De Bruyne did not start Wednesday's 2-0 win at Everton, and Guardiola says it was a tactical decision to leave him on the bench.
Former Federal Court judge Gopal Sri Ram is also suggesting that the law be amended to allow litigants the option to have a rehearing or accept decisions from a reduced panel of judges.
The Federal Court will convene a nine-member bench to hear the case early next year.
Malaysian Bar invited to assist seven-member Federal Court bench reach a decision.
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.
Chief Justice Richard Malanjum to lead the bench to determine constitutional issues.
Gopal Sri Ram says the incoming chief justice must ensure a strong apex court and Court of Appeal bench by nominating judges who have demonstrated judicial independence.
Legal minds with experience and capacity must be scouted to fill 22 vacancies that will arise in the Federal Court and Court of Appeal, says Ragunath Kesavan.
Yulia Skripal has been discharged from a British hospital, the BBC reported on Tuesday, just over a month after being poisoned with a nerve agent along with her father Sergei, a former Russian double agent.
Judges interpret the laws but lawyers assist the five-man bench in the Federal Court in coming up with milestone judgments, says nation's top judge
Hindu mother's lawyer M Kulasegaran asks chief justice to also have gender mix in panel in view of legal issues that have far reaching implications to Malaysians.