The Federal Court says there are no more live issues on the appointments of Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin.
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’.
Dr Mahathir Mohamad shoots down suggestion by a retired judge to have an internal inquiry instead to look into the claims.
He and fellow Federal Court judge Rohana Yusuf are said to be in the running for the post.
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.
Tommy Thomas says this is the only way for the judiciary to recover its glory and guard its credibility.
You can also write to top judges if you have information on alleged wrongdoing by the judiciary, says Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.
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.
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.
Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat also says there is a need to manage the negative perception against the judiciary
Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat says it is public expectation that casts a different air surrounding high profile cases
The Federal Court judge becomes the first woman to hold the top judicial post.
Assemblyman says federal government, law minister and prime minister may be named for not following the constitution.
Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor says it has been more than 50 days since Putrajaya said it would do so.
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.
A royal commission of inquiry would go against the Constitution, says Ragunath Kesavan.
Richard Malanjum gives the example of lawyers who drop names of judges in order to impress their clients, and collect money to settle cases.
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.
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.
Tommy Thomas says the RCI does not mean that an automatic or blanket postponement of all cases will follow.
Some say that, based on past RCIs, little can be achieved while others say such an inquiry may result in reforms to the judiciary.
The need for an inquiry is greater than ever in light of the allegations by senior judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer, says Bar Council president George Varughese.
Minister Liew Vui Keong says the government views the allegation made by judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer as 'very, very serious'.
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