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  1. News - Hong Kong - LEGAL

    Nightclub fires 'just waiting to happen'

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Overcrowding is a grave concern because some club managers do not get the seriousness of the problem, says Central police officer Nightclub fires 'just waiting to happen' After 235 people died in a nightclub blaz ...

  2. News - 18th Party Congress - LEGAL

    Paper praising China's legal reforms 'is whitewash'

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... yesterday said legal reform had been strengthened since 2008, with improved transparency of the legal system. Amendments to the Criminal Procedure Law that were passed by the National People's ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com China's first white paper on legal progress claims system is improving but critics say it just aims to bolster exiting party chiefs Paper praising legal ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LEGAL

    Yung Kee family feud festers on over legal technicalities

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 04:21pm by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Lawyers representing Leung Sui-kwan, whose husband was a 45pc shareholder in the famed roast goose restaurant in Central, appealed against the dismissal of an order to reassign shares or wind up the company The widow of th ...

  4. News - China - LEGAL

    China to bolster child protection laws following series of abuse cases

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 11:16am by WU NAN

    ... The Supreme People’s Court, the Ministry of Civil Affairs, the Ministry of Public Security and several other related departments are working together to establish a legal mechanism that would deprive abusive or negligent parents of their custody rights in the event of such cases, Xinhua reported on Monday. The proposed “underage intervention mechanism” aims to close existing legal loopholes ...

  5. News - China - LEGAL

    Anti-graft activists stand trial in Beijing under heavy police guard

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 04:26pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing New Citizen movement members had called for officials to declare assets Anti-corruption activists go on trial The trial of two activists accused of disturbing public order after urging officials to reveal their assets began yesterday, t ...

  6. News - China Insider - LEGAL

    Senior government official resigns to take up legal internship

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 06:51pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... as a personal choice rather disappointment in the Chinese legal or petition system. “Every year, a large number of judges become lawyers, and many government officials resign,” said Liu. “It’s normal.” ...

  7. News - China Insider - LEGAL

    Verdict in bizarre Chengdu hit-and-run case sparks legal, moral debates

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 03:24pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com Chinese internet users question court's handling of bizarre case A bizarre traffic accident involving multiple collisions and the death of an elderly man has shocked Chinese netizens. The accident occurred on October ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LEGAL

    Courts are keen to convict, claim lawyers

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Patsy Moy

    ... Austin Chiu and Patsy Moy A barrister says this is because of the growing number of former prosecutors becoming judges Courts are keen to convict,claim lawyers Lawyers are suggesting that judges are becoming more inclined to convict defendants as growing ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LEGAL

    Former CSD officers jailed for faking drug tests

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 03:30pm by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung Two ex-correctional services officers were sentenced to three months in jail on Friday, for falsifying urine samples taken from released drug offenders. Tang Kwai-man and Leung Siu-wing were each convicted in Eastern Court on one count of m ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LEGAL

    Lawyers warn of possible judicial interference

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy, Austin Chiu

    ... on the legal merits of the requests for interpretation and expressed "in strong terms" views on the social and political consequences. The professional body made the comments in its first ... lawyers and legal scholars, among them law professors Eric Cheung Tat-ming and Davis who are against seeking an interpretation. But others such as Executive Council members Andrew Liao Cheung-sing ...




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