Tag: judicial misconduct
Yong Teck Lee says his suit is not against the investigation but on the decision to do it through an RCI.
K Balaguru says an RCI would not be able to probe individual members of the judiciary.
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.
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.
This comes three months after the prime minister announced that the Cabinet had given the go-ahead for the inquiry.
Yong Teck Lee is seeking a declaration that the government's decision to set up the RCI is unconstitutional.
Federal Court says AG Tommy Thomas proved his case beyond reasonable doubt against the lawyer.
Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor says it has been more than 50 days since Putrajaya said it would do so.
IGP says police also recorded a statement from Federal Court chief registrar Latifah Mohd Tahar over an allegation of wrongdoing in the judiciary.
Arunachalam Kasi allegedly criticised the proceedings and decisions of a court case, in two articles published on the Aliran online portal.
Sangeet Kaur Deo says she is considering her position but that her suit will not affect the establishment of an RCI.
The three senior lawyers say this will only make the proceedings drag on.
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.
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.
The former Bar president says the inquiry must 'dig deep' to prevent future misconduct.
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.
Home minister says the situation hasn't reached that point yet.
Zainur Zakaria also urges the police and MACC to investigate the claim by Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer.