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High Court to hear AG’s move to appoint Sri Ram as...

This as the AG fails to get leave to appeal against another court ruling.

MTUC cabar Kula dedah perbincangan majlis penasihat buruh berhubung reformasi IRA

Semalam Kementerian Sumber Manusia berkata, bahawa sembilan mesyuarat NLAC diadakan tahun ini, selain pelbagai mesyuarat jawatankuasa teknikal sejak Januari.

People have more democratic space now after GE14, says AG

Tommy Thomas says this freedom is being enjoyed by individuals and critics of the government.

AG can only prosecute based on evidence from cops, says lawyer

The AG does not investigate but merely decides what charges to file under existing penal laws based on the evidence, says Syed Iskandar Syed Jaafar al-Mahdzar.

Resign or go on leave, Umno, PAS Youth tell AG after...

PAS deputy Youth chief Ahmad Fadhli Shari urges Tommy Thomas not to request a revision or appeal against the inquest verdict.

Adib’s family gets green light for contempt proceedings against AG

Coroner Rofiah Mohamad says the family has proven a prima facie case against Tommy Thomas.

Adib’s family has failed to give details on AG’s ‘interference’, says...

She says the fireman's family cannot establish a prima facie case that the AG interrupted the inquest.

Oct 15 hearing for immunity claim by ex-AIAC director

The judicial review application is being heard before a new judge, Mariana Yahya, following a Court of Appeal order in May.

Adib’s dad accuses AG of stopping lawyer from doing her job

Mohd Kassim Abdul Hamid says Tommy Thomas unlawfully interfered in the search for justice by trying to suppress his family's lawyer.

See you in court, Kit Siang tells ex-AG over defamation suit

The DAP supremo says Malaysians will finally know why Apandi Ali was 'inactive' over the 1MDB scandal when he was the AG.

On the AG’s explanation of Syazlin’s withdrawal from Adib inquest

The claim that Syazlin Mansor would be in a position of conflict of interest is untenable as an inquest is not a criminal trial, with no prosecution and no defence.

AG will be asked to mediate in dispute over Taman Rimba...

The decision is made at a meeting attended by FT Minister Khalid Abdul Samad, lawyer-activist Ambiga Sreenevasan and Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism executive director Cynthia Gabriel.

Bar calls for review of representation process in criminal cases

It says the process should be overhauled in the wake of recent decisions by the public prosecutor to discontinue or withdraw proceedings in several high-profile cases.

Cap on PM’s term, separation of powers could remain a dream,...

Retired judge Gopal Sri Ram says the recent failure to amend Article 1(2) of the constitution casts doubt on whether MPs would support further amendments to the law.

2 previous AGs refused to ratify Rome Statute, says Tommy Thomas

He says he is surprised as he did not know the AG can refuse to act on instructions from the Cabinet.

Special Branch confirms handphones of AG, chief sec hacked

Citing sources, The Edge report says some ministers' handphones were also affected.

Najib tells why Rome Statute was never signed by BN govt

He says BN had wanted to ratify the statute but was advised by the then attorney-general that it may contravene the constitution.

Najib should have been given discharge in SRC case, says Shafee

The lawyer says the ex-PM should have been charged again in the Sessions Court after the attorney-general withdrew his transfer certificate.

AG: Board okays UEC holders to sit for Certificate in Legal...

New conditions have been imposed after a review exercise was conducted in response to representations from numerous quarters, says Tommy Thomas.

Appointing ad hoc prosecutor in 1MDB case is client-lawyer privilege, says...

Even under normal circumstances, no counsel needs to produce an appointment letter to the opposing side, says Tommy Thomas.

Arun Kasi challenging AG’s move to frame contempt of court case

Arun’s counsel S Chandran says key constitutional issues like freedom of speech will be raised to revoke the application.

Race, religion irrelevant in posts for executive and judiciary, says Bar

It says it is 'appalled' over former de facto law minister Nazri Aziz's statement during Semenyih campaign.

Take Perak to court too, PAS tells AG

PAS deputy president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man says Perak is committing the same offence that Kelantan is being sued for.

Dancing with lawyers: Richard and Tommy do the twist

Although Chief Justice Richard Malanjum and Attorney-General Tommy Thomas did not burn up the dance floor at the Sabah and Sarawak legal fratenity’s gala dinner, their twists have led to a burning debate.