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  1. United States Supreme Court

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the court ordered states not to have separate school systems for black and white children. In 1962, it found that schools violated the constitution by having pupils recite prayers. In 1971, ...

  2. Legal eagles make strong case for state counsel role

    Posted Jun 10th 2006, 12:00am by Robert Hanson

    ... in the United States and worked as a banker for four years before deciding to train for the bar. 'It seemed more interesting than banking and gave you the opportunity to meet a diversity of people ...

  3. Sino-US gun running ring foiled

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... their origin in order to export them to China, and the firearms were all listed on the US Munitions List and barred from export without a licence issued by the US State Department. The case has thrown ...

  4. Beijing brings HK into line on state immunity

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The need for a ruling stemmed from a debt dispute between the Democratic Republic of Congo and United States-based fund FG Hemisphere Associates. Congo claimed it was immune from prosecution ... the mainland's law on state immunity. This means states that have entered into business deals cannot be taken to a Hong Kong court should the agreement go sour, setting in stone an eventuality lawyers ...

  5. Bloggers operating in grey area

    Posted Oct 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Naomi Rovnick naomi.rovnick@scmp.com Anonymous bloggers engaged in short-selling appear to inhabit a grey area of the law. In the United States, it is illegal to communicate for the purposes of manipulating share prices. 'Although there is nothing illegal per se about posting or communicating anonymously, it is a violation of United States federal securities and wire ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    US whistle-blower Bradley Birkenfeld gets US$104m in UBS tax evasion case

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Whistle-blower jailed after revealing tax evasion wins biggest ever federal payout US$104m for banker who lifted lid on UBS Bradley Birkenfeld, the former UBS banker who went to prison after telling the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) how the bank helped thousands of Americans evade taxes, secured a whistle-blower award of US$104 million, the largest ...

  7. News - World - PIRACY

    Somali pirate negotiator gets 12 life sentences in US court

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters US hands negotiator 12 life terms A Somali man who acted as a ransom negotiator for pirates who seized a United States yacht last year and killed four US hostages has been ... to US$50,000 in cash for his negotiating services, the indictment shows. In a court in Norfolk, in the state of Virginia, on Monday, US District Judge Robert Doumar sentenced Shibin to serve 10 ...

  8. Public opinion need not be seen as challenge to courts' authority

    Posted Aug 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Bar Association and Law Society have expressed concern over public comments on the Amina Mariam Bokhary case ('Pressure on judges, magistrates deplored', August 12). Their joint statement echoed Martin Lee Chu-ming's comment that the pu ...

  9. Court dismisses challenge to raids by police and Italian prosecutors

    Posted Jul 31st 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A court has rejected a legal challenge against raids by Hong Kong police and Italian prosecutors on the offices of companies and the homes of their directors in a fraud and money-laundering investigation involving Italian Prime Minister Silvio B ...

  10. 'Father' admits sex with children

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A man about to stand trial for a third time on charges of having sex with his girlfriend's teenage son and daughter, who called him father, unexpectedly pleaded guilty yesterday. The jobless man, 43, stood trial for the first time in 2007 o ...




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