Dr Mahathir Mohamad shoots down suggestion by a retired judge to have an internal inquiry instead to look into the claims.
Long jail term will be illogical while whipping beyond 24 times is against the law, says A Srimurugan.
Court orders Sylvain Vidal's passport to be impounded pending a hearing before a magistrate.
Tommy Thomas says the RCI does not mean that an automatic or blanket postponement of all cases will follow.
The nine months set for the process has now stretched to more than one and a half years, leaving creditors still not knowing how much of their money will be returned.
The shocking revelation by a judge that he was reprimanded for a dissenting judgment again throws the spotlight on the judiciary and how far it is independent.
The judiciary has to remain independent from interference from any quarters, says the former de facto law minister.
Deputy Minister Hanipa Maidin says he has asked for a written report and will not tolerate any cover-up.
The minister says guidelines drawn up for shariah courts were just a 'short-term' effort.
Lawyer Leong Cheok Keng says the state will continue with its legal challenge despite returning to power and being aligned with Putrajaya.
The standard operating procedure, to be submitted by the DPM, must be followed by the Shariah Court when giving approval to such cases.
The EU wants Poland to step back from contested judicial reforms they say put its courts under more political control.
Bastian Pius Vendargon says the judge will have to interpret the Sabah state constitution and find an answer to the dispute.
Judge sends accused for a mental assessment after he produces a hand-drawn picture of himself when asked for his IC.
Raus Sharif says there should be no postponement of cases except in the event of death or near death situations.
Authorities need to sit down with key players and come up with a way to tackle the abuse of foreign workers.
Despatch rider, 35, also threatened her by saying 'I'll make you sorry for the rest of your life'.
PPBM lawyer Rosli Dahlan says the party has been told the court administration is having difficulty determining who can hear the matter.
Their future looks bleak with new amendments to the 2012 Rules of Court which leave them out of the online system of conducting property auctions.
Raus Sharif says judges should conduct case management well to ensure cases are heard and decided without delay.
The NGO says the court should have considered all factors and given priority to the Federal Constitution as the decision opens the gates to electoral fraud.
Calling themselves "Crisis Pregnancy Centers," caregivers are at the heart of a sensitive case going before the United States Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Malaysian Auctioneers Council president claims he and other stakeholders were not allowed to ask questions or raise concerns during the four meetings held.
The system will make bidding more transparent, convenient and efficient.