Tag: Gopal Sri Ram
Laws are in place to give judges the power to remedy an injustice in the case of seven Melaka voters and MPs against Election Commission, says Gopal Sri Ram.
Federal Court ruling on Indira Gandhi case makes it clear that no federal or state law can interfere with the power of judicial review, says Gopal Sri Ram.
It is possible for another apex court not to follow the pronouncement in Indira Gandhi's case and the safest course is to amend Article 12 (4) of the Federal Constitution to end such conversions, says Sri Ram.
Retired Federal Court judge Gopal Sri Ram says the judgment affirms several principles, including the doctrine that parliament cannot enact any law that interferes with the courts’ power of judicial review.
Gopal Sri Ram says the judiciary must urgently remedy the problem of late judgment delivery as the COA is the engine of the judicature.
Gopal Sri Ram says Bar will be lacking in decorum and propriety by raising the matter in the presence of persons whose appointments are being challenged.
Retired judge, lawyer say voters suffered a setback as courts were not prepared to hold EC accountable over redrawing of boundaries and procedural issues.
Any attempt to deny this fact is seditious and an attempt to overthrow the Federal Constitution, says Gopal Sri Ram.
Paragraph 1 of the Courts of Judicature Act 1964 gives judges the additional power to remedy a wrong, especially on fundamental rights enshrined in the Federal Constitution, says Sri Ram.
The five-man bench also rules it has no power to give effect to a provision in the 1962 Inter-Governmental Committee Malaysia Report to compel judges from the two states to sit in the Federal Court to hear appeals coming from these states.
Lawyer Gopal Sri Ram, appearing for A Santamil Selvi, has argued the merits of the case should be heard as there are numerous triable issues.
Bekas hakim dan peguam memberikan pandangan undang-undang mereka berkenaan kenyataan Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki di Parlimen semalam.
Freedom of religion includes freedom not to be part of any religion, and the state cannot compel every citizen to follow some religion, say an ex-judge and a lawyer.
Court of Appeal rules in favour of 3 legal firms, says any denial of money for services rendered is a violation of their livelihood under the Federal Constitution.
The 1979 Federal Court ruling that the right to travel is not an infringement of personal liberty is an invalid precedent, says lawyer Gopal Sri Ram.
The legal foundation of some of the judges who come from the Judicial and Legal Service is very weak and, in some cases, non-existent, says Gopal Sri Ram.
Court of Appeal says there is no merit for Saling bin Lau Bee Chiang and 70 others to disqualify Gopal Sri Ram from representing former lawyer S Kanagawi.
Gopal Sri Ram tidak bersetuju ahli perniagaan itu tidak menyalahi undang-undang negara.
Gopal Sri Ram says the businessman can be prosecuted for CBT, conspiracy to commit CBT, abetment of CBT and cheating.
Given the nature of the comments and the seriousness of the allegation, this is a case of criminal defamation, says Sri Ram.
It is the Act of Parliament that has legislative authority, maintains Gopal Sri Ram.
The Judicial Appointments Commission must be given constitutional status to recommend appointments of judges to the king instead of the prime minister, says Gopal Sri Ram.
Sarawak government argues, in timber firm’s appeal before the Federal Court, that there’s no need for a judge from Sabah or Sarawak to sit on the Federal Court to hear any case originating from these two territories,
Gopal Sri Ram says calling rule on retirement age for judges 'archaic' is dangerous as other provisions could then be questioned, taking country down 'slippery slope'.