Tag: Gopal Sri Ram
The former prime minister has filed two applications, seeking a judicial review of Gopal Sri Ram's appointment and to quash his appointment as senior deputy public prosecutor.
Kerajaan boleh mendapat sokongan 2/3 di Dewan Rakyat dan Dewan Negara kerana cadangan itu adalah untuk kebaikan negara.
Gopal Sri Ram says this is because if all four retire next year, there will be a vacuum on the bench, adding he believes the opposition will support the amendment.
The senior lawyer filed the application to recuse Gopal Sri Ram last week.
Hakim sepatutnya tidak terlibat dalam politik.
The retired judge says any impression that judges have political inclinations will cast doubt on their judgments, following Abdul Hamid Mohamad's remarks on the ICERD.
Sabah dan Sarawak merupakan kekecualian kerana mereka menyertai Persekutuan Malaysia sebagai rakan kongsi setaraf.
Gopal Sri Ram says Sabah and Sarawak are the only exceptions since they joined the federation as equal partners.
They warn against a blanket removal of the capital punishment, saying it may be called for in some cases and that judges are well trained in the law before being elevated to the bench.
The Federal Court will convene a nine-member bench to hear the case early next year.
Manjeet Singh Dhillon berkata, seorang peguam atau hakim berhak meminta pendakwa raya sementara menunjukkan surat pelantikan mereka.
Gopal Sri Ram says interference with investigations is a serious offence.
Shafee Abdullah memberitahu mahkamah beliau tidak mendapat perbicaraan yang adil jika Gopal Sri Ram mengetuai pendakwaan itu.
The prominent lawyer says his relationship with Gopal Sri Ram as a lawyer and later an appeals court judge has been unpleasant.
Gopal Sri Ram cites two apex court rulings in the past.
Shafee Abdullah claims there are individuals who want him off the defence team of Najib Razak as they are not confident about their case against Najib.
The lawyer says he does not have a pleasant relationship with the ex-judge and fears he will not get a fair trial.
Abdul Hamid berkata tindakan Thomas melantik peguam luar melemahkan moral jabatan.
Former chief justice Abdul Hamid Mohamad says the AG's appointment of two senior lawyers has demoralised the AGC.
In Sulaiman Abdullah and Gopal Sri Ram, the government is introducing formidable legal minds to match the defence in a case where the stakes are high, say lawyers.
Peguam Negara Tommy Thomas melantik Sulaiman Abdullah untuk mengetuai pasukan pendakwaan dan Gopal Sri Ram sebagai timbalan pendakwa raya.
AG Tommy Thomas also appoints Gopal Sri Ram as senior DPP to spearhead the process of studying investigation papers, preparing charges and prosecuting accused at the trial.
Gopal Sri Ram berkata, ahli perniagaan yang sedang melarikan diri itu cuba mengalihkan perhatian daripada isu dihadapinya dengan mendakwa perdana menteri melanggar kedaulatan undang-undang.
The review will be undertaken based on evidence and the current policy of the new Pakatan Harapan government, says government lawyer.