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Ensure all members of apex court bench deliver ruling, say legal...

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.

Legal bodies hope CJ will continue with reforms

The Advocates Association of Sarawak says some reforms have taken place under former chief justice Richard Malanjum during his one year in office.

Make allegations through proper channels, not on social media, says CJ

You can also write to top judges if you have information on alleged wrongdoing by the judiciary, says Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.

No special treatment for high profile cases, says CJ

Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat says it is public expectation that casts a different air surrounding high profile cases

Remember your judicial oath, new CJ reminds probationary judges

Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat says judicial commissioners must perform their duties with independence, impartiality and efficiency.

Legal eagles hail Tengku Maimun’s appointment as top judge

They say she is known as a fair judge who is always courteous to parties appearing before her.

Tengku Maimun named new chief justice

The Federal Court judge becomes the first woman to hold the top judicial post.

Azahar Mohamed next top judge of Malaysia?

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.

Govt waiting for approval from Malay rulers on new chief justice,...

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.

Court of Appeal president is acting CJ for now, says ex-judge

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.

Chief justice pens touching farewell to colleagues

Give your best, expect nothing, Richard Malanjum tells staff.

Chief Justice Malanjum retires, minus the pomp and grandeur

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.

CJ in bid to remove parts of affidavit in judicial interference...

The AGC, representing the chief justice, is seeking to remove parts of Hamid Sultan Abu Backer's affidavit claiming judicial interference.

Race, religion irrelevant in posts for executive and judiciary, says Bar

It says it is 'appalled' over former de facto law minister Nazri Aziz's statement during Semenyih campaign.

Social events don’t compromise judiciary, says Bar after dancing uproar

The Malaysian Bar says social gatherings have been commonplace occasions for years now among those involved in the administration of justice.

Justice took a Twist

The justices and the AG will be judged by how they behave in public.

The good old dancing days at Universiti Malaya

There is a tendency among myopic Malaysians to pick on the little things.

CJ moots time limit for oral submissions to speed up appeals

Richard Malanjum says lawyers must get the attention of judges in the first five minutes and convince them with an oral submission.

Ex-chief judge Zaki Azmi appointed CJ of Dubai financial courts

His appointment takes effect on Nov 14.

Don’t be ‘yes men’, dissenting judgments ok, chief justice tells judges

Richard Malanjum says judges should have no qualms about making dissenting judgments as this has its benefits.

New chief judge for 9/11 case at Guantanamo

Douglas Watkins, a US army colonel, replaces now-retired colonel James Pohl.

Apex court set to rule on last year’s appointments of top...

A lawyer says the bench is being offered an opportunity to interpret several Articles in the Federal Constitution.

Apex court to decide if appointments of ex-top judges valid

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.

2 top judges: It’s academic now, says govt lawyer but others...

Govt lawyer Suzana Atan maintains the appointments of Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin were constitutional.

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