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MACC gets 20 graft complaints involving judiciary in over 2 months

MACC chief Latheefa Koya says the reports it received involved lower court judges.

Form committee to speed up judicial reform, ex-Bar chief tells CJ

Ragunath Kesavan says one major reform is to ensure the ordinary man has easy access to justice.

Azahar Mohamed appointed chief judge of Malaya

Six judges will also be elevated to the Federal Court and Court of Appeal while seven on probation have been confirmed as High Court judges.

Court stops ex-CM’s bid to stop RCI into judicial misconduct

Yong Teck Lee had sought a declaration that RCI on judicial misconduct linked to allegations by Hamid Sultan Abu Backer was unconstitutional.

Judge in MACC custody behind controversial verdict in high-profile inquest

Source cites complaints on judge's decisions in many cases.

End of the road for Mahathir’s bid to challenge top judges’...

The Federal Court says there are no more live issues on the appointments of Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin.

Case is clear, lawyer Shafee has to answer contempt charges, court...

The Attorney-General’s Chambers argues it has laid out a clear case against lawyer Shafee Abdullah over his remarks that ‘undermined the administration of justice’.

RCI on alleged judiciary abuse will start soon, says PM

Dr Mahathir Mohamad shoots down suggestion by a retired judge to have an internal inquiry instead to look into the claims.

Azahar Mohamed to act as chief judge of Malaya pending govt...

He and fellow Federal Court judge Rohana Yusuf are said to be in the running for the post.

Ensure all members of apex court bench deliver ruling, say legal...

A retired Federal Court judge and two lawyers tell why it is important for the chief justice to ensure that all members of a Federal Court bench who hear a case also be present to deliver the ruling.

Make right decisions without fear or favour, AG tells judges

Tommy Thomas says this is the only way for the judiciary to recover its glory and guard its credibility.

Make allegations through proper channels, not on social media, says CJ

You can also write to top judges if you have information on alleged wrongdoing by the judiciary, says Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.

Ex-judge tells what judicial oath does and doesn’t mean

Gopal Sri Ram says judges must do their best to protect and defend the constitution, and to dispense justice without considering racial, religious or political beliefs.

Rohana Yusuf in contention to be next chief judge of Malaya

The Judicial Appointments Commission is believed to have submitted the names of Rohana Yusuf and Azahar Mohamed for the post following the scheduled retirement of Zaharah Ibrahim next week.

A challenge to maintain public confidence in judiciary, says new CJ

Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat also says there is a need to manage the negative perception against the judiciary

No special treatment for high profile cases, says CJ

Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat says it is public expectation that casts a different air surrounding high profile cases

Tengku Maimun named new chief justice

The Federal Court judge becomes the first woman to hold the top judicial post.

Opposition mulls legal challenge over High Court move

Assemblyman says federal government, law minister and prime minister may be named for not following the constitution.

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.

Lawyer: It’d be wrong to charge judge before investigating his allegations

Haniff Khatri Abdulla says the sincere allegations of judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer should not be swept under the carpet and the government should not lose the opportunity to clean up the judiciary's image through a RCI.

Only a tribunal can haul up judges, says ex-Bar chief

A royal commission of inquiry would go against the Constitution, says Ragunath Kesavan.

CJ seeks Bar’s help to combat negative view of judiciary

Richard Malanjum gives the example of lawyers who drop names of judges in order to impress their clients, and collect money to settle cases.

May 9 polls outcome changed Malaysian Bar’s destiny, says outgoing president

George Varughese recalls the cold relationship with the judiciary and the Attorney-General's Chambers due to events that unfolded earlier but which changed for the better when a new government was installed.

History in the making as 9 judges set to deliver verdict

The Federal Court, comprising nine judges for the first time, will decide if a provision in a drug law that enables the prosecution to get an easy conviction is constitutional.