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KUALA LUMPUR: The late Karpal Singh’s daughter, lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo, may withdraw her suit against a former Chief Justice in connection with the alleged interference by the judiciary in the outc...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo insists that Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat call for an internal investigation into alleged judicial interference in Karpal Singh’s sedition appeal.
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Former Rural and Regional Development Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob and former Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar were unable to reach a settlement in a defamation lawsuit filed against them ...
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The Attorney-General's Chambers has declined the Court of Appeal's request for it to weigh in on whether a contract between a developer and a Selangor government-linked company should be recognised on...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) has refused the Court of Appeal’s request to explain whether a contract between a developer and a subsidiary of the Selangor government should be r...
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YOURSAY | ‘Redeem yourself from your past actions.
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PETALING JAYA: The government says former Sabah chief minister Yong Teck Lee does not have the legal standing to stop the government from setting up a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) to investigate ...
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PETALING JAYA: Former Rantau returning officer Amino Agos Suyub has filed an appeal to reverse an order by the Court of Appeal that his contempt proceeding be heard before the same judge.
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COMMENT | I refer to the proposals for and against the establishment of the royal commission of inquiry on the alleged judicial impropriety in the affidavit by a sitting Court of Appeal judge.
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Former Sabah chief minister Yong Teck Lee believes that Putrajaya has been “wrongly advised” to strike out his originating summons challenging the constitutionality of the proposed Royal Commissio...
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PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya is seeking to strike out the suit by former Sabah chief minister Datuk Yong Teck Lee to stop the government from setting up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into allegations of judicial misconduct.
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PETALING JAYA: A lawyer has suggested that a tribunal be formed to investigate claims of judicial misconduct instead of a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) as announced.
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has shot down a suggestion to set up a tribunal instead of a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) to look into a claim by a senior serving judge of abuse and...
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PUTRAJAYA: It is the public that wants a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) into the allegations of judicial misconduct, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Rather than conduct a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI), former Federal Court judge Gopal Sri Ram (above) believes the government ought to hold an internal inquiry to probe alleged wrongdoings by the ...
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PETALING JAYA: A retired judge has suggested that newly minted Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat carry out an internal inquiry into the claim by a senior serving judge of abuse and interference in ...
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LETTER | Has the Pakatan Harapan coalition finally found an excuse to back out from one of its most important pre-election pledges – a thorough reform of our long-discredited judiciary?
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KOTA KINABALU: The government will wait for the outcome of a lawsuit by former Sabah chief minister Datuk Yong Teck Lee to stop the setting up of a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into judicial misconduct.In the meantime, the police and Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will continue their probes into the allegations, says de facto Law Minister Datuk V.K. Liew.
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KOTA KINABALU: De facto law minister Liew Vui Keong said the police and anti-graft busters can continue investigating allegations of judicial misconduct despite a lawsuit to stop the government from s...
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De facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong today explained that the delay in setting up a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) on the judiciary was due to a legal challenge to stop the move.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla has posed three questions to Attorney-General Tommy Thomas over the delay in the setting up of the royal commission of inquiry on judicial misconduc...
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PUTRAJAYA: The government has yet to finalise the details of the proposed royal commission of inquiry (RCI) on judicial misconduct, Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Attorney-General Tommy Thomas today said he is “not involved” in the proposed royal commission of inquiry (RCI) to look into alleged judicial misconduct.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal today ordered a retrial for former Rantau returning officer Amino Agos Suyub who was found guilty of contempt of court.
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PUTRAJAYA: Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat urged individuals to lodge reports with the relevant authorities if they have information on alleged misconduct by judges.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 13): The Court of Appeal today set aside the High Court's decision which ordered PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli (pictured) to pay RM200,000 in damages to National Feedlot Corporation S...
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PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli has won his appeal to set aside a High Court order that he pays RM200,000 in damages to National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) executive chairperson Dr Mohamad S...
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PUTRAJAYA: PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli today won his appeal against the findings of the High Court three years ago which ordered him to pay RM200,000 in damages to National Feedlot Corporation Sdn...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 13): The Court of Appeal today set aside the High Court's decision which ordered PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli to pay RM200,000 in damages to National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFC...
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PUTRAJAYA: Newly appointed Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat foresees a challenge in maintaining public confidence in the judiciary, even as she begins her tenure.
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Lawyer Arun Kasi was charged with contempt by Tommy Thomas for alleged hateful statements pertaining to the case of Leap Modulation Sdn Bhd vs PCP Construction Sdn Bhd, where the Federal Court decided...
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The Malaysian Bar has expressed its concern over the Federal Court’s decision to convict the lawyer Arun Kasi for contempt of court.
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Latheefa Koya is the latest to join the chorus of protest over the Federal Court's decision to impose a 30-day prison term and RM40,000 fine on lawyer Arun Kasi for contempt.
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Lawyer Arun Kasi has been found guilty of contempt over statements he made pertaining to a particular case judgment.
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The father of lawyer Arun Kasi, who is engaged in contempt proceedings with attorney-general Tommy Thomas, has vowed to fast in front of the Parliament until "justice" prevails for his son.
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The Malaysian Bar has urged the Pakatan Harapan government to expedite the setting up of a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into the judiciary.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has urged Putrajaya to set up a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) to investigate allegations of judicial interference and misconduct without further delay.
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PETALING JAYA:The Malaysian Bar urged the government to establish the composition and the term of reference of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to investigate the allegations of judicial interference and misconduct without further delay.
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The Attorney-General's Chambers will need to take further action before a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into alleged judicial misconduct can proceed, said the government.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 4): The Court of Appeal will decide whether former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's application to withdraw a defamation suit against Damansara MP Tony Pua Kiam Wee shall be st...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court has given parties two weeks to determine the next step in the application by the chief justice to expunge an explosive affidavit filed by a senior judge.
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PETALING JAYA: It will be wrong to ask judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer to appear before a tribunal for alleged misconduct instead of investigating his affidavit that exposed corruption and misconduct in...
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PETALING JAYA: The government’s move to set up a royal commission of inquiry to investigate the judiciary will go against the constitution and the doctrine of separation of powers, former Malaysian ...
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COMMENT | Those with inquisitive minds wonder if, in appeal cases in the courts, there should be unanimity in the decisions.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: The police will record the statements from several other individuals to complete their investigations into allegations of judicial interference as contained in the affidavit filed by Cou...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun today said police have recorded statements from three judges over the allegations of judicial misconduct.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum today filed an application to remove parts of the supporting affidavit filed by Court of Appeal Judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer in the lawsu...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum today filed an application to remove parts of the supporting affidavit filed Court of Appeal Judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer in...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Chief Justice Richard Malanjum has applied to expunge parts of an affidavit affirmed by Court of Appeal judge Justice Hamid Sultan Abu Backer which was filed in support of a lawsuit filed by Sangeet Kaur Deo against Malanjum.
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Three judges are among individuals police plan to question in regard to Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer's claims of judicial misconduct.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): Lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo has called on the government and the Attorney General (AG) to quickly finalise the terms of reference for the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into th...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Aman will record the statements of several individuals, including three judges, in connection with Court of Appeal judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer's 63-page affidavit which alleged judicial misconduct, says Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): The Attorney General's Chambers (AGC) wants the High Court to remove a big portion of an affidavit filed by the Court of Appeal judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer which re...
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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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Lawyer Arun Kasi (photo, above) has vowed to challenge contempt proceedings brought about by attorney-general Tommy Thomas against him.
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PUTRAJAYA: Police officers from Bukit Aman today recorded a statement from Court of Appeal Judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer over his 63-page affidavit, which contained allegations of judicial in...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 27): Police officers from Bukit Aman today recorded a statement from Court of Appeal Judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer over his 63-page affidavit containing allegations of judicial...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police have recorded a statement from Court of Appeal judge Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer over claims of judicial misconduct that he made in an affidavit.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo, who filed an action against the chief justice alleging misconduct in the judiciary, is considering withdrawing her suit now that the government has decided to se...
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PETALING JAYA: Former Malaysian Bar presidents have called for the royal commission of inquiry (RCI) into alleged judicial misconduct to be confined to the claims made by Court of Appeal judge Hamid S...
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I cannot confidently say that the whole of Malaysia was shocked by the allegations in Court of Appeal judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer’s affidavit.
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PETALING JAYA: Two former university students, who were convicted on a charge of illegal assembly have lodged separate reports today over judicial misconduct, based on the now-famous affidavit by a Co...
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LETTER | I refer to the Malaysiakini news report on the setting up of a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) on the judiciary quoting Param Cumaraswamy.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar says the government must seize the opportunity to address allegations of judicial interference and misconduct following its decision to set up a royal commission of in...
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The Malaysian Bar has lauded the government's decision to set up a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) into the judiciary but wants an expanded term of reference that can recommend holistic reforms.
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PETALING JAYA: A former director of the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) Malaysia has lodged a police report against a judge for allegedly making false claims in his affidavit.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal has invited a senior government lawyer to submit whether a contract entered into between a developer and a subsidiary of the Selangor government should be recognised on ...
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PETALING JAYA: It is premature to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into allegations of judicial misconduct based on an affidavit, says Datuk Param Cumaraswamy.
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KUALA LUMPUR • The Malaysian Cabinet has agreed to form a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to look into allegations of judicial misconduct, said Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad yesterday, after a ...
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LETTER | The Malaysian judiciary is certainly on trial for the purported impropriety lately.
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PUTRAJAYA: All court cases will proceed as usual when the royal commission of inquiry (RCI) carries out its probe on alleged misconduct in the judiciary, Attorney-General Tommy Thomas said today.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno has lodged a police report over Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer’s refusal to cooperate with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over allegations o...
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All cases in the superior and subordinate courts will continue despite the cabinet's decision to form a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into the judiciary, said attorney-general Tommy Thomas (photo,...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he will adopt a wait-and-see approach to talk of PAS’ support for him, amid speculation of a no-confidence vote against the prime minister.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Cabinet has agreed to form a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to look into allegations of judicial misconduct, said Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir M...
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YOURSAY | This is a golden opportunity to demonstrate that M’sia has turned the corner on judicial shame and abuse.
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PETALING JAYA: The Cabinet has agreed to set up a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) on the state of the Malaysian judiciary, sources told FMT.
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The police and the MACC are constrained from investigating the allegations of judicial impropriety made by sitting Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer (above).
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The Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) has proposed the creation of a judicial ombudsman in the wake of shocking allegations of misconduct in the judiciary.
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An affidavit filed by Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer about misconduct in the judiciary is troubling and causing waves in the nation.
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Gerakan has questioned the motive behind the delay in setting up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to look into alleged judicial interference as claimed in an affidavit filed by Court of Appeal judg...
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YOURSAY | ‘We cannot let wrongdoers off the hook simply because they have retired or resigned.’ No action against top judge as he's retired - CJ's office Vijay47: Richard Malanjum, among the reaso...
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The police and the MACC cannot probe Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer’s allegations of wrongdoing in the judiciary against his will, claims lawyer Arun Kasi.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers are divided over whether a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into a sensational affidavit authored by a judge who claims misconduct in the judiciary will achieve the desired res...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Court of Appeal judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer can lodge a police report if he feels his life has been threatened by any parties over the allegation he made against unnamed judge...
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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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PUTRAJAYA: A lawyer has questioned a Court of Appeal judge for his refusal to give a statement to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission for alleging misconduct by unidentified judges in an affidavi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Court of Appeal Judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer can lodge a police report if he feels his life has been threatened by any parties over the allegation he made against unnamed judges and the Judiciary in his recent affidavit, says Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 19): Court of Appeal judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer can lodge a police report if he feels his life has been threatened by any parties over the allegation he made against unna...
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PETALING JAYA: The Society for the Promotion of Human Rights (Proham) has joined the call for a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) to investigate allegations of judicial interference and misconduct.
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JOHOR BARU: The Pakatan Harapan-led federal government should set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) immediately to look into allegations of “judicial rowdyism” if they are dead serious about bringing reforms into the country, says Johor Parti Rakyat Malaysia (PRM).
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Lawyer Sankara N Nair (above) has urged Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail and her husband PKR president Anwar Ibrahim to push for a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) on the judiciary.
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PETALING JAYA: The Sabah Law Society has urged the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and police to expedite investigations into an affidavit by a Court of Appeal judge claiming misconduct am...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): The Caucus on Dewan Rakyat's Reforms and Governance has suggested that a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) be set up to investigate allegations of malpractices in the judiciary.