Tag: Bar Council
Judge holds that Malaysian lawyers are up to the task of representing the families of passengers and can bring in foreign experts to testify on aviation law.
He responds to Bar Council report that the affected villagers had not been given their monthly RM800 cost of living allowance for three years.
A muted Bar Council will be a loss to the judiciary and society, says former Bar president.
Pakatan Harapan's Saifuddin Abdullah claims the recent redelineation exercise benefits the ruling coalition.
Bar Council a barometer of feelings in the country and the government should tolerate constructive criticism from them, he says.
Questioning the motive and timing of the amendments, the Penang Bar asks if these have anything to do with the unwavering position of the Bar regarding accountability and transparency.
Government should not interfere through proposed amendments to Legal Profession Act
It argues that the Attorney-General advises the Cabinet and at the same time made a “no prosecution” decision.
Bar Council President Steven Thiru says it also has other objectives like giving views on laws, law reform and legal aid issues.
They are seeking permission to engage Steven C Marks and Roy Kalman Altman to represent them in their negligence suit against MAS and four others.
NGO says that it was greatly alarmed by the proposal to have two members of the Malaysian Bar Council appointed by the Federal Government.
The Court of Appeal found Jude Pereira did not comply with the High Court's order to attend eight hours of human rights classes.
'Who does the Attorney-General represent if the government has committed the crime, says former law minister
One of the amendments will see two members of the Bar appointed by the minister in charge of legal affairs to represent the government.
The Bar Council members were stopped from discussing Shafee's conduct as a fiat prosecutor and lawyer after the Sodomy 2 conviction at last year's AGM as he obtained an injunction.
High Court judge Justice Hanipah Farikullah dismissed the lawsuit on the grounds that Shafee had failed to prove his allegations on balance of probability.
Lawyers and law experts slam usage of 124 B Penal Code amendments as being unconstitutional.
Malaysian Bar Council hands in letter of appeal for clemency for death row inmate who is to be hanged after being found guilty of murder.
Surendran says just because the Bar criticises government policies, it does not make it the Opposition’s spokesperson.
Silam MP says Bar Council has diverted from the original objective of looking after the welfare of lawyers and must not get involved in politics.
Lawyer RSN Rayer calls on Bar to abort motion to seek AG Apandi Ali’s resignation at Saturday's AGM as he was appointed by the King.
Minister says the government can no longer answer questions on the donation issue or SRC International following Bar Council’s judicial review against AG.
Khalid Abu Bakar says human rights lawyers should issue a clarification about the murder committed by Mohamad Zulkifli in self-defence.
Promise of justice for welder Syed Mohd Azlan 'may be a mere platitude' says Steven Thiru