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  1. Drivers face a long road to justice on car safety

    Posted Mar 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... about safety issues. So, where can justice be obtained? 'I hope the relevant government departments will ask about this case,' Gu said. He just didn't know which ones. At fault ...

  2. Next great leap forward must be liberty, justice

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an instrument for official manipulation. The material foundation is being laid for people's well-being; the next challenge for the nation is to achieve greater liberty and justice. ...

  3. Rough justice

    Posted Jul 09th 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... veteran party officials, without legal education or experience but with a strong police background, in charge of the Ministry of Justice and the courts, as well as the Central Party ... 1 per cent- of mainland China's almost 150,000 licensed lawyers. Local officials under the Ministry of Justice, and the local lawyers associations they control, quietly press activist ...

  4. Despairing dad seeks justice for dead children

    Posted Oct 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wang's problems stem from his demand for justice over a fire that killed his 11-year-old daughter and five-year-old son six years ago. Looking at a Red Cross honorary volunteer certificate, he ... but I won't give up. I must seek justice for my children.' ...

  5. MTR's mis-carriage of justice

    Posted Aug 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... The Mass Transit Rail seems to have taken a few lessons from Singapore and is bent on making us all well-behaved little boys and girls. It turns out the $2,000 fine for rushing at train doors when they are closing is just the tip of the iceberg. There are ...

  6. Questions raised by conflicting judgments

    Posted Jun 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... down by the courts have the standing of law. In turn, that certainty depends on transparency, the hallmark of justice under the rule of law. The question of which of the two judgments prevails may now be determined by the Court of Final Appeal. The case in question, before Mr Justice Pang Kin-kee in the Court of First Instance, was an appeal by a company convicted of breaching ...

  7. Time to look at allowing class-action lawsuits

    Posted Nov 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Access to justice is a fundamental right of every Hong Kong person. Sadly, for many, access is not equal. People face being deprived of the right to pursue a legal remedy either because ... is not good for our system of justice. A striking example is when a large number of people claim to have been adversely affected by the action of another person, a corporation or government, but some ...

  8. Judge condemns food poisoner's 'act of terror'

    Posted Aug 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... aggrieve or annoy, to which Ma had pleaded guilty in 2002. Chief Judge Mr Justice Geoffrey Ma Tao-li said that although Ma had pleaded guilty he had done so on the basis that he did not intend ... But Mr Justice Ma, sitting with Mr Justice Michael Stuart-Moore and Mr Justice Peter Cheung Chak-yau, refused to order a retrial because the agreed summary of facts did not give ...

  9. Appeal court more than doubles jail term of driver who killed pedestrian

    Posted Dec 18th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Joyce Man

    ... Mr Justice Robert Tang Ching, Madam Justice Clare-Marie Beeson and Mr Justice Andrew Macrae extended the jail term and disqualification in response to an application from the secretary for justice for a review. The court said it would give its reasons later. Martin Hui, for the secretary, had argued for a jail term of two to three years. He also asked for a driving ban ...

  10. Wembley wants costs to be paid

    Posted Jun 15th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... for indemnity costs over the breach of contract claim. Last March, Mr Justice William Stone absolved Wembley of any wrongdoing and instead criticised the government's tactics. At the time, he said: ... and pitch. Instead, the judge allowed Wembley's counterclaim for wrongful termination of contract. Mr Justice Stone adjourned his ruling. ...




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