Tag: Ragunath Kesavan
If not, it will be a serious dereliction of the role and duties of the council and the Malaysian Bar, says Ragunath Kesavan.
Ragunath Kesavan says one major reform is to ensure the ordinary man has easy access to justice.
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.
Ragunath Kesavan says such returning officers will be better regarded as independent in conducting polls.
Ragunath Kesavan also hits out at Penang government for ‘meekly’ following directives from the Prime Minister's Department and removing the portraits although it espouses freedom of expression.
Kebisuan peguam negara hanya mengundang spekulasi dan kecurigaan terhadap kerajaan.
Legal minds with experience and capacity must be scouted to fill 22 vacancies that will arise in the Federal Court and Court of Appeal, says Ragunath Kesavan.
Ragunathan Kesavan berkata Putrajaya perlu mendedahkan maklumat terpinci kos dan asas keputusan mencabar dapatan Mahkamah Keadilan Antarabangsa.
Citizens have the right to ask the EC to change the date as traditionally polling day is on a weekend, says Gopal Sri Ram.
A spate of retirements among Federal Court judges will open up an unprecedented six vacancies over the next nine months and these vacancies should be filled by promoting capable judges, say Gopal Sri Ram and Ragunath Kesavan.
Naming and shaming suspects before prosecution go against the legal maxim that one is presumed innocent until proven guilty, they say.
A former Malaysian Bar president says it doesn't make sense for a chief justice to serve as an additional Federal Court judge at the same time.
Unconstitutional for Arifin Zakaria to advice King to appoint Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin as additional judges as they are still on the bench, says Ragunath Kesavan.
Hudud jika diperkenalkan ia akan berada di bawah bidang kuasa kerajaan persekutuan dan dengan itu akan menceroboh bidang kuasa Raja-raja Melayu sebagai ketua hal ehwal Islam.
Both the poor and young lawyers have benefitted from the programme, once touted as one of the best run in a developing nation, says Ragunath Kesavan.
Zainur Zakaria says it is best for only judges to evaluate their peers for elevation to the bench while Ragunath Kesavan feels that those outside the legal sector should also play a role in the appointment of judges.
Langkah diambil susulan laporan polis Naib Ketua Pemuda Umno yang mendakwa Gani terbabit dalam konspirasi menggulingkan Perdana Menteri
This was after Umno Youth filed a police report accusing former Attorney-General Abdul Gani Patail of being involved in a conspiracy to topple Prime Minister Najib Razak.
'DBKL the wrong party to haul to court,' says Justice Zabariah Mohd Yusof in striking out suit of 41 families.
The KL High Court delays DBKL's plans to demolish the Ladang Bukit Jalil houses.
NUJ president Hata Wahari will chart the direction of the weekly which is awaiting approval.
The Bar Council says there is no legal or moral basis to compel the veteran lawyer to serve as a prosecution witness in Anwar's sodomy trial