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Shafee was ‘complaining’ about prosecution team, not judge, lawyer tells court

Lawyer David Mathews tells contempt proceedings that Shafee Abdullah was not casting any negative assertions on SRC International’s trial judge Nazlan Ghazali.

Case is clear, lawyer Shafee has to answer contempt charges, court...

The Attorney-General’s Chambers argues it has laid out a clear case against lawyer Shafee Abdullah over his remarks that ‘undermined the administration of justice’.

Shafee’s remarks ‘just a chest-thumping statement’, lawyer tells court

Counsel says judge hearing Najib Razak's SRC International corruption trial would not have been influenced by lawyer's 'victory' boast.

Court orders retrial for former Rantau returning officer

Amino Agos Suyub was found guilty of contempt of court for coaching a witness during hearing of election petition.

House panel issues report citing Barr for contempt

The report calls on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to take 'all appropriate action' to enforce the subpoena.

Lawyer fails in bid to stop contempt proceedings by AG

The Federal Court rules that the attorney-general has the power to bring charges against anyone who disrespects the court.

Bar to take stand on 2 lawyers facing contempt charges

It will study the cases and get independent legal advice before coming to a decision, says president George Varughese.

Bring it on, Shafee says on AG’s contempt bid

The senior lawyer says he was merely responding to questions by the media, and that he is looking forward to the papers being served on him.

Lawyer lodges report against ex-MP for contempt of court

Manjeet Singh Dhillon says N Gobalakrishnan was showing disrespect to the Federal Court by producing a medical certificate.

I will challenge contempt charges, says lawyer

Arun Kasi maintains that his comments published in an online portal on a Federal Court proceeding are 'constructive criticism'.

Najib risks contempt charges for remarks on Hafarizam and Stadlen, say...

They say the former prime minister is 'playing to the gallery' and conducting a trial by media.

Court refuses Najib’s bid to muzzle discussion of case

The former prime minister's lawyer says he will file a notice of appeal on Monday.

Najib’s lawyer wants trial put off ‘until things cool down’

The ex-prime minister's counsel Muhammad Shafee Abdullah says Najib Razak is entitled to a fair trial in court and not trial by media.

Ex-Umno members drop contempt bid against Ku Nan

The former Umno members withdrew their application to cite then-Umno secretary-general Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor since he no longer holds the post.

NFCorp to resume legal action against Rafizi

This after the PKR veep rejected several conditions laid out by NFC and its executive chairman Mohamad Salleh Ismail.

Ex-lawyer VK Lingam fails in bid to return to legal practice

He was implicated in a judges fixing scandal in 2007 and barred from legal practice after the Bar Council's disciplinary board found him guilty of misconduct.

Mukhriz fails in bid to cite Aziz Kaprawi for contempt

The High Court says Umno supreme council member Aziz Kaprawi’s remarks on Mukhriz Mahathir's court case did not attack credibility of court.

DAP MPs stand by call to Pandikar to resign

Trio remind Dewan Rakyat speaker that all his decisions must be exercised judicially and not arbitrarily.

Aziz Kaprawi was trying to act as ‘judge’, says Mukhriz’s lawyer

PPBM deputy president Mukhriz Mahathir wants Umno supreme council member to be cited for contempt.

Court: Najib not in contempt for Facebook statement

Court of Appeal dismisses Mukhriz Mahathir's appeal against the High Court's decision to refuse the PPBM deputy president leave to cite the prime minister for showing disrespect to the court.

Rafizi seeks to set aside order resulting from defamation case

NFC chairman Salleh Ismail had obtained leave to cite him for contempt for allegedly defamatory articles still on Rafizi's blog.

Court dismisses AG’s move to cite Guan Eng for contempt

Justice Kamaludin Md Said says AG Apandi Ali failed to make full disclosure of all evidence when making the application, and that the AG cannot pick and choose the statements which favour him.

Lawyer: AG can extradite Lingam to serve jail term

However, Lingam could file a legal challenge in country he is detained in to resist any extradition request, says SN Nair.

Mukhriz fails to initiate contempt proceedings against Najib

The High Court rules that Najib’s statement cannot influence outcome of Mukhriz’s case against Najib's press secretary.