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A Seventh Child And The Law

Author : Patrick Shuk-siu Yu
ISBN : 9789622094574
Genre : Law
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The author comes from a distinguished family in Hong Kong. His father, Yu Wan, was an eminent figure in educational circles both before and after the Second World War. In Part I of this book, there is a detailed description of the unique circumstances under which the author, as a matriculation student, was awarded a government scholarship to enter the University of Hong Kong in 1938. Altogether unpredictably this started a chain of events which landed him in two wartime jobs in China: with British Naval Intelligence and the Chinese Nationalist Army respectively. After the war, he won a Victory Scholarship to further his education at Oxford and finally qualify as a barrister-at-law. He attributes his good fortune to being the seventh child of his father who was himself a seventh child. Hence the title of this book. Part II of this work consists of an accurate separate account of eight actual court cases handled by the author as Defence Counsel. These specially chosen and cleverly captioned cases all make fascinating reading, because each of them carries a distinct flavour of its own ranging from murder trials with an unexpected turn of events and a variety of fraud cases to an intriguing account of an attempt to set up an innocent traffic policeman which was only barely frustrated. The manner in which the defence in each case was conducted is of particular interest.

A Seventh Child And The Law

Author : Patrick Yu Shuk-siu
ISBN : 9622095240
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book talks about the description of the unique circumstances under which the author, as a matriculation student, was awarded a government scholarship to enter the University of Hong Kong in 1938, and consists of an accurate separate account of eight actual court cases handled by the author as Defence Counsel.

Seventh Child

Author : Mary Baker
ISBN : 9781446697108
Genre : Bank notes
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When a box filled with banknotes is left anonymously for commercial artist Jennifer Anstace, she dismisses it as a joke. But someone believes that her windfall is real. Someone prepared to kill.

The Seventh Child Of Nod

Author : Eula Youngblood
ISBN : 9780615168302
Genre : Fiction
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This fictional story borders on the Cinderlla theme about Esmeralda "Mera" Wilkins, a young, African-American female prodigy who developed special physical, intellectual and spiritual powers. The twentieth century descendent of an eighth century BC prophetess named Huldah, Mera was commissioned by God to interpret the encapsulated scrolls written in the language of God and sealed up by King Josiah.

A Treatise On The Law Of Legacies

Author : Roper Stote Donnison Roper
ISBN : STANFORD:36105062006882
Genre : Inheritance and succession
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Tho Quiney Gent Shakespeare S Son In Law

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Congressional Record

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : UCR:31210024968578
Genre : Law
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Tales From No 9 Ice House Street

Author : Patrick Shuk-siu Yu
ISBN : 9789622095809
Genre : Law
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In Tales from No. 9 Ice House Street, Patrick Yu takes up his story as he returns to Hong Kong to become the first Chinese Crown Counsel. Thereafter he tells of the years in which he established himself as a most successful advocate in private practice. His story is enriched with anecdotes of his legal life and reminiscences of the many people with whom he came into contact. In the second part of the book, he recounts in his lively and intriguing way a series of the court cases in which he was involved as an important member of the Hong Kong Bar. The cases have surprising twists that the defence counsel-cum-storyteller deploys to surprise the reader. There are also unusual topics such as ‘The Case of the Young Man Who Impersonated a Police Officer’, or ‘The Case of the Solicitor Convicted of an Offence Not Known to the Law’. These read like classic detective stories, while also shedding light on life and the law in Hong Kong. Whether telling of his own life, recalling people with whom he came into contact, or telling the legal stories of the second part of this book, Patrick Yu again shows himself to be a notable raconteur and one whose life has provided him with many fascinating stories to tell.

Dispersal And Renewal

Author : Clifford Matthews
ISBN : 9622094724
Genre : History
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In this volume, dedicated to the memory of Hong Kong University students, faculty and members of the Court who lost their lives as a result of hostilities in the Far East during 1941-1945, we ask what happened to the University during those years of Japanese occupation when there was only the shell of a campus left standing on Pokfulam Road. Though physically non-existent, the idea of the University persisted, as shown by the recollections here of twenty-five contributors, many of whom were students of faculty when war broke out. Their stories of imprisonment or escape, mainly to China, help to capture something of the spirit of those challenging times that eventually led to the re-establishing of the University in 1948 and its remarkable growth since then.

New Trends Of Political Participation In Hong Kong

Author : Joseph Y. S. CHENG
ISBN : 9789629372330
Genre : Political Science
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This volume in 15 chapters serves as a useful overview of various significant aspects of the new trends of political participation in Hong Kong. Written by a team of experts who have been astute observers of Hong Kong Politics, the book covers a wide spectrum of topics ranging from a conventional understanding of political participation (e.g., the activities of political parties and interest groups) to a more specialized form of participation (e.g., the relationships between government and legislators in policy-making). The study of the rise of new social movements by the Post-80s generation would be of particular interest to those who are keen to comprehend the sharpening inter-generational differences. There will be a readership among academics and university students. This can also be a valuable reference for the media, policy-makers, or anyone interested in Hong Kong politics. This book is published by City University of Hong Kong Press. 香港城市大學出版社出版。

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