'Religion is a highly sensitive issue and to accuse someone of being anti-Islam or a traitor to the religion carries extremely dire consequences for the victim,' says judge.
Lawyer for The Edge Communications says they want the Federal Court to hear the merits of Putrajaya's appeal against damages awarded to the publisher.
Federal Court's decision to decline leave to appeal is right as it is unfair to hold peaceful assembly organisers responsible if participants damage public property, says Bersih chairman Maria Chin.
The Sungai Besar Umno division chief claims the forced closure of his Sekinchan hotel-resort was politically motivated and demands RM140,000 in damages.
Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak says a person’s freedom is priceless and that a “clear message should be sent, otherwise they keep repeating it, so it has to be a deterrent".
Court holds that there were elements of negligence in beauty treatment carried out on Carol Frances Ward, 57, at beauty centre in Jalan Kelawai, Penang.
There are grounds to sue local authorities but case needs evidence supported by expert testimony, among other things, to show negligence, says lawyer.
Court of Appeal says all non-Muslims must register their marriages to protect their legal rights under Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act.
Suit against obstetrics and gynaecology specialist involved in Caesarean section at private hospital.
Works Minister Fadillah Yusof says concessionaires must act on reports of potholes within 24 hours or face a fine.