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  1. CityU to review handling of fraud case

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu City University has set up a committee to look into whether it mishandled a fraud case involving a former assistant professor, who this month was given a suspended jail term ... of the incompetence of the university's finance office. ...

  2. Law students to link up with top scholars

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau City University is to video-link its law students with world-class professors from Yale and Oxford universities. From this semester, students on CityU's international investment law and civil procedure courses will be able to take part in two-hour seminars each week with Yale Law School's professor of international law Michael Reisman and University ...

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    Paul Shieh chosen to lead Hong Kong Bar Association

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... of three lawyers representing a commission of inquiry in the hearing of the deadly National Day sea collision. The Bar Association holds annual elections. A chairman is limited to a maximum ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Election of new chairman comes as some in the legal community point to political pressure Paul Shieh to lead Bar Association Bar Association vice-chairman Paul ...

  4. University starts probe into student mass brawl

    Posted May 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong University officials have started interviewing students involved in a mass brawl at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in which one student was arrested and four were injured. 'The university's investigations are continuing and a major part of it is to talk with the students involved,' said a university spokesman. 'There were dozens ...

  5. School's in soon for mainland judges on City University course

    Posted Feb 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... The programme, which begins in September, will admit 30 mainland judges recommended by the National Judges College, a judges' training unit set up under the People's Supreme Court. The judges ... Minkang, associate dean of the school of law, said judges, like the other students at City University, had to meet their basic entry requirements. He believed that most of the judges on the new ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    No need for independent legal aid service, say advisers in U-turn

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... in the hands of the government, according to an official advisory body that has backtracked on a recommendation it made 15 years ago to set up an independent legal aid authority. The Legal Aid ... of an independent legal aid authority". It passed a resolution in 1998 on setting up an independent authority. Fifteen years on, it now says there is no need for an independent body on the basis ...

  7. Ex-HKU surgery head denies misconduct

    Posted Jan 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com A former head of surgery at the University of Hong Kong denied charges that he used department funds to pay a domestic helper, engaged in false accounting ... office and two of false accounting. The Independent Commission Against Corruption alleges Wong directed HK$731,347 from two bank accounts belonging to the Skills Development Centre to pay ...

  8. Reason for confidence in courts' independence

    Posted Jun 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The chief justice's strong defence of the independence of Hong Kong's judiciary provides much-needed reassurance at a time when fresh concerns are being raised that this cardinal principle of our legal system is under threat. These worries were prompted by a speech last week by National People's Congress chairman Wu Bangguo , in which he said Hong Kong should not copy ...

  9. Law's longer reach

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... education programme for mainland senior judges in Hong Kong. It is jointly provided by the School of Law at City University (CityU) of Hong Kong and the National Judges College of the Supreme ... vice-president of China's National Judges College, said at the programme's May 4 grand opening ceremony to welcome judges from the mainland. Chen noted that more than 120 senior judges from ...

  10. HK still maintains independent judiciary, claims Justice Secretary

    Posted Jan 25th 2005, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... KELLY CHAN Updated at 6.10pm: Hong Kong's judicial independence had been maintained since the 1997 handover- despite controversy over issues such as the right of abode, Secretary for Justice Elsie Leung Oi-sie said in London overnight (HK time). Speaking to the Hong Kong Association on legal aspects in the implementation of the one country two systems principle, Ms Leung said ...




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