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The big deal about a full bench

The big deal about a full bench

Getting the full 11-member bench to hear the case is atall order A FULL bench of judges to hear appeals at the federal court has never been granted in Malaysia’s judicial history, lawyers recall. Some say this is not surprising. For administrative, procedural or logistical reasons, having all judges of the highest court available at […]

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Karpal hands recording of CJ’s speech on corruption to Agong

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 Feb 2009: DAP chairmanperson Karpal Singh today submitted an audio recording of Chief Justice Tan Sri Zaki Azmi’s speech on corruption, to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin. Karpal arrived at Istana Negara and handed an audio recording, which was addressed to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, to an Istana officer. […]

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Zaki Azmi is JAC chairperson

KUALA LUMPUR, 11 Feb 2009: Chief Justice Tan Sri Zaki Azmi has been appointed chairperson of the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC), Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi announced today. Appeals Court President Tan Sri Alauddin Mohd Sheriff, Chief Judge of Malaya Datuk Arifin Zakaria and Sabah and Sarawak Chief Judge Tan Sri Richard Malanjum […]

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Judicial reforms afoot

KUALA LUMPUR, 28 Dec 2008: Despite the controversies surrounding the Malaysian judiciary this year, some attempts are being made to restore the institution’s image. Events signalling a revamp kicked off with lawyer-cum-politician Datuk Zaid Ibrahim being made a senator and appointed de facto law minister after the 8 March general election. The move by Prime […]

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