A five-man bench, in dismissing the government's appeal for false imprisonment, says it is the duty of judges to uphold the Federal Constitution.
Federal Court, however, declines to answer three questions of law to bring certainty to similar cases in the future.
The shallow tremor had been reported as magnitude 6.1 by the Japan Meteorological Agency, according to Kyodo news agency, although USGS gave its strength as 5.7.
The Tokyo metropolitan government has unveiled its first estimate of the Japanese capital's vulnerability to damage from typhoon-related high tidal waves, as risks of storm damage continue to increase globally.
N Surendran and Latheefa Koya say eight years on, the family of Aminulrasyid Amzah has yet to receive a formal apology from the government.
Federal Court dismisses government's appeal to have sum reduced to RM14,000, just to pay for the bereavement and funeral expenses.
Six Australian media companies seeking to join the battle against a record Aus$4.5 million (US$3.5 million) defamation payout to Hollywood star Rebel Wilson had their case knocked back Thursday.
Three-member Court of Appeal bench agrees with ex-Malaysian Bar president Manjeet Singh's counsel that the High Court judge had erred in law and facts.
Red Shirts leader Jamal Yunos, who is being sued for defamation, was scheduled to take the stand this morning.
Media organisations are appealing the court's decision to award the damages which they argue was higher than the statutory cap.
Court accepts application by former MB Khalid Ibrahim, Selangor Menteri Besar Azmin Ali and Selangor government.
Chess official suing PKR women's wing chief for alleged defamatory remarks over girl forced to quit chess tournament last year because she wore short skirt.
This follows another case where court ruled exemplary damages can only be awarded to the living.
Trial judge rules the Selangor state executive councillor has proved his case against former attorney-general and government.
The amount is the highest awarded for damages to an aggrieved party in a defamation case in recent years.
Justice Su Geok Yiam says when defendants used the term 'Felda bankrupt', it caused panic among shareholders and queries from banks.
Blogger uses crowd funding to raise the money over three months, mostly from Umno members.
The judge said the victim was in the defendants’ custody at that time and it was the responsibility of the defendants to ensure that he would not be injured.
Asrul Wasi Ahmad was awarded RM40,000 initially but amount was slashed by 30% due to his negligence in taking part in the Bersih 3 rally five years ago.
However, the nine defendants have applied to strike out the 'intentional harm' suit and defer filing their defence, says lawyer Americk Sidhu.
Government has to pay damages to The Edge over the suspension of publication for three months following publication of articles on 1MDB.
The RM300,000 damages awarded by the High Court to the Penang chief minister is excessive, say judges.
The cartoonist entered into a consent judgment with the defendants and will receive the money as settlement for wrongful seizure of his books, artworks.
The government admits responsibility in P Chandran's death but is appealing against the compensation awarded.