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KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 — The Malaysian Bar today passed five resolutions at its annual general meeting (AGM), including a resolution calling for the government to immediately set up a royal commissi...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 — The Bar Council will observe a money laundering case against high-profile lawyer Datuk Mohd Hafarizam Harun that has purportedly raised constitutional issues.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — The Malaysian Bar is not biased towards any political party, outgoing president George Varughese maintains, but he is delighted that Pakatan Harapan (PH) won the 2018 electi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The night of May 9 last year was certainly filled with tension and anxiety for Malaysian Bar president George Varughese as the general election results trickled in.
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Pakatan Harapan should not be distracted by the Umno-PAS alliance's rhetoric, said former Bar Council president Ambiga Sreenevasan.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar intends to take a legal position on two lawyers being hauled up for showing disrespect to the court, its president George Varughese said.
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The Indira Gandhi Action Team (Ingat) has rebuffed the National Registration Department's (NRD) demand for an apology, saying that its concerns are legitimate and the NRD should not be too defensive.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Bar Council and the Royal Thai Embassy have launched a legal aid scheme called the Thai Citizens Legal Aid Scheme (T-CLAS) in an effort to extend legal assistance to Thai nationals i...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 — Lawyer Arun Kasi said he will challenge the contempt of court proceedings initiated by the attorney general against him over his alleged “scandalising” of Federal Court ju...
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Lawyer Arun Kasi (photo, above) has vowed to challenge contempt proceedings brought about by attorney-general Tommy Thomas against him.
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PETALING JAYA: One of the country’s foremost legal minds says it is premature to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into allegations of judicial misconduct based on an affidavit.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 22 — The Malaysian Bar has reiterated its call for the government to expand the terms of reference for the upcoming Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) investigating the allegations ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 22 — The Bar Council should have sent representatives to observe the money-laundering case against Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s lawyer Datuk Mohd Hafarizam Harun, said lawyer Tan Sri...
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ADUN SPEAKS | Malaysia was hailed as the model of democracy for the whole world after the bloodless transition of the government on 9th of May 2018.
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The Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS) has proposed to the government to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) over the allegation of judicial interference in the affidavit made by a sitting ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former Bar Council president Ambiga Sreenevasan has joined the call for a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into allegations of judicial misconduct, saying this is needed to vindicate ju...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prominent activist Ambiga Sreenevasan said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad should be credited for several “good” measures in his administration since coming to power last year, bu...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo has called on the government and Chief Justice to immediately look into the claims by Court of Appeal judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer, contained in his aff...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo has questioned the Bar Council’s silence on her legal action against the alleged failure of Chief Justice Richard Malanjum to complete investigations into case...
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PETALING JAYA: The Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman temple task force has filed an application to suspend the on-going inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.
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SHAH ALAM: The coroner of the inquest into the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim visited the scene of the riots near a Hindu temple in USJ 25, Subang Jaya, near here, today.
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SHAH ALAM (Feb 12): The coroner of the inquest into the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim visited the scene of the riots near a Hindu temple in USJ 25, Subang Jaya, near here, today.
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SHAH ALAM: The High Court has dismissed applications by the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman temple task force and devotees to take part in the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.
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PETALING JAYA: Penang-based lawyer V Sithambaram has been roped in to appear along with counsel Sulaiman Abdullah to prosecute Najib Razak, who is facing a slew of charges in relation to SRC Internati...
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SHAH ALAM: Fifty devotees of the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman Temple and the temple’s task force today failed in their bid to become interested parties and participate in the inquest to determine the...
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SHAH ALAM: The Coroner’s Court set up to determine the cause of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim’s death last year has refused the application of the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman temple task force...
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SHAH ALAM: The High Court today set aside the order by a coroner to compel the conducting officer to prepare statements for seven witnesses scheduled to take the stand in the inquest to determine the ...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.
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Former Bar Council chairperson Ambiga Sreenevasan, who described herself as one of Pakatan Harapan's toughest critics, has urged voters to show BN the exit in tomorrow's Cameron Highlands by-election.
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Umno Youth has demanded an explanation from attorney-general Tommy Thomas and chief justice Richard Malanjum over their controversial dance video.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 — The federal government’s unprecedented lawsuit against the Kelantan state government on behalf of the Orang Asli community is not linked to next week’s Cameron Highlands b...
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PETALING JAYA: An interest group representing over 13,000 people from the Orang Asli community in Kelantan has rubbished any suggestion that Putrajaya’s legal suit on their behalf could be political...
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SHAH ALAM: The Coroner’s Court here today set Feb 11 to April 12 for the inquest proceeding to determine the cause of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim’s death.
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SHAH ALAM: Thirty witnesses are expected to take the stand when the inquest to determine the cause of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim’s death begins on Feb 11.
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SHAH ALAM, Jan 18 ― The Coroner’s Court has set dates from February 11 to April 12 to hear the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, who perished after sustaining injuries a...
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LETTER | Sangeet Kau Deo, the daughter of Karpal Singh, on Monday filed an action against the chief justice (CJ) for failing in his duties, among others, to defend the judiciary, particularly in conne...
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The government is studying six laws to consider amending or repealing them, said Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin.
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PUTRAJAYA, Jan 14 — Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today said discussions are still ongoing to ascertain whether to retain, amend or abolish the contentious Security Offences (Special Measur...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.
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PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 — Two legal professional bodies today urged the government to publicly release the Institutional Reforms Committee’s (IRC) recommendations to reform public institutions, but law ...
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A PKR lawmaker is disheartened that the controversial Sedition Act continues to be invoked under the Pakatan Harapan government.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has submitted to the attorney-general (AG) its proposals to revamp the Legal Profession Act (LPA) towards self-regulating the legal profession in the peninsula.
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Lawyer N Surendran has criticised Pakatan Harapan leaders in the government who are now silent over the use of the Sedition Act.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Retired Senior Police Officers Association (Respa) has given its support to the government on retaining current security laws.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 4 — The Malaysian Bar will attend the Opening of the Legal Year ceremony organised by the judiciary after being absent last year, its president George Varughese confirmed.
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PETALING JAYA: It is improper and unfair for PAS to accuse the attorney-general (AG) of failing to take action against rumours circulating about the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, said lawyer Baljit Sidhu.