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  1. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Qianhai court in Shenzhen to allow Hong Kong jurors to deal with Hong Kong-related cases

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:03am by CHRIS LAU

    ... jury system that will allow Hong Kong residents to join its legal panel, mainland media reported. The Qianhai District Court will invite Hongkongers to take part in its three-member judging ... in the past five years. The head of the city's commercial court, Ye Qing, told a mainland newspaper that by exploring cooperation between Hong Kong and mainland courts, the Qianhai District Court ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Prosecution guidelines still a letdown, says veteran barrister

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 05:37am by Stuart Lau

    ... of Justice guidelines remain obscure on when prosecutors should submit a case to the District Court, which does not have jury trials, or the High Court, which does, the Bar Association says. ... reference to actual cases. "One does shake one's head sometimes, wondering why some cases are in the District Court," he said. For example, legal circles were shocked to see ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Harsh government test denying needy legal aid, Bar Association says

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Austin Chiu

    ... the appeal but later got permission to launch a judicial review. Granting that permission, Madam Justice Queeny Au Yeung Kwai-yue said: "The court does not have to be satisfied that it is more ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    District Court judge will reconsider his verdict in TVB bribery case

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Appeal court agrees that District Court erred in law when acquitting Stephen Chan Judge to reconsider his verdict in TVB graft case The bribery case against former TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan and his former assistant has been sent back to the District Court judge who acquitted them after prosecutors won an appeal yesterday. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Justice at risk from excessive workload, says Kevin Zervos

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... although there is much room for improvement." Hung also called on the judiciary to consider expanding the courtrooms. "There are High Court judges sitting at the District Court. The High ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Hong Kong law system's good name brings in the cases

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy and Stuart Lau

    ... with only 22.8 per cent in 2008. The second parties in the disputes are sometimes Hongkongers, but often they are foreigners drawn to the city's neutral jurisdiction. Wong Kwai ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Lawyers offering advice for free say 'clients' broaden their horizons

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Chow Chun-man hurries away from his solicitor's firm in Mong Kok early in the evening. The lawyer must be at the government district office in Tsuen Wan by 7pm, a routine he has followed ... Department's free legal advice scheme. More often than not he stays at the district office for at least three hours, almost double the official 100-minute session, before he can complete the five ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    TVB host Stephen Chan's mall deal was fair, court hears

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... of a submissions hearing at District Court as Judge Poon Siu-tung reconsidered his decision to acquit Chan and his former assistant Edthancy Tseng Pei-kun on charges of bribery. The Court of Appeal sent the case back to Poon after deciding he had erred in law in acquitting the pair in 2011. It also directed the district court judge to decide whether the two had a reasonable excuse to defend ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Volunteer lawyer scheme shunned by legal bodies

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by PATSY AND STUART

    ... for "litigants in person", due to start in the first quarter of this year. The service is aimed at parties not covered by legal aid who choose not to hire lawyers for cases in the District ...

  10. News - China - LAW

    Anti-graft campaign picks up momentum with two probes

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... in Chengdu's Xindu district, was reportedly put under shuanggui, which allows for the detention and interrogation of party members, at the end of September, Beijing News reported. The report confirmed ... a month after Chengdu Industry Investment Group chairman Dai Xiaoming was taken away for questioning. Dai was a former party secretary in Chengdu's Qingbaijiang district, and a former ...




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