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Federal govt wrongly advised in trying to strike out my suit,...

Yong Teck Lee says his suit is not against the investigation but on the decision to do it through an RCI.

Tribunal better than RCI to probe judicial misconduct, says lawyer

K Balaguru says an RCI would not be able to probe individual members of the judiciary.

Hold internal inquiry to probe judicial misconduct, CJ told

Former judge Gopal Sri Ram says the chief justice can then propose to the prime minister that the king set up a tribunal to try the judges concerned.

Probe into alleged judicial misconduct can go on despite lawsuit, says...

The de facto law minister says police and MACC can continue their investigations while the courts decide on Yong Teck Lee's suit to halt RCI.

RCI on judicial misconduct not finalised yet, says Dr M

This comes three months after the prime minister announced that the Cabinet had given the go-ahead for the inquiry.

Ex-Sabah CM files lawsuit to stop RCI on judicial misconduct

Yong Teck Lee is seeking a declaration that the government's decision to set up the RCI is unconstitutional.

Court finds lawyer Arun guilty of contempt over articles

Federal Court says AG Tommy Thomas proved his case beyond reasonable doubt against the lawyer.

Bar repeats call for RCI into judicial misconduct

Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor says it has been more than 50 days since Putrajaya said it would do so.

Cops record statements from 3 judges over judicial misconduct allegation

IGP says police also recorded a statement from Federal Court chief registrar Latifah Mohd Tahar over an allegation of wrongdoing in the judiciary.

AG gets green light for contempt proceedings against lawyer Arun Kasi

Arunachalam Kasi allegedly criticised the proceedings and decisions of a court case, in two articles published on the Aliran online portal.

Lawyer mulls withdrawing suit against CJ after agreement to RCI

Sangeet Kaur Deo says she is considering her position but that her suit will not affect the establishment of an RCI.

RCI shouldn’t stray from claims in affidavit, say ex-Bar chiefs

The three senior lawyers say this will only make the proceedings drag on.

Who’s afraid of Justice Hamid?

The judiciary has been in the doldrums for a long time, and people are sceptical of courtroom arguments which are seen as charades to hide backroom deals.

Law groups call for speedy probe into judicial misconduct claim

The Sabah Law Society says those implicated must be brought to book while the Advocates Association of Sarawak warns against members of the judiciary leading any RCI into the issue.

RCI needed to clear names of clean judges, says Ambiga

The former Bar president says the inquiry must 'dig deep' to prevent future misconduct.

Police report on judge’s affidavit will only trigger MACC action, says...

N Sivananthan says Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer will have to disclose all information within his knowledge if the matter is investigated by MACC.

Muhyiddin: No need for protection for judge who alleged judicial...

Home minister says the situation hasn't reached that point yet.

Ex-Bar president calls for RCI into judicial misconduct claim

Zainur Zakaria also urges the police and MACC to investigate the claim by Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer.