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Teoh Beng Hock, eight years without justice

Two years after submitting proposal to create an independent anti-graft agency, there has still been no response from either MACC or the government, says Bar chief.

Justice eludes victims of MH17

Stanford professor Beth Van Schaack says public pressure must be maintained for the case to move forward.

Don’t panic over latest DoJ suit, says Azalina

Minister is disappointed that some people easily believe what has been alleged.

Najib: Stern action to be taken over Nhaveen’s death

PM expresses his condolences to the teenager's family in a post on Twitter.

Anwar right to seek redress, says lawyer Americk Sidhu

However, counsel R Kengadharan is of the view Anwar will have an uphill task and this is more of a fishing expedition.

New judge to hear Najib’s defamation suit against Tony Pua

Justice Mohd Zaki Abdul Wahab will now preside over the case filed by Najib Razak last month against Pua over a video on the Shariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 issue.

Family of hit-and-run victim wants justice

Foo Swee Wah, 58, was knocked down by a motorcyclist who ran the red light at a pedestrian crossing in Burmah Road.

Islamic vs civil law: Why now, asks Zaid

Ex-law minister asks why the former chief justices had kept quiet until they had retired to explain why shariah law was supreme.

Sri Ram: Dissenting views reflect independence of judges

Supporting the call by Sultan Nazrin Shah, former judge says dissenting requires writing good reasons for not agreeing with the majority.

Zaid: Quit citing past sources to justify shariah move

Morality and values of the Bedouins are not necessarily Islamic and therefore not necessarily just and useful in the current world, says former law minister.

Slow govt payment causes legal aid lawyers to refuse cases

There can be no equal justice if the poor are denied their right due to lack of money, says lawyer Muhammad Rafique Rashid Ali.

No giving up despite court setback, asserts Anwar

Saying he had not been optimistic about the Federal Court outcome, the former opposition leader adds he will discuss with his lawyers other legal means to free himself.

MH17 victim’s family: Identify mastermind behind shooting

Norlin Mohd Noor, the sister of Noor Rahimmah, who perished in the tragedy says she will never be satisfied until the perpetrators were exposed.

Najib: Punish those who shot down MH17

Prime Minister says families of victims want justice for their loved ones.

PM: Those who downed MH17 must be brought to justice

He says Malaysia will wait for the report on the incident to be tabled by the Dutch-led joint investigation team and will then discuss the next course of action.

Does the death penalty benefit society?

Malaysians need to have a holistic discussion on capital punishment.

Judge: Person not registered as wife can’t claim damages

Court of Appeal says all non-Muslims must register their marriages to protect their legal rights under Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act.

Religious authorities need warrants for raids, lawyer says

Syariah lawyer Nizam Bashir says religious authorities can be sued for conducting a raid without a warrant.

No evidence produced against Teresa Kok, court told

Burden must lie with police to produce evidence that the Seputeh MP was likely to act in a manner that was prejudicial to public order, Court of Appeal hears.