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  1. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Qianhai court in Shenzhen to allow Hong Kong jurors to deal with Hong Kong-related cases

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:03am by CHRIS LAU

    ... jury system that will allow Hong Kong residents to join its legal panel, mainland media reported. The Qianhai District Court will invite Hongkongers to take part in its three-member judging panel specifically to deal with Hong Kong-related cases. The court in the special economic zone touted as a "mini Hong Kong" would also explore laws used in the city, the Xinhua report ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563778/qianhai-court-shenzhen-allow-hong-kong-jurors-deal-hong-kong-related
  2. News - China Insider - LAW

    Beijing courts hear appeals in two landmark cases

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

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Beijing’s courts are hearing appeals by defendants in two of the capital’s biggest court cases of the year on Tuesday. Shortly after 9am, 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1360130/beijing-courts-hear-appeals-two-landmark-cases
  3. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Rights groups welcome 'overdue' proposals on rape laws

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man, Stuart Lau

    ... rape and buggery. "Since the court's ruling in the Billy Leung case back in 2006, the LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender] community has been waiting for the government ... Joyce Man and Stuart Lau Rights groups hail report, six years after a court ruled that a law criminalising sex between men under 21 was unconstitutional 'Overdue' rape law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1039298/rights-groups-welcome-overdue-proposals-rape-laws
  4. 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

    ... after his predecessor warned Hongkongers to be "highly vigilant" of its erosion in the city. Calling freedom of peaceful assembly and speech both "basic human rights", Chief ... Hongkongers to be vigilant of its erosion when asked about last month's brutal attack against former Ming Pao chief editor Kevin Lau Chun-to. In his speech at Lingnan University yesterday, Ma ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1451012/top-judge-geoffrey-ma-calls-respect-basic-human-rights
  5. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Hong Kong law system's good name brings in the cases

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy and Stuart Lau

    ... good reputation brings in cases The solid reputation of Hong Kong's legal system is spreading across the country, drawing a steady increase in mainland parties seeking the city's arbitration services to resolve disputes. As much as 40 per cent of the arbitration cases handled by the city's International Arbitration Centre last year involved mainland parties- compared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1163736/hong-kong-law-systems-good-name-brings-cases
  6. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    A life in court: lawyers, robbers and other reptiles

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... the human spirit naturally inclines." And he tackles Hongkongers' changing opinions on the law. Freedom of assembly is a case in point: "As for the general public, I think it true ... Morning Post ahead of its release today. It was the top court's majority decision in the so-called Congo case of 2011. The court ruled that, after the handover in 1997, a foreign state would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1221701/life-court-lawyers-robbers-and-other-reptiles

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