Judge

Trusted judge who fought for legal integrity of city

Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

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, perhaps, for Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary.

Monday, 1 April, 2013, 5:06am 1 comment

Judge scolds prosecutor's lenient charge on man who attacked police

A District Court judge lambasted a prosecutor yesterday for putting a lenient charge on a 31-year-old man who assaulted two women police officers while trying to free his 16-year-old girlfriend who was in their custody.

30 Jan 2013 - 3:47am

Bankrupt driver jailed over death of worker

A bankrupt businesswoman has been jailed for three years for dangerous driving causing death after a trial in which video footage from a taxi at the scene of an accident showed she had lied to police.

The Mercedes-Benz driven by Lam Ying-yu, 40, hit the back of a taxi at the site of road works, sending it cannoning into three workers including Chow Shu-tak, 61, who died.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:10pm

Judge angry over baby death

A judge has slammed a mother of five whose infant son starved to death, saying the baby had been in a worse state than malnourished children in the developing world.

So Suk-yee, 32, pleaded guilty to one count of mistreating a child. She had fed him formula milk, but at a concentration of only 60 per cent of the usual level.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

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Movie extra guilty of anal sex with boy, 14

27 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Listen up, storytellers!

Young Post's 2012 Summer Story competition is here again, so let your imagination run free. Whether it is a great adventure, a strange encounter or a mystical journey - start writing it.

25 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Listen up, storytellers!

Young Post's 2012 Summer Story competition is here again, so let your imagination run free. Whether it's a great adventure, a strange encounter or a mystical journey - start writing it.

24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Ex-band member escapes jail in lewd-photo case

A former member of the boy band 4anda avoided a jail sentence yesterday for threatening a victim of a man jailed in a nude-photo case.

Lo Yan-kit, 26, was given a 240-hour community service order and chastised by the judge for not being straightforward with police.

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Tycoon jailed for lewd photos

A gay businessman who tricked male models into taking photos in G-strings and threatened to publicise the embarrassing pictures was called 'despicable' yesterday, as a judge sentenced him to 17 months in jail.

17 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Cameras have a place in court

In keeping with the maxim that 'justice must be done and must be seen to be done' our courts are open to all - for free. But very few Hong Kong people exercise their right to go to court just to watch the proceedings.

4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Listen up, storytellers!

Young Post's 2012 Summer Story competition is here again, so let your imagination run free. Whether it is a great adventure, a strange encounter or a mystical journey - start writing it.

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Wanted: storytellers

Young Post's 2012 Summer Story competition is here again and with it your chance to let your imagination run free. Whether it is a great adventure, a strange encounter or a mystical journey - start writing it.

31 May 2012 - 12:00am

Story competition is a chance for writers

Young Post's 2012 Summer Story competition is here again and with it your chance to let your imagination run free. Whether it is a great adventure, a strange encounter or a mystical journey - start writing it.

30 May 2012 - 12:00am

Businessman guilty in nude photo shoot case

A rich businessman who took more than 60,000 photos of male models, some in compromising poses, has been convicted of indecent assault and criminal intimidation.

30 May 2012 - 12:00am

Start writing your Summer Story

Young Post's 2012 Summer Story competition is here again to let your imagination run free. Whether it is a great adventure, a strange encounter or a mystical journey - start writing it.

28 May 2012 - 12:00am

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