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  1. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The new president of the Supreme People's Court, Wang Shengjun, was born in 1946, not 1926 as reported in the story headlined 'New courts chief a veteran in battle against corruption' on page A7 yesterday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/630385/corrections-clarifications
  2. Who said it?

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... [Rick's] not blown and tossed by the wind of political correctness Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum's wife Karen Some courts have not done well in improving transparency of court affairs and promoting a democratic judicial system Chief Justice Wang Shengjun, in a report on the work of the Supreme People's Court People behave differently in desperate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/995213/who-said-it
  3. Mother of girl set on fire vows court action

    Posted Feb 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com The mother of a teenage girl in Anhui has vowed to bring a man to court for allegedly setting the girl on fire after she refused his advances, but the decision not settle out of court may mean the girl's parents have to pay millions of yuan in medical fees. The family turned to the internet on Friday to garner support for their case and help ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/993780/mother-girl-set-fire-vows-court-action
  4. Dr Johnson's Dictionary

    Posted Apr 09th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Dr Johnson's Dictionary by Henry Hitchings John Murray, $116 For 150 years, until the advent of the Oxford Dictionary, English was defined by Samuel Johnson, and he still prevails in the US Supreme Court when lawyers argue about what the writers of the US Constitution really meant. Dr Johnson's Dictionary- The Extraordinary Story of the Book that Defined ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/544091/dr-johnsons-dictionary
  5. Who said it?

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... For those who hate the country and society to the extreme... for those who should be sentenced to death and executed immediately according to the law, we will not hesitate Zhang Jun, Supreme People's Court vice-president, in a speech on applying the death penalty Running a funeral home is like running a hotel- it also involves accommodation, catering and reception George ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/970580/who-said-it
  6. PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS: APPROACH WITH CAUTION

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Prenuptial agreements, popular with Hollywood celebrities and mega-wealthy people, could gain popularity in Hong Kong if a landmark British case is adopted as a yardstick. The Supreme Court in Britain recently ruled in a divorce dispute between former banker Nicholas Granatino and German heiress Katrin Radmacher, reducing Granatino's settlement from about HK$73 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731321/prenuptial-agreements-approach-caution
  7. Sad family story behind HK$5.5b claim, court told

    Posted Oct 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was testifying against TCWF, who is asking for HK$5.5 billion from LKKS. The glimpse into his family life came after the father told the court of his suspicion that LKKS and TCWF transferred US ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A billionaire patriarch whose son is fighting a HK$5.5 billion divorce claim told the court yesterday of his 'sad story' with his children. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983245/sad-family-story-behind-hk55b-claim-court-told
  8. Unmarried couples should be fully represented in courts and society

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... years ago I wrote to this paper lamenting the lack of a family court and facilities to meet the needs of families going through the most traumatic of times facing the dissolution of their marriage. Although things have definitely improved, those of us involved in family law still wait anxiously, but no longer with any sense of expectation, for the changes recommended in the 2005 Law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/973447/unmarried-couples-should-be-fully-represented-courts-and-society
  9. Chen rails against 'persecution'

    Posted Jan 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... bribes, in a final conviction by the Supreme Court in 2010. Wheelchair bound Wu, paralysed from the waist down, has been granted permission to serve her term at home due to her feeble health. ... believed that over time the 'court of conscience' of the people would uphold justice to release him from the 'cross of Taiwan', which he was bearing. Chen said it was because ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/989438/chen-rails-against-persecution
  10. Court rejects disciple's bid for monk's estate

    Posted Mar 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A will made in 1973 by a Buddhist monk to arrange for his multimillion-dollar estate had barred his disciple from claiming gold bars and more than HK$430,000 cash, the Court ... and more than HK$430,000. But Mr Justice Andrew Chung On-tak held that she could only get HK$10,000 and US$500, as stated in Ip's will. Ko's claim stemmed from an application made by two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/708387/court-rejects-disciples-bid-monks-estate

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