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  1. News - China - LAW

    New tribunal to review environmental lawsuits and offer advice to lower courts

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:36am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Body will review lawsuits, but a limited number of cases pose a challenge, its president says Top court creates new environmental tribunal The supreme court has established a special tribunal to settle lawsuits about the environment and natural resources, its spokesman said yesterday, as the country seeks to bolster its legal fight against polluters. ...

  2. News - China - LAW

    Chinese court hands down harsh jail sentences to New Citizen Movement activists

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:34am by Patrick Boehler

    ... crackdown on the New Citizen movement. A court in Jiangxi province yesterday jailed Liu Ping and Wei Zhongping for 6½ years and handed Li Sihua a three-year sentence, according to Li's lawyer. ... have been detained and prosecuted, according to Amnesty International China researcher William Nee. Liu, Wei and Li were originally detained on subversion charges in April last year. ...

  3. News - China - LAW

    Bail for accused ivory buyer was legal, county officials say

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 04:12pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... to collapse. But Shuangfeng county insisted its actions were in accordance with the law, and the Loudi city official who approved the bail denied interfering with the judicial process. Li Dingsheng, a successful businessman in Shuangfeng, was arrested in early December 2012 by police from Loudi, the city that administers the county. They had received a tip-off Li had bought a total of 25 pieces ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Record few given their day in court

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 04:37am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... were also reasons for the surge in the number of applications. Former chief justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang once called it a "mistaken view" to think that a judicial review was an abuse ...

  5. News - China - LAW

    Harassment of rights lawyers rising, say attorneys

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 03:11am by Verna Yu

    ... illegal detention centres across the mainland designed to arbitrarily lock up Falun Gong, petitioners and some Christians and religious cult members, lawyer Li Fangping said. Lawyer Liu Weiguo ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Hong Kong's top judge says Basic Law will be interpreted in a 'generous manner'

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 03:15am by Stuart Lau

    ... Justice Geoffrey Ma Tao-li yesterday said the court would interpret the Basic Law in a generous- rather than narrow and rigid- manner to protect such rights. "These freedoms are of cardinal ... freedom to peaceful assembly- comes amid growing public concern over what many see as a narrowing scope for freedom of speech. Ma's retired predecessor Andrew Li Kwok-nang last week warned ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Top judge faces onslaught of new, tough challenges, says law expert

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:04am by Stuart Lau

    ... book for the need to keep a common-law approach in interpreting the Basic Law, the city's mini-constitution. "The [Hong Kong] courts under … Chief Justice [Geoffrey Ma Tao-li ... Kong's Basic Law: Courts, Politics and Society after 1997. While former top judge Andrew Li Kwok-nang- the first to chair the Court of Final Appeal after the handover in 1997- focused mainly ...

  8. News - China - LAW

    Mainland China not ready for its own ICAC, analysts say

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... anti-corruption system is not going to happen overnight. It will be a gradual process that could take years before results are seen." Li Chengyan, a professor at Peking University's school ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Beijing loyalists fault top court's 'dictatorial' style

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 04:14am by Stuart Lau

    ... the boundary permitted by the law." Ko also claimed that Yuen had acted in breach of his duty as justice secretary by voicing support for judges overseen by Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma Tao-li ...

  10. News - China Insider - LAW

    Beijing courts hear appeals in two landmark cases

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 01:50pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... the Beijing Intermediate People’s Court began hearing Li Guanfeng’s appeal against a rape conviction. Li, formerly known as Li Tianyi, the 17-year-old son of Major General Li Shuangjiang, was found ... has not said whether Li will plead guilty. The trial has highlighted the privileged treatment often reserved for the offspring of senior officials in China. Both of Li’s parents are well-known ...




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