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  1. News - China Insider - LAW ENFORCEMENT

    Chinese prosecutors 'worse than police' in torturing suspects for confessions: legal experts

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 07:22pm by Chris Luo

    ... rights activists and lawyers who say the practice is the result of inadequate procedural laws. This prompted the government to revamp its Criminal Procedure Law in 2013 as a part a sweeping legal ... by procuratorial branches seeking to make cases in a bid to bypass recent legal reforms, Chinese legal experts told the  21st Century Business Herald.  “[Cases of] abuse-related misconduct by procuratorial ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    New legal bid by trio in deleted files case

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Defendants facing fraud allegations issue High Court writ to quash previous rejection of their application for a stay of proceedings Fraud trio attempt to quash lost files prosecution Three defendants, who failed to thwart ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEMOCRACY

    Another nail in the coffin for 2017 public nomination as Beijing's top legal official speaks out

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:07am by Gary Cheung, Johnny Tam, Tanna Chong

    ... committee in accordance with democratic procedures". The meeting in Beijing was attended by about 15 legal professionals, including National People's Congress deputies, Chinese ... Tanna Chong, Gary Cheung and Johnny Tam Beijing’s top legal official is the latest to speak out against letting public vote for city’s chief executive in 2017, saying it goes against Basic ...

  4. What to Expect From a Legal Education in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 05:22pm by Sam Prince

    ... Sam Prince A legal studies degree is what every Hong Konger needs if they want to eventually practise law in the Pearl of the Orient. The legal studies degree in Hong Kong confers an aspiring lawyer with the opportunity to qualify for the bar exam and ultimately, the qualifications to join a law practise. But what does it consist of? And what can one expect from a legal ...

  5. News - China

    With legal reforms, China wants less interfering in cases, fewer death penalty crimes

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 02:43pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing China has curtailed the power of the ruling Communist Party’s Political and Legal Committee, a secretive body overseeing the security services, to interfere in most legal cases, scholars with knowledge of the situation said- a significant reform at a time of public discontent over miscarriages of justice. The move, which has not been made public ...

  6. For and against: Hong Kong juries on trial

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... than 800 years and is the cornerstone of many legal systems around the globe, it is still far from flawless. The Jury Ordinance states that any Hong Kong resident, aged 21-65, who is of a sound ... rare cases, the judge can overrule the decision and announce a mistrial, the jury's verdict usually cannot be questioned. All jurors are assumed to have no prior legal training ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Happy Valley weighing legal action over football ban

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 10:56pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Club threatens HKFA over 'unviable' verdict and suspension after game-fixing allegations Valley assessing legal action against ban Happy Valley are considering legal action after being suspended by the Hong Kong Football Association for the remainder of the season. The First Division club said on Thursday night that the HKFA's accusation ...

  8. Inquest jury on suicide urges extra hospital staff

    Posted Sep 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong An inquest jury called on the Hospital Authority to increase manpower in public hospitals after a suicide note by a patient who jumped to his death at a hospital accused medical staff of ignoring his needs. The five-member jury made that and ...

  9. Boy killed for 'careless' laughter, court hears

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

    ... Magdalen Chow Man beat 10-year-old cousin to death and left body on a roof, prosecutor says A 21-year-old man beat his 10-year-old cousin to death after the boy admitted laughing at his telephone conversation with a schoolgirl, the Court of First Instance ...

  10. Protest motion gets green light

    Posted May 30th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee A pro-democracy lawmaker was given the green light yesterday to move a motion calling on people to 'demonstrate once again on July 1 this year the might of the people'. Approval from Legislative Council president Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai ...




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