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Nurul’s legal challenge against EC ends

Court of Appeal finds merit in the Attorney-General's appeal and following today's ruling, the High Court hearing on Wednesday will be vacated.

Putrajaya resists death row convicts’ attempt to drag it to court

It is unclear the basis for Putrajaya's objection and court has fixed March 7 to hear the matter, says lawyer N Surendran.

Voters turn to court as EC denies them lawyers during inquiries

The denial of the services of a lawyer is in breach of Article 5 of the Federal Constitution, say seven voters in application for leave for judicial review.

Selangor wants EC to reveal details of delineation exercise

The state also wants EC chairman Mohd Hashim Abdullah to testify about an affidavit he affirmed in response to its judicial review application.

AG appeals High Court ruling over Lembah Pantai delineation exercise

Court of Appeal has now fixed appeal on Feb 13 before a special panel, says lawyer.

Court must force Putrajaya’s hand over Singapore death row inmate

Lawyer N Surendran hopes both governments will act to save S Prabagaran's life before this case lands before the International Court of Justice.

Zaid to appeal court ruling on RM2.6 billion ‘donation’

Lawyer Americk Sidhu says client changed his mind and will appeal against decision not to grant leave to initiate judicial review to challenge AG.

EC redrawing boundaries: Nurul wins right to be heard

Judge says although the EC does not make the final decision on redrawing of seats, a flawed process could be reviewed by the court.

Class action suit by house buyers body on late delivery

It claims the Controller of Housing has thwarted efforts by 71 buyers to seek compensation for late delivery by granting an 'Extension of Time' for developer to finish condo project.

Lembah Pantai voters: Suspend redrawing of boundaries

Judge Hanipah Farikullah has recused herself from hearing the case as the EC chairman is close family friend, says lawyer for Nurul Izzah who is a party to the suit.

Bar appeals ruling to determine if AG’s power is unlimited

The case is important as in a system founded on the rule of law, no government instrument should be above the law, says Bar Council chairman Steven Thiru.

Ong: Voters want courts to quash EC’s ‘illegal’ decision

Three voters in the Kuala Kubu Baru and Batang Kali state seats file judicial review to overturn EC's decision to move 5,000 voters between both seats last April.

Bersih chairman wants court to stop EC redelineation

Maria Chin Abdullah files judicial review, wants court to declare the Election Commission's redelineation exercise null and void.

Azmin files judicial review to declassify 1MDB audit report

He claims there was a conflict of interest on Prime Minister Najib Razak's part due to his role as 1MDB adviser.

Tenaga Nasional takes minister to court

Power provider applies to commence a judicial review of directives from the Energy Commission and minister in charge of energy.

CJ: Constitution allows courts to review govt decisions

Arifin Zakaria hits at critics who claim that the judiciary created the power of judicial review.

Shafee: Malaysian Bar seen as busybodies

Veteran lawyer says the Malaysian Bar is not the victim and has no locus standi in the RM2.6 billion political donation.

Rahman: Najib’s case opens floodgates, Pandora’s Box

If judicial review of the Attorney-General's decision is allowed, "then it is conceivable that those being accused by the AG will also ask for it".