Juhar Mahiruddin becomes Yang di-Pertua Negeri for a third term following a revision of the Sabah constitution removing the two-term limit.
Federal Court will now have 6 women judges, the highest number ever in the apex court of 14.
The power to appoint senators by the king must include the power to remove them, says Gopal Sri Ram.
Malaysian Bar challenges statement by lawyer Haniff Khatri Abdullah that lawyers do not have the “moral right” to be appointed Federal Court judges because many remained silent during the Najib Razak reign.
He says according to Socrates, a Greek philosopher, there are four judgment qualities that a judge should have, namely to hear courteously, to answer wisely, to consider soberly and to decide impartially.
La Salle boy Ng Jern Fei is, at 38, one of the youngest to be appointed a Queen’s Counsel in London.