Akhtar Tahir says in his judgment that Section 254 (3) of the Criminal Procedure Code allows him to use his discretion to acquit an accused in certain circumstances.
The National Commission on Violence Against Women wants Jakarta to fight for and fulfil Adelina's rights as a victim and those of her family.
Ambika MA Shan's acquittal might give prospective employers free rein to abuse their maids because they know they will not be punished.
Anbananthan Yathiraju says his client, Ambika MA Shan, was acquitted in accordance with the law.
The anti-graft agency says the appeal would be filed at the High Court within 14 days from today.
The prosecution filed the notice of discontinuance of the appeal on March 18.
Her lawyer Gooi Soon Seng says a mere discharge not amounting to an acquittal opens the prospect of her being charged again.
Bibi was on death row for eight years for blasphemy, a hugely sensitive charge.
The Court of Appeal says it has no reason to interfere in the findings of the trial judge.
Wednesday's acquittal of the illiterate mother represented a rare victory for the community -- with Christians in Pakistan's capital Islamabad hailing the Supreme Court's decision.
There are no more pending court cases against Adam Adli following the High Court's affirmation of his acquittal from participating in the 2015 #KitaLawan rally.
Prosecution drops its final appeal after accepting a letter of representation from Ku Chin Wah.
Muhsin Abdul Latheef, who first lodged a report with MACC over the former chief minister's bungalow purchase, wants the acquittal replaced with a discharge not amounting to an acquittal.
The NGO says work to separate the office of the AG from the office of the public prosecutor and to make MACC independent should not be further delayed.
Gunamalar Joorindanjn who represents a prosecution witness says Tommy Thomas was still the AG and public prosecutor at the time the decision was made to discontinue the trials.
Mahathir Mohamad reacts to Lim Guan Eng's acquittal on corruption charges.
Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla claims the Court of Appeal was supposed to allow Karpal Singh's appeal but this was reversed due to interference by a senior judge.
Deputy minister Sim Tze Tzin, who was charged along with Petaling Jaya MP Maria Chin Abdullah and activist Mandeep Singh, says they were only expressing their dissatisfaction with the former government.
Hassan Abdul Karim does not want charges 'hanging over his head' after he was given a discharge not amounting to acquittal over tweets critical of the Selangor sultan.
While welcoming the move to drop sedition charges against several activists and politicians, Tawfik Ismail says the promise to repeal the Sedition Act remains mere political talk.
Zunar and N Surendran are acquitted after AG's decision to withdraw the charges against them.
The Sessions Court says Khalid Samad was merely making suggestions to improve the Selangor religious council.
The court's decision to acquit Senate speaker Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu is preliminary and can be appealed.
Lim's corruption trial is scheduled to continue at the High Court in Penang on Monday.
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