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  1. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 60

    Lawyers question police clearance of Mong Kok protest site

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 04:04am by Stuart Lau, Tony Cheung and Samuel Chan

    ... Stuart Lau, Tony Cheung and Samuel Chan Lawyers question police clearance Lawyers and demonstrators lambasted the police's clearance of the Mong Kok protest site- an exercise in which at least 148 people were arrested in what pan-democrats called questionable circumstances. Police also raised legal eyebrows when they arrested three volunteers carrying materials from Mong Kok ...

  2. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Ilham Tohti's seven students almost certain to receive jail terms, rights lawyer says

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 04:24am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Lawyer expects all seven to be convicted but not for life like their famous economics teacher Uygur scholar's students stand trial in Beijing Seven minority students stood trial on separatism charges yesterday for working on a website run by their prominent Uygur teacher in Urumqi in Xinjiang, a rights lawyer said. Li Fangping, a defence ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    ATV's licence in jeopardy: lawyer

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 03:31am by JULIE CHU

    ... in jeopardy: lawyer ATV's licence to broadcast is in severe doubt, a court heard yesterday, with the industry's regulator telling bosses at the troubled station it was inclined to tell ... whose father Tsai Eng-meng owns 48 per cent of ATV through Antenna, told the court that ATV received a statutory demand from Wong's lawyer on November 5 demanding repayment or Wong would ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Judge replaces suspended sentences with real ones for crooked lawyer, agent

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 03:31am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Suspended sentences 'not enough' for pair who took a cut from lawsuit awards for accident and injury clients they represented, court finds Crooked lawyer, agent get jail time Suspended sentences were not sufficient punishment for a lawyer and a consultant who took shares of their clients' compensation, something they knew to be illegal, ...

  5. News - China

    Chinese activists stand trial over censorship protests

    Posted Nov 28th 2014, 06:04pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijingg

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Two prominent Chinese political activists went on trial today for helping to organise small-scale protests against censorship, their lawyer said ... rights, their lawyer Li Jinxing said. The pair are the latest in a series of human rights activists, lawyers, academics and journalists to be jailed or detained in what has been seen as China’s ...

  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang faces more charges as police hand case to prosecutors

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 03:08am by Verna Yu

    ... to charges against lawyer Pu Beijing police had handed over the case of human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang to prosecutors after pressing a total of four charges against him, his lawyer said yesterday, ... his lawyer Mo Shaoping said. The new charges were likely to be "inciting to subvert state power" and "inciting racial hatred", although Mo could not give exact details ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court hears lawyer broke ethics code

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 04:20am by JULIE CHU

    ... lawyer broke ethics code A solicitor involved in US mobile giant Motorola's multibillion-dollar lawsuit against a fugitive Turkish family allegedly breached the Law Society's code ... a contingent agreement with the clients," the lawyer told the court. He said the document was among the evidence in the current case. Deputy Judge David Lok said, "I think it is in breach ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Japanese journalist denies defaming S Korean president Park Geun-hye

    Posted Nov 28th 2014, 03:42am by AP

    ... Sankei Shimbun was present in court as his lawyers and prosecutors introduced evidence. The charge of criminal libel could see him jailed for up to seven years. The indictment has raised ... Won-jin from the South Korean embassy in Japan to protest against the move. Kato, who has been banned from leaving the country, pleaded not guilty and his lawyers claimed in court that the article ...

  9. News - World - CANADA

    Fired CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi arrested on sexual assault charges

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 09:08pm by AP

    ... mother. He is due in court again on January 8. Outside court, Ghomeshi's lawyer said he would be pleading not guilty. The CBC said Ghomeshi's firing was prompted by "graphic" ...

  10. Business - Money - COURTS

    HSBC and Goldman Sachs accused of rigging platinum and palladium prices

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 06:17am by Bloomberg

    ... prices for the precious metals platinum and palladium in what plaintiffs' lawyers say is the first class-action lawsuit of its kind in the United States. Standard Bank Group and a metals ... non-insiders, which include plaintiffs and members of the class, were injured," lawyers for Modern Settings said in the filing. The company needs a judge's approval before it can represent ...




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