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.
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.
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.
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.
He says he is surprised as he did not know the AG can refuse to act on instructions from the Cabinet.
Citing sources, The Edge report says some ministers' handphones were also affected.
He says BN had wanted to ratify the statute but was advised by the then attorney-general that it may contravene the constitution.
The lawyer says the ex-PM should have been charged again in the Sessions Court after the attorney-general withdrew his transfer certificate.
New conditions have been imposed after a review exercise was conducted in response to representations from numerous quarters, says Tommy Thomas.
Even under normal circumstances, no counsel needs to produce an appointment letter to the opposing side, says Tommy Thomas.
Arun’s counsel S Chandran says key constitutional issues like freedom of speech will be raised to revoke the application.
It says it is 'appalled' over former de facto law minister Nazri Aziz's statement during Semenyih campaign.
PAS deputy president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man says Perak is committing the same offence that Kelantan is being sued for.
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.
This is to further enhance Sarawak government's excellent achievements and good record of governance, says Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg.
SN Nair says there is no such thing as policy decision in criminal law as abuse of public office to receive political donations constitutes corruption.
Jeff Sessions is the first casualty of a Cabinet shakeup expected since the midterm elections earlier this week.
AG should seek higher fine and push for jail sentence as deterrent to other construction companies.
Australian news portal ABC says observers were surprised when Malaysia said there is 'inconclusive evidence' connecting Russian military to the missile that brought down the MH17 plane.
The lawyer-activist says she received a response from Tommy Thomas over the PKR president-elect's status.
The anti-graft agency's chief commissioner Mohd Shukri Abdull says the investigation papers have been submitted to the attorney-general for the next course of action.
Despite the fresh evidence in favour of Anwar Ibrahim, the AG’s Chambers says it will still oppose his appeal that he was not accorded a fair trial in the Sodomy 2 case.
Besides practising law, law degree holders can pursue a career in publishing and marketing such as a legal editor, proofreader, copywriter, or even a novelist.
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.