Criminal Sentencing

Criminal sentencing — manslaughter — suicide pact — 20-year-old defendant and 16-year-old girlfriend — defendant survived but girlfriend drowned — culpability of defendant, taking into account his...
October 2019
1 Introduction Computers are increasingly becoming a part of the furniture of not only the modern courtroom but also the judicial functions, one of which is sentencing. Over the last 30 years,...
October 2019
HKSAR v Cheng Ling Ling [2019] 3 HKLRD 797, [2019] HKCA 636 Court of Appeal Criminal Appeal No 66 of 2018 Macrae V-P and Zervos JA 6 June, 9 July 2019 Criminal sentencing — trafficking —...
September 2019
CRIMINAL SENTENCING HKSAR v Tang Ho Yin [2019] 3 HKLRD 502, [2019] HKCA 611, [2019] HKEC 1742 Court of Appeal Criminal Appeal No 113 of 2018 Macrae V-P, Pang and Zervos JJA 28 May, 5 June...
September 2019
Criminal sentencing — road traffic offences — dangerous driving — driving whilst disqualified — using motor vehicle without third party insurance — driving worst of its kind — blatant disregard for...
July 2019
Criminal sentencing — dangerous drugs — trafficking — 107 g cocaine — sentencing guidelines — not unconstitutional for amounting to arbitrary imprisonment — failure to give defendant discount for...
June 2019