Monday’s historic decision at the Court of Final Appeal - giving a transgender woman the right to marry her boyfriend - has been labelled “groundbreaking” and a “
Legal experts said the victory by the litigant, known only as W, redefined the meaning of the word "woman" in the Hong Kong marriage system.
The SFC's court victory over Tiger Asia does not make its actions just in a civilised society.
It was a key court ruling on the "one country, two systems" principle that made Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary want to stay on as a permanent judge as he neared retirement.
The city's top court yesterday dismissed an appeal by a widow seeking work-injury compensation from the employer of her late husband, whose body was cremated without undergoing an autopsy in 2007...
A transsexual woman who twice lost her court bid for the right to marry her boyfriend took her battle to the Court of Final Appeal yesterday.
Mr Justice Michael Hartmann may not be the most publicly visible judge to have served in the High Court but few equal his reputation for handing down rulings that are consistently liberal, except...
The right-of-abode ruling by the city's top court appears to have spared Hong Kong a crisis, at least for the time being. Court of Final Appeal ruled that foreign domestic helpers had no right to...
The Court of Final Appeal's ruling will decide whether foreign domestic helpers have the right to apply for permanent residency after living in the city for seven years.
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.
The landmark decision - handed down by the Court of Final Appeal late last month - means hundreds, possibly thousands, of claims by foreign nationals seeking refuge may have to be re-examined.