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Scottish court delays decision on whether UK PM Johnson obeyed law

A third postponement delay has been sought after lawmakers failed to decide on latest Brexit deal.

Sabah Water fiasco shows disrespect of law, says state PKR

Rahimah Majid says the Sabah government's defiance of the law will send a message to investors that the state won't respect court decisions.

HK court turns down judicial challenge on same-sex marriage

Rights group Amnesty International says case could have huge repercussions on country’s LGBT community.

No third party makes claim on RM2.4 mil seized from Pahang...

Court sets Nov 18 for MACC and Pahang Umno to file written submissions and Dec 6 to hear the government's application to forfeit the money linked to 1MDB.

First Singaporean convicted of terror financing gets 2.5-year jail term

Man sentenced for sending money to Jamaica-based Islamist preacher.

Mum in French hijab row to sue politicians for racism

Woman's lawyer says school trip would not have happened as no other parents made themselves available.

Sabah MCA leader raps Liew for comment on Water Department case

Appeal against director's appointment still before the courts, the MCA Batu Sapi division chief tells de facto law minister.

Springbok’s Etzebeth takes rights watchdog to court in racism case

The lock has maintained his innocence throughout.

Wrongly-jailed Aussie man gets millions in compensation

Economist who spent 19 years behind bars ‘very happy’ with decision.

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr faces trial for groping

Oscar winner is accused of grabbing woman’s breast in a bar.

Sabah water chief to stay in post for now despite court...

Amarjit Singh says Chief Minister Shafie Apdal and the state Cabinet had asked him to continue doing his job.

Hundreds chant ‘Liberate Hong Kong’ outside court

Crowd gather in support of activist facing six years in jail for his role in 2016 riot.

Canadian father sues Japanese firm for paternity leave harassment

The long-time Japan resident claimed he was sidelined, eventually fired after exercising his right.

First HK protesters appear in court for defying mask ban

A male university student and a 38-year-old woman were the first two people to be charged.

HK court rejects mask ban challenge as fresh protests break out

A senior judge dismisses the injunction demand.

US Supreme Court kicks off potentially explosive session

The court's rulings will be closely watched by rival political camps.

Teen charged with murdering Cradle Fund CEO didn’t look sad, says...

Former police corporal Nur Ronal Ardes Amir also says she saw the teenager bleeding in his hand.

Weinstein fails to have trial moved away from New York

Lawyers argue intense coverage in New York's tabloids meant the movie mogul would not get a fair trial.

What happened to probe on judicial misconduct, asks Karpal’s daughter

Lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo says everybody is keeping quiet when the stakeholders should be standing up and asking for an investigation.

Treat bullying seriously as taxpayers bear damages, say lawyers

This follows RM600,000 in damages awarded by court to student bullied in Terengganu school.

US judge rules Tesla broke labour law

Elon Musk sent out tweet ‘threatening employees’ with loss of stock option if they voted in favour of a union.

Neymar-Barca contract dispute going to court

The case is being watched by Spanish authorities who want to know whether Neymar paid his taxes on both the bonus and his transfer to PSG. 

Junz Wong’s 2014 suspension from assembly unlawful, declares court

He was suspended for six months for sensationalising and misleading the House on a crime reported in a newspaper.

Bukit Kukus project director claims trial to amended charge

Sentence put off as defence has submitted a representation to the Attorney-General's Chambers to have the case withdrawn.