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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.

Wednesday, 30 January, 2013, 3:47am

Official's eight-year trail of corruption

Details have emerged about the corruption case against a former senior official in Inner Mongolia who was jailed for life this month for taking more than 8.17 million yuan (HK$10 million) in bribes over eight years.

17 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Ruling on top U.K. lawyer reserved

The High Court has reserved judgment on allowing a top British lawyer to lead the criminal prosecution of self-styled fung shui master Tony Chan Chun-chuen.

The Department of Justice has applied for renowned Queen's Counsel David Perry to be its lead prosecutor against Chan, who allegedly forged a will by the late chairwoman of Chinachem, Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum.

13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Amendments tocriminal law need greater detail

Despite being blanketed in controversy, the mainland's amended Criminal Procedure Law was passed by legislators last month with clauses that rights advocates find troubling and legal reformers say are disappointing.

5 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Amendments to criminal law need greater detail

Despite being blanketed in controversy, the mainland's amended Criminal Procedure Law was passed by legislators last month with clauses that rights advocates find troubling and legal reformers say are disappointing.

5 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Top judge vows deeper reforms

The mainland's top judge has vowed to deepen judicial reforms this year, and has pledged to strengthen the Supreme People's Court's (SPC) oversight of the lower courts.

SPC president Wang Shengjun was delivering his annual report to the legislature yesterday.

12 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

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