's justice minister, Chris Ellison, is sticking to the indefensible position that we are not entitled to know the truth about his refusal to extradite two suspected criminals ... this was achieved without the need for witnesses to give evidence or to be tested in cross-examination. It was done behind closed doors and the reasoning kept secret. This is no way to deliver justice ...

  6. Justice minister should live up to his title

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The continued refusal of Australia's justice minister to explain why he has blocked the extradition to Hong Kong of two men facing fraud and corruption charges is insulting, arrogant ... Taken at face value, the move is an affront to justice. And it threatens to disturb the excellent relationship Hong Kong has long enjoyed with Australia. The very least Senator Ellison can do ...

  7. Chief Justice appoints five new senior counsels

    Posted Apr 07th 2004, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... JUDY NGAO Updated at 6.51pm: Honourable Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang on Wednesday announced the appointment of five senior counsels. They are: Horace Wong Yuk-lun, Eric Kwok Tung-ming, Peter Ng Kar-fai, Anderson Chow Ka-ming, and Peter Norman Duncan. The appointments will take effect from the date of the Instrument of Appointment on May 15. Mr Wong, aged 43, ...

  8. No nation should be exempt from justice

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that prompted the US to abandon its plans. But the decision is also a boost for the whole system of international justice and the rule of law- which the US has, through its actions, been seeking ...

  9. Finally, justice is a prospect for Gujarat riot victims

    Posted Feb 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the National Human Rights Commission. Despite tremendous pressure from the executive, they are working to bring the perpetrators to justice. Somnath Chatterjee, a leading barrister and Marxist member of parliament, said: 'Activist judges and the rights watchdog- headed by a retired Supreme Court chief justice, A.S. Anand- are doing India proud. Supreme Court judges have not given home-grown ...

  10. Father seeks justice after son's prison murder

    Posted Jun 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pakistan's notorious blasphemy law- the 65-year-old widower has been consumed by the need to obtain justice. 'We've all heard of cases like this, but we never really believed ...




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