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  1. Retiring High Court judge has appeal

    Posted Aug 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Dozens of members of the legal fraternity crowded into Court 1 in the High Court yesterday to bid farewell to a retiring High Court judge. Mr Justice Gareth Lugar-Mawson, ... Kong', convicted of accepting a $4.5 million bribe. Director of Public Prosecutions Grenville Cross, a former colleague of Mr Justice Lugar-Mawson in the Legal Department (now the Department ...

  2. Outreach worker pushes a punishing proposal

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... chairman of the outreach and support organisation Prison Fellowship Hong Kong- a member of the global network Prison Fellowship International- Mr Lee advocates restorative justice as an alternative ... is not physical, but the lack of trust in people and personal fear. Being able to forgive is the biggest relief for them. 'One pre-condition for restorative justice is the offender must confess his ...

  3. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jan 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In yesterday's story headlined 'Party must not be above the law, says chief justice', all references to 'rule of law' should have read 'rule by law'. The mistake was introduced during the editing process. ...


    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... chief justice Sir Ti-liang Yang in an Education Post commentary on his early schooling and obsessions 'The saddest thing is that I didn't have sex with anybody there [a student hall ...

  5. Justice minister toes line on reforms

    Posted Nov 05th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Wong Yan-lung says proposals over elections for 2007 and 2008 must conform with decisions made by Beijing Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung has weighed into the legality row ... that framework,' he said. In Hong Kong, former secretary for justice Elsie Leung Oi-sie said the government could not raise a timetable on universal suffrage with Beijing when seeking its approval ...

  6. Delivering justice- at the point of a spear

    Posted Jun 05th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... For Jeremy Anthony, justice was swift and violent. A member of the Walpiri tribe from the remote Tanami Desert, he was accused of stabbing his wife to death in a drunken rage. The 24-year-old ... is if they are allowed to dispense no-nonsense tribal justice, free from the constraints of white man's law. Judges and magistrates across Australia already give tacit recognition to traditional law ...

  7. Wrongly jailed 'wife killer' seeks justice

    Posted Apr 05th 2005, 12:00am by Josie Liu

    ... Josie Liu A Hubei man jailed for killing his wife is eagerly waiting for the courts to reopen his murder trial now that the woman has turned up alive, his brother says. She Xianglin, 39, was sentenced to death in 1994 and 1995, but the sentence was commut ...

  8. Justice system guilty of delay on reforms

    Posted Apr 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The sad case of She Xianglin is the mainland's criminal justice system in microcosm. Mr She has served 11 years in prison for killing his wife. The supposed murder victim, however, ... alleges was forced out of him after 10 days of torture and sleep deprivation- Mr She is now free. But the criminal justice system that helped put him behind bars for more than a decade ...

  9. Serving justice?

    Posted Oct 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What do you think of the choice of Wong Yan-lung, 41, as the new secretary for justice? How do you view his pledges to uphold the rule of law and avoid seeking any further interpretations of the Basic Law by Beijing? Write to us ...

  10. Justice Secretary to apply for inquest into model?s death

    Posted Nov 11th 2005, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... CARYN YAP Updated at 6.52pm: New Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung has decided to apply to the Court of First Instance for an order that an inquest be held into the death of late model ... to the decision, the Secretary for Justice has considered all police reports, witness statements, relevant legislation and the reasons of the coroner,? the spokesman from the Department of Justice ...




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