Tag: Chief Justice
A retired Federal Court judge and two lawyers tell why it is important for the chief justice to ensure that all members of a Federal Court bench who hear a case also be present to deliver the ruling.
The Advocates Association of Sarawak says some reforms have taken place under former chief justice Richard Malanjum during his one year in office.
You can also write to top judges if you have information on alleged wrongdoing by the judiciary, says Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.
Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat says it is public expectation that casts a different air surrounding high profile cases
Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat says judicial commissioners must perform their duties with independence, impartiality and efficiency.
They say she is known as a fair judge who is always courteous to parties appearing before her.
The Federal Court judge becomes the first woman to hold the top judicial post.
A source says Azahar is suited for the post as he will have 3 years to continue with the reforms in the judiciary started by Richard Malanjum.
He says there is a provision for the proposed name for the appointment to be submitted to the Conference of Rulers and not just the Agong.
The law states that the Court of Appeal president performs the duties and functions of the chief justice in the event of a vacancy, says Gopal Sri Ram.
Give your best, expect nothing, Richard Malanjum tells staff.
His special officer, Mohd Aizuddin Zolkeply, says the top judge had brought changes for a better administration of justice during his nine months in his post.
The AGC, representing the chief justice, is seeking to remove parts of Hamid Sultan Abu Backer's affidavit claiming judicial interference.
It says it is 'appalled' over former de facto law minister Nazri Aziz's statement during Semenyih campaign.
The Malaysian Bar says social gatherings have been commonplace occasions for years now among those involved in the administration of justice.
The justices and the AG will be judged by how they behave in public.
There is a tendency among myopic Malaysians to pick on the little things.
Richard Malanjum says lawyers must get the attention of judges in the first five minutes and convince them with an oral submission.
His appointment takes effect on Nov 14.
Richard Malanjum says judges should have no qualms about making dissenting judgments as this has its benefits.
Douglas Watkins, a US army colonel, replaces now-retired colonel James Pohl.
A lawyer says the bench is being offered an opportunity to interpret several Articles in the Federal Constitution.
The verdict comes days after parties to the action were invited to give their opinions on whether a judgment is necessary since the judges have resigned.
Govt lawyer Suzana Atan maintains the appointments of Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin were constitutional.