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  1. News - China - COURTS

    Li Yan one of thousands facing death or jail as abuse victims denied justice

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... of thousands of abused wives in mainland jails who face execution or heavy jail terms for killing or wounding their husbands, women's rights advocates say. Li was sentenced to death in August 2011 ... abused women's syndrome … she was not in her normal state of mind, she should be given psychiatric evaluation immediately," said Guo Jianmei, a women's rights lawyer. And Li's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1142160/li-yan-one-thousands-facing-death-or-jail-abuse-victims-denied-justice
  2. Business - Banking & Finance - COURTS

    Goldman Sachs ran 'boys club' and visited strip clubs, says lawsuit

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:51am by BLOOM

    ... has denied the women's claims. "This is a normal and anticipated procedural step for any proposed class action lawsuit and does not change the case's lack of merit," said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1547006/goldman-sachs-ran-boys-club-and-visited-strip-clubs-says
  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Phoenix TV sued over US sex claims

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:01am by Shirley Zhao and Agence France-Presse

    ... and 'transaction'," the women's attorneys said in a statement. "Liu preyed on the most vulnerable young women- those beginning careers and without family in America," the lawyers said. ... mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law new legislation that gives unpaid interns the same right as paid employees to sue over allegations they were harassed or discriminated against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1484587/phoenix-tv-sued-over-us-sex-claims
  4. News - China - COURTS

    'I was only trying to help': Peter Humphrey's letter to son insists China detective work was for public good

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 11:43pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... considered a public service, right up until 10 July last year, and I still do," wrote Humphrey to his son. Humphrey and Yu were detained in Shanghai in July last year while conducting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1563060/my-work-china-was-public-good-detained-corporate-sleuth-peter-humphrey
  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Attack on pro-independence activist 'infringed his freedom of speech'

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 07:15pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Activist slap 'infringed free speech' An assault on a pro-independence activist who trespassed at a military barracks was nothing less than an infringement of the right to free speech, a magistrate said yesterday. Chan Ngok-yuen yesterday pleaded guilty to one count of common assault in Eastern Court, just metres from the spot where he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/article/1557594/retired-man-admits-slapping-activists-who-entered-pla-barracks-outside-court
  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Former civil servant 'hurled abuse at Bangladeshi maid before assaulting her with hot water'

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by CHRIS LAU

    ... whose medical reports showed she suffered blisters and peeling skin on her chest after the incident. Yesterday, Ma dedicated a large part of the time in court trying to get the details right ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557041/former-civil-servant-hurled-abuse-bangladeshi-maid-assaulting-her-hot
  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Love children have rights to financial support, court rules

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:44am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Girl born to unmarried parents has right to maintenance- but HK$32m is 'too much' Love child has rights to financial support Children born out of wedlock have the same rights to maintenance as legitimate children despite their parents never having tied the knot, the Court of Appeal has ruled. The ruling means the Family Court could have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1526935/love-children-have-rights-financial-support-court-rules
  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Plane bomb-threat accused found not guilty due to mental illness

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 02:08pm by LO WEI

    ... said. Lam asked if Manselius was wearing a blanket on his head like a Ninja Turtle. Luk replied: "It was like the Middle Eastern women's way of wrapping their heads with only the eyes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1495805/plane-bomb-threat-accused-wore-blanket-superman-court-told
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    SHKP linked to family trust of defendant Thomas Chan

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:58pm by Stuart Lau, AUSTIN CHUI

    ... another effect," she said. "It absorbs oil." "Right, that's what you found in your experience," Macrae said amid laughter in the room, before adjourning the case ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539827/shkp-linked-family-trust-defendant-thomas-chan
  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Son 'pressed police' to investigate doctor

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 02:50am by CHRIS LAU

    ... the officer had correctly understood him, and said even the youngest officer knew he did not have such influence. He said everyone had a right to complain to Legco. "What [Surman] described ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535755/son-pressed-police-investigate-doctor

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