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Gerard Mccoy

Google wrongly accused in defamation claim, court told

Businessman Albert Yeung Sau-shing wrongly picked Google, which is only a search engine and not a publisher, to sue for defamation, the Court of First Instance heard yesterday.

Thursday, 9 May, 2013, 6:08am

Gay rights activist challenges ban on dancing at protest

A gay rights protester who was among a group stopped from dancing during a rally last year because police said they needed a licence to provide 'entertainment' took the case to court yesterday.

5 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Appeal sought on charging officials

The government has asked the city's top court to overturn a ruling that it says wrongly restricted its power to lay charges against civil servants.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Ruling allows trucks to still use short cut where boy died

Trucks can continue to use Fairview Park Boulevard as a short cut between the border and New Territories container depots after the government won a battle to keep a privately owned section of the road open.

1 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Large trucks a safety hazard, court told

Fairview Park residents only withdrew objections to the government building a road through their development because they believed a ban would be placed on large trucks using it, a court heard yesterday.

9 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Robber sentenced to 23 years in prison

A man who took part in five high-profile armed robberies from 1997 to 2000 is sentenced to 23 years in jail. Recorder Gerard McCoy sentenced Lui Kam-ming, 41, after he pleaded guilty in the Court of First Instance to five counts of robbery that netted HK$5.8 million. Other men have been tried and jailed for the robberies.

3 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Rejection of $17m claim challenged

Judge erred over police inspector's case, court told

The judge who dismissed a $17.6 million claim by a police officer who was shot in the head in a raid a decade ago made a legal error, the Court of Appeal was told yesterday.

10 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

In Brief

CSD officers go to court in overtime pay battle

5 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Flying the flag for national hot topic

SOME surprising goings-on in the Court of Final Appeal (CFA) on Wednesday, where their lordships were hearing the Government's effort to re-establish the lawfulness of 'flag laws' which protect against insult to the flags of the People's Republic and the SAR.

24 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Lawyer shocked by decision to drop case

High-profile lawyer Gerard McCoy was shocked last night at the decision to drop the case against the Wong brothers and was unaware of the plea bargain struck last week.

As part of a plea bargain, no evidence was offered against Wong Kwai-nam and brother Kwai-fun on a charge of blackmailing Mr McCoy when the case came to court yesterday.

9 Aug 1996 - 12:00am