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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong's immigration department challenges boy’s right to abode ruling

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Immigration challenges abode ruling A British-born boy who was granted the right of abode by a Hong Kong tribunal is expected to see his case go before ... two elder sisters and brother were born between 1995 and 1999 in Riyadh and Taiwan. All three have the right of abode in Hong Kong as granted by the department, the papers show. His mother ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1308524/hong-kongs-immigration-department-challenges-boys-right-abode-ruling
  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Request for Beijing's view on right of abode may have wider effect, government admits

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com QC for government admits broader implication for right of abode but says it is necessary to seek Beijing’s clarification WIDER IMPACT OF BEIJING REFERRAL ... on foreign domestic workers' right of abode, the government has admitted. Barrister David Pannick QC, for the government, made the comment yesterday, on the second day of an appeal lodged by two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1160388/request-beijings-view-right-abode-may-have-wider-effect-government
  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Justice minister Yuen under pressure to spell out right of abode request

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... out' right of abode appeal The justice minister is being pressed by the legal sector for details of an application to the top court for a referral to Beijing to clarify the Basic Law on who has right of abode here, before it is heard next month. And the local government was also warned the request must be handled well- or the city's rule of law could be affected. The government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1121542/justice-minister-yuen-under-pressure-spell-out-right-abode-request
  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Top court rejects abode bid by Hong Kong-born girl

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:15pm by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com The Court of Final Appeal on Tuesday refused an application by an eight-year-old girl born locally to mainlanders to join the right of abode challenge mounted by foreign domestic helpers. Liang Wing-ki and her mother, Li Yinxian, worried that her right of abode would be affected after the government said it would request the top court to ask ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1158936/top-court-rejects-abode-bid-hong-kong-born-girl
  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court of Final Appeal to begin abode hearing

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... judicial go-round today. The Court of Final Appeal is due to begin hearing a challenge to the right of abode law, to determine whether foreign domestic helpers have the right to apply for permanent residency. The appeal may also reopen the case of whether children born locally to mainlanders have the right of abode they enjoy now. The government has asked the top court to seek a clarification ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1158543/top-court-begin-abode-hearing
  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Doctor not guilty of supplying 5,900 pills to socialite Anita Chan, who died of overdose

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:15am by CHRIS LAU

    ... a brief course in nursing. The magistrate said Yau's reliance on Chan's medical knowledge was not right, as a doctor should treat every patient without regard to their background. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580634/doctor-not-guilty-over-5900-pills-socialite
  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Did police wrong-foot dancing gay activists? Top Hong Kong court to decide

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Top court to decide whether police were right to stop onstage antics during public rights rally Were dancing gay activists wrong-footed? Does dancing ... decision in a judicial review case. The case dates back to May 2011, when a group of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights activists marked International Day Against Homophobia with a rally ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577877/did-police-wrong-foot-dancing-gay-activists-top-hong-kong-court
  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Mainland tourist fined for assault on guide

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:00am by ARTHUR CHAN AND AMY NIP

    ... Workers' Federation, Lam Siu-lun, who attended the meeting, said the council had made the right move in engaging the government but that such a step should have happened much earlier. Although he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578651/mainland-tourist-fined-assault-guide
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Murder accused 'had many personas' court hears as he takes the stand

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 03:32pm by JULIE CHU

    ... Wing-fu. Chiao described the fatal injuries suffered by the defendant's father, Fok Lai-chi. He suffered 117 stab wounds, one penetrated his stomach near his ribs and his right kidney. Another ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578445/father-allegedly-attacked-teenage-son-and-friend-was-stabbed-more-100
  10. News - World - COURTS

    Dad in jail 25 years for fatal fire freed over poor arson science

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:44am by AP

    ... it was too early to say whether he would retry Lee if the court rejects his probable appeal. Christine, who prosecuted Lee in 1990, said he continued to believe the jury got it right. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570089/dad-jail-25-years-fatal-fire-freed-over-poor-arson-science

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