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The Federal Court here today upheld the 20 years’ jail term imposed on an elderly couple for causing the death of their Indonesian maid in 2011.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The Federal Court here on Thursday (June 20) upheld the 20 years’ jail term imposed on an elderly couple for causing the death of their Indonesian maid in 2011.
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PUTRAJAYA, June 20 — The Federal Court here today upheld the 20 years’ jail term imposed on an elderly couple for causing the death of their Indonesian maid in 2011.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court here today maintained the 20-year jail term imposed on a couple for causing the death of their Indonesian maid in 2011.
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PETALING JAYA: Star Media Group Bhd has scored another win in its legal battle against property development firm JAKS Island Circle Sdn Bhd (JIC).
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Many Malaysians, me included, expected a more consultative and cooperative form of government as Pakatan Harapan (Pakatan) dislodged Barisan Nasional (Barisan) – one that would give equal importance...
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PETALING JAYA: It is ironic that lawyer Latheefa Koya, who once took the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to court, is now leading the anti-graft agency.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 — The Federal Court will be having a panel of seven judges to preside over a fresh hearing of the high-profile “bin Abdullah” case, which has been in the courts since Septem...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court will rehear this Aug 16 an appeal by the National Registration Department and two others on whether a Muslim child conceived out of wedlock can bear his or her father’s ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The tribunal looking into allegations of misconduct committed by six former Election Commission (EC) members in the 14th General Election has decided not to go ahead with proceedings.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 24): Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas made sure that the judge hearing an application to cite senior lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah (pictured) for contempt would not know ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas made sure that the judge hearing an application to cite senior lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah for contempt would not know the content...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court ruled that the Penang state government has no power to set up the Voluntary Patrol Unit (PPS).
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today ruled that the Penang state government has no power to set up the Voluntary Patrol Unit (PPS). Chief Judge of Malaya Tan Sri Zaharah Ibrahim, in her judgment, said ...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 14): The Federal Court today ruled that the Penang state government has no power to set up the Voluntary Patrol Unit (PPS). Chief Judge of Malaya Tan Sri Zaharah Ibrahim, in her judgmen...
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The Federal Court today ruled that the Penang government has no power to set up the Voluntary Patrol Unit (PPS). Chief Judge of Malaya Zaharah Ibrahim said that PPS could not be constituted under the ...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 14 — The Federal Court today ruled that the Penang state government has no power to set up the Voluntary Patrol Unit (PPS). Chief Judge of Malaya Tan Sri Zaharah Ibrahim, in her judgm...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The law does not grant the Penang state government power to set up Voluntary Patrol Units (PPS), ruled the Federal Court on Tuesday (May 14).
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today ruled that the Penang government is not empowered under the law to set up the voluntary patrol group known as the Voluntary Patrol Scheme or PPS.
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PETALING JAYA: The appointment of Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat as the new Chief Justice means a lot in acknowledging competency of judges without care for their gender, says Tan Sri Zainun Ali (pic).
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's first woman Chief Justice took her oath of office before the King on Monday (May 6).
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Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat took her oath of office as the new Chief Justice before Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, at the Istana Negara on Monday.The c...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 6): Newly minted Chief Justice (CJ) Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat (pictured) attributed her ascension to the top position in the judiciary to fate.
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Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah today presented the instrument of appointment to the new Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat at Istana Negara.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, today presented the instrument of appointment to the new Chief Justice, Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat,...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, today presented the instrument of appointment to the new Chief Justice, Datuk Tengku Maimun Tua...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, has presented the instrument of appointment to the new Chief Justice, Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, at Istana Negara.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, today presented the instrument of appointment to the new Chief Justice, Datuk Tengku Maimun ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Newly appointed Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat issued a firm reminder to judicial commissioners, saying that they should deal with cases with independence, impartiality and efficiency.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Newly-appointed Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat Friday (May 3) issued a firm reminder to judicial commissioners on their oath of office.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 3 — Newly appointed Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat today issued a firm reminder to judicial commissioners on their oath of office.
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PETALING JAYA: New Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat today reminded 11 new judicial commissioners to always remember their oath of office in carrying out their judicial functions.
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PETALING JAYA: Federal Court judge Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat’s illustrious career reached a new high point after she was appointed as the new Chief Justice, the first woman to take on the role.
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PETALING JAYA: Federal Court judge Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat has been appointed as the Chief Justice, the first woman to take on the role.
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PETALING JAYA: A retired judge has proposed that the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) look into elevating the current chief judge of Sabah and Sarawak to chief judge of Malaya.
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KOTA KINABALU: Law practitioners in Sabah and Sarawak are capable of handling legal matters in their own states without interference from "outsiders", say the Sabah Law Society (SLS) and the Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS).
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PETALING JAYA: Senior Federal Court judge Azahar Mohamed is likely to be appointed the next chief justice, the post left vacant following the retirement of Richard Malanjum, sources said.
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KOTA KINABALU: The principal registry of the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak can be relocated to any place in Sabah or Sarawak as determined by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong acting on the advice of the pr...
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KOTA KINABALU (Bernama): The principal registry of the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak can be relocated to any place in the two states as determined by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong acting on the advice of the prime minister, says the Sabah Law Society (SLS).
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KUCHING: Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen today called on the judiciary to put on hold the decision to relocate the Registry of the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak from Kuching t...
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KUCHING: The Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS) welcomes the decision not to relocate the Sabah and Sarawak High Court Registry from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu, saying the rule of law has prevailed in the matter.
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GEORGE TOWN: It has been five years since Karpal Singh’s death but family members still choked with emotion as they celebrated the anniversary at the Wadda Gurdwara Sa­­­­hib in Gurdwara Road.
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KOTA KINABALU: The move to shift the Registrar of the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu is a 'purely judicial' decision and legal, says Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — De facto law minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong today said the relocation of the Registry of the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu is purely a judicia...
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KUCHING: The federal government's decision to relocate the Registrar of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu effective May 1 has taken Sarawakian lawyers and lawmakers by surprise, with some questioning whether it is constitutional.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — The federal government is relocating the Registrar of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu effective May 1, according to a circular leaked onlin...
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PUTRAJAYA: Founder of the Malaysian Marijuana Education Movement Mohd Zaireen Zainal has escaped the death sentence.
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PUTRAJAYA: Founder of the Malaysian Marijuana Education Movement, Mohd Zaireen Zainal, has escaped the death sentence.
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PUTRAJAYA: A man who once headed a pro-medical marijuana group today escaped the gallows with a reduced charge of possessing 1.1kg of cannabis, or weed.
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PETALING JAYA: A former judge says the next in line in the judicial ladder should take over the duties of chief justice without the need for formal appointment, amid speculation over who will be made ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum has retired after serving 27 years in the judiciary.
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PUTRAJAYA: After nine months of being chief justice, Richard Malanjum retired today sans the pomp and grandeur of the usual farewell given to the head of the judiciary.
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Chief Justice Tan Sri Malanjum retires today after serving 27 years in the judiciary.
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OUR Chief Justice Richard Malanjum will be retiring at the end of this week after 27 years of distinguished service on the Bench.
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PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Najib Razak once again failed in his attempt to obtain a gag order to prevent the media and public from discussing the merits of his case and to get additional documents to prepare for his defence.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 10 — The Federal Court in a 5-4 majority decision held that Bank Negara Malaysia’s Shariah Advisory Council’s (SAC) findings on Islamic finance is binding on Civil Courts.
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PUTRAJAYA: In an unprecedented move, a nine-man Federal Court Bench handed down a landmark majority judgment that any decision by Bank Negara's Syariah Advisory Council (SAC) on Islamic finance is constitutional and binding on civil courts even though the Council is not a judicial body.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 10): PUTRAJAYA (April 10): In a landmark decision, the Federal Court today ruled that findings on Islamic finance by Bank Negara's Syariah Advisory Council (SAC) is binding on civil c...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 10): The Federal Court today unanimously dismissed ex-premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak's three appeals in relation to the seven criminal breach of trust, abuse of power and money launde...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 10): The Federal Court today unanimously dismissed ex-premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak's three appeals in relation to the seven criminal breach of trust, abuse of power and money launde...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 10 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak today lost in four appeals linked to his trial over RM42 million of former 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) subsidiary SRC International Sdn Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): After the country made history last July when the first Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak Tan Sri Richard Malanjum was appointed the Chief Justice (CJ), could there be another h...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 8 — Secondary school students throughout the country will get an early understanding of the legislative system through the ‘From Courtroom to Classroom’ programme.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 5 — The Federal Court will deliver next Wednesday its decision on Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s appeals from his trial over RM42 million of former 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) s...
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I’m so glad that the Federal Court has acquitted the late Karpal Singh of a sedition charge that had been hanging over him for about 10 years.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Integrated Court System (ICS) installed at the new Kota Kinabalu Court can cut down red tape and facilitate various processes as well as improve case management and hearing, says Sa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak on Monday (April 1) filed a judicial review application against the Federal Court's refusal to grant him an order to stay the trial of his corruption cases involving SRC International Sdn Bhd funds.
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Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak today filed a judicial review application against the Federal Court’s refusal to grant him an order to stay the trial of his corruption cases involving SRC I...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 1 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today filed a judicial review application against the Federal Court’s refusal to grant him an order to stay the trial of his co...
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PETALING JAYA: A lawyer has urged the Federal Court which acquitted the late Karpal Singh of a sedition charge to provide its written grounds as guidance for all interested parties.
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PUTRAJAYA: Almost five years after his death, the Federal Court acquitted the late Karpal Singh of a sedition charge, for allegedly questioning the late Sultan of Perak’s action as relating to the P...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Almost five years after his death, the Federal Court has acquitted the late Karpal Singh of a sedition charge for allegedly questioning the late Sultan of Perak's action relating to the Perak constitutional crisis.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 29): After almost five years since his death, the Federal Court today acquitted the late Karpal Singh of his sedition conviction and set aside his sentence of a fine of RM1,800. A sev...
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The late lawmaker Karpal Singh was granted an acquittal by the Federal Court today in the former’s long-running sedition case concerning statements made concerning the 2009 Perak constitutional cris...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today acquitted the late Karpal Singh of a sedition charge for an offence allegedly committed 10 years ago.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 29 — The Federal Court today unanimously acquitted late DAP leader Karpal Singh of sedition after finding a serious miscarriage of justice in his case over a 2009 remark on the Pera...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today affirmed the findings of the Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board (DB) and two lower courts clearing senior lawyer Cecil Abraham of professional misconduct.
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PUTRAJAYA: Local film producer Datuk Yusof Haslam and two others won in their appeal over the Court of Appeal’s decision on the copyright infringement of a novel titled “Aku Bohsia” filed agains...
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PUTRAJAYA: The trial of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s corruption cases involving SRC International Sdn Bhd funds may start soon at the High Court.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Local film producer Datuk Yusof Haslam and two others won in their appeal over the Court of Appeal's decision on the copyright infringement of a novel titled “Aku Bohsia” filed against them by a novelist.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 27): A seven-member Federal Court bench led by Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum today set aside the stay order granted by the Court of Appeal last week, over its decision for th...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 27): A seven-member Federal Court bench led by Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum today set aside the stay order granted by the Court of Appeal last week, over its decision for th...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 27 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s case over RM42 million belonging to former 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) unit SRC International Sdn Bhd may proceed in the High Court, the F...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 25): Two ex-aides of former Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim can appeal to the Federal Court against the appellate court's decision that ordered them to return to S...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 25): A three-member Federal Court bench today granted leave to two senior officers of former Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim to challenge the Court of Appeal's decision ...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court has dismissed an application by the widow of the late Karpal Singh to include fresh evidence in a sedition appeal.
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The Federal Court today dismissed an application by the widow of the late Karpal Singh to include fresh evidence in his sedition appeal.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 21) An attempt by the family of the late DAP lawmaker Karpal Singh to adduce further evidence in the form of the controversial affidavit by Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Back...
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PUTRAJAYA, March 15 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak should either be released from his seven charges over RM42 million of an ex-1MDB unit’s funds and be charged again over the same matter, or have the Hi...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The High Court judge erred when he transferred Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's criminal charges involving SRC International Sdn Bhd's funds back to his court on his own initiative, the Court of Appeal heard Friday (March 15).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Outgoing Malaysian Bar president George Varughese has called for slightly longer tenures for the posts of chief justice, Court of Appeal president, chief judge of Malaya and chief judge ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — Malaysia’s three legal associations should join the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) to help select superior court judges, the Malaysian Bar said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: With the implementation of e-Review and video conferencing services, the lawyers and stake holders will now be able to manage their cases easier, faster and more efficient, says Minister...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 7): As Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum is expected to retire next month on April 12, the Government's search for his successor to hold the top judicial post has begun.
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PETALING JAYA: The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) must conduct proper background checks before recommending judges for the Federal Court, say legal experts.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer and former Malaysian Bar president Manjeet Singh Dhillon has lodged a police report against former Padang Serai MP N Gobalakrishnan for allegedly showing disrespect to the Federa...
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SEMENYIH: Pakatan Harapan (PH) deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin stressed that the government will always strive to safeguard the rights and privileges of the Malays and Islam.
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SEMENYIH (Feb 26): Pakatan Harapan (PH) deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin stressed that the government will always strive to safeguard the rights and privileges of the Malays and Islam.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) condemned the action of Barisan Nasional secretary-general Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Aziz following his statements in a recent ceramah in...
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PUTRAJAYA: Sixteen former Umno members were today granted leave to appeal to the Federal Court against the High Court and Court of Appeal’s dismissal of their bid for leave to initiate a judicial re...