Tag: George Varughese
But Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor says the attorney-general is not obliged to do so.
Outgoing president George Varughese says only then will they be able to make changes and put in place the reform agenda.
George Varughese recalls the cold relationship with the judiciary and the Attorney-General's Chambers due to events that unfolded earlier but which changed for the better when a new government was installed.
Badan Peguam berkata mahkamah mengiktiraf hak-hak Orang Asli ke atas tanah yang diduduki, didiami dan digunakan secara berterusan selama turun-temurun.
The need for an inquiry is greater than ever in light of the allegations by senior judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer, says Bar Council president George Varughese.
The Malaysian Bar says social gatherings have been commonplace occasions for years now among those involved in the administration of justice.
Bar president George Varughese says the proposals are geared towards self-regulation of the legal profession in the peninsula.
Putrajaya must fulfil its pledge to abolish all oppressive laws, says Bar president George Varughese.
Bar president George Varughese says he will be given a slot to deliver a speech this year, unlike last year's ceremony which saw a change in format.
its president George Varughese says the status of the Human Rights Commission will be elevated if members' appointments are sanctioned by the legislature instead of the prime minister.
However, Bar president George Varughese says they will not be sending lawyers to act as independent observers as they received no invitation from the organisers.
Saying these laws have been abused in the past and the potential for misuse remains, its president George Varughese calls on the government to respect its own election pledge.
George Varughese says it is proposing to take charge of running the entry examination to ensure only qualified persons are accepted.
The Malaysian Bar says this will give all implicated persons an opportunity to clear their names.
George Varughese says the replacement course must not be primarily focused on exams.
The government is urged to prioritise judicial and institutional reforms without the need for two-thirds majority.
Its president George Varughese says the pardons boards at federal and state levels must ensure 1,250 inmates on death row are also spared capital punishment.
Its president, George Varughese, says it is heartening that police no longer oppose the proposed Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission.
Malaysian Bar president George Varughese disputes court decision that the matter is now academic, saying the legality of the judges' appointments has not been affected by time or circumstances.
Caning is a cruel and degrading form of punishment that strips an individual of dignity and self-respect, says George Varughese.
Malaysian Bar challenges statement by lawyer Haniff Khatri Abdullah that lawyers do not have the “moral right” to be appointed Federal Court judges because many remained silent during the Najib Razak reign.
Malaysian Bar president George Varughese says any attempt by a top judge to curtail other judges’ ability to perform their duties is a serious instance of judicial misconduct.
Its president George Varughese welcomes call by AG Tommy Thomas to 'quickly' draft a new bill to replace the act.
It says a full-fledged law ministry will function autonomously and be dedicated to the development of the legal sector.