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Second judge steps down in appeal of woman convicted of hubby’s...

Court of Appeal judge raises concern over proper quorum after hearing is adjourned again.

Lawyer: It’d be wrong to charge judge before investigating his allegations

Haniff Khatri Abdulla says the sincere allegations of judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer should not be swept under the carpet and the government should not lose the opportunity to clean up the judiciary's image through a RCI.

Court declares DBKL’s Tiara Titiwangsa public objection hearing invalid

Court of Appeal also rules there is ground for bias as KL mayor also sits on the board of Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan, the land on which the high-density project was to be built.

Cops record statement from judge Hamid

But Hamid Sultan Abu Backer insists he will only talk at the RCI.

Lawyers split over whether RCI into judge’s expose will bring changes

Some say that, based on past RCIs, little can be achieved while others say such an inquiry may result in reforms to the judiciary.

Lawyer: Judge who affirmed affidavit on judges’ misconduct wants RCI

Hamid Sultan Abu Backer cannot reveal anything now as it would implicate court registrars and other judges, says his counsel.

Federal Court sets aside verdict from former judge

Judgment nullified due to 'coram failure', appeal to be reheard before a new bench.

Judge’s explosive affidavit on judicial misconduct goes viral

Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer’s affidavit in support of lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo in her legal action against the chief justice is unprecedented, says lawyer.

Court throws out child’s appeal to acquire Malaysian citizenship

The Court of Appeal says the boy already holds a Philippines’ passport and Malaysia does not recognise dual citizenship.

Top criminal lawyer appointed ad-hoc prosecutor in Najib’s SRC case

V Sithambaram could appear at the Court of Appeal on Thursday when it hears three appeals by former prime minister Najib Razak.

Make it a rule for lawyers to appear in criminal appeals,...

There will be no equality before the law when unrepresented appellants in the Court of Appeal are no match for experienced DPPs.

Ukrainian implicated in drug trafficking freed

This comes after prosecution decides against pursuing its appeal.

Appeals court upholds acquittal of South Africans for trafficking drugs

The three-member bench unanimously affirms an earlier High Court ruling on the matter.

Judges must do their homework if oral submission time capped, say...

They say judges in the Court of Appeal and Federal Court must read up and understand the facts of the case before the hearing.

Ex-soldier escapes jail term over weapons charge

Court of Appeal rules Asri Che Din is entitled to be bound over as the offence is not considered serious.

PM’s special officer withdraws appeal over 1MDB audit report

Zahid Mat Arip's lawyer tells Court of Appeal the case is being dropped as the new Pakatan Harapan government has already made public the auditor-general’s report on 1MDB.

Apex court rules appeal court can hear contempt proceedings

A five-member bench led by Chief Justice Richard Malanjum allows returning officer Amino Agos Suyub a stay of his three-month jail term pending disposal of his appeal.

Court cuts jail term of father who sexually abused daughter

The former lorry attendant's custodial sentence for incestuous relationship, sodomy and molest has been reduced to 49 years from the initial 75 years.

Ex-CID chief freed over failure to declare earnings

Prosecution drops its final appeal after accepting a letter of representation from Ku Chin Wah.

Dr M’s lawyer to get instructions on next move after academic...

Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla says this is important as the prime minister's appeal over the judges' appointments is due in court next month.

AG duty bound to reveal Shafee received RM9.5 mil, Court of...

Despite the fresh evidence in favour of Anwar Ibrahim, the AG’s Chambers says it will still oppose his appeal that he was not accorded a fair trial in the Sodomy 2 case.

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.

Federal Court seeks clarification on ex-top judges’ appointments

Malaysian Bar invited to assist seven-member Federal Court bench reach a decision.

Khairy’s leave application over Anwar’s defamation suit fixed for Nov 7

Lawyer Sulaiman Abdullah has been appointed to represent the PKR leader in place of R Sivarasa who is now a deputy minister.