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Court swaps jail term with fine for Meru rep convicted of...

The RM1,800 fine will allow Fakhrulrazi Mohd Mokhtar to continue as Meru assemblyman.

VK Lingam fails to set aside conviction, sentence for contempt

Chief Justice Richard Malanjum says the former lawyer failed to meet the threshold for review under Rule 137 of the Federal Court Rules.

Make it a rule for lawyers to appear in criminal appeals,...

There will be no equality before the law when unrepresented appellants in the Court of Appeal are no match for experienced DPPs.

UAE court upholds 10-year jail sentence of activist

Ahmed Mansoor was convicted for criticising the government on social media.

Lawyers decry charge against fish delivery worker for insulting cops

Syahredzan Johan and Fadiah Nadwa Fikri say it’s unfair to use the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 on him, and that the punishment meted out is harsh

Single mum gets jail, whipping for prostitution

Court orders for the 30-year-old to be whipped at the prison where she serves her sentence if she does not appeal against it within 14 days.

Lawyers: Good behaviour bond on whistleblower Rafizi right decision

Court is right not to interfere in the measure of punishment when the deputy public prosecutor went along with counsel for Rafizi who proposed the good behaviour bond, says lawyer N Sivananthan.

Court suspends 8-year jail term for Datin who abused maid

Rozita Mohd Ali's application to stay the sentence is allowed due to 'exceptional circumstances' but Court of Appeal imposes conditions while she is out of jail.

UN judges to hear Karadzic appeal against 40-year jail term

Once-feared Bosnian Serb leader, now convicted war criminal, Radovan Karadzic, on Monday launches his appeal before UN judges, seeking to overturn a 40-year jail term for abuses committed during Bosnia's bloody 1990s conflict.

Tian Chua jailed a month after withdrawing appeal

Batu MP tells the Court of Appeal that he is ready to go to jail in order to highlight the wrongs of the government.

Disparity in the justice system?

The sentences passed to a regular person and a well-known businessman prove that there is a need to review our courts system.

46,000 summonses issued last year for using handphones while driving

Minister in Prime Minister's department Nancy Shukri calls for tougher penalties, making the sentences on par with those found guilty of drink driving.