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Dr M entitled to pursue ruling on former top judges, says...

Bastian Pius Vendargon says Dr Mahathir Mohamad filed the legal challenge against the appointments of Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin in his personal capacity.

Dr M to appeal against appointments of ex-top judges

The prime minister's lawyer says they will go to the Federal Court to obtain the necessary interpretation on the appointment of additional judges.

Dr M’s lawyer to get instructions on next move after academic...

Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla says this is important as the prime minister's appeal over the judges' appointments is due in court next month.

Bar: Non-ruling on top judges a missed opportunity for court

Malaysian Bar president George Varughese disputes court decision that the matter is now academic, saying the legality of the judges' appointments has not been affected by time or circumstances.

No ruling on legality of top judges’ appointments

A six-man Federal Court bench says the matter is now academic as Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin resigned from their posts in July.

Apex court set to rule on last year’s appointments of top...

A lawyer says the bench is being offered an opportunity to interpret several Articles in the Federal Constitution.

Apex court to decide if appointments of ex-top judges valid

The verdict comes days after parties to the action were invited to give their opinions on whether a judgment is necessary since the judges have resigned.

Sarawak lawyers want 5 to resign from judges’ selection commission

The Advocates Association of Sarawak says there could be a conflict of interest.

Raus ‘stepped down’ when Malanjum made CJ, say sources

The former CJ was also at the Palace of Justice during the handing-over ceremony to Richard Malanjum on July 12.

It’s just fairy tale, says Malanjum on CJ rumour

The Federal Court judge plays down speculation of his imminent appointment to the highest post in the judiciary.

Ex-judge: Federal Court must rule on appointments of Raus, Zulkefli

Although both will leave office on July 31, the judgment of the seven-member bench is not academic as parties have not withdrawn their actions, says Varghese George.

MB N Sembilan: Isu Gatco sedang dirunding

Aminuddin Harun meminta exco dan beberapa wakil rakyat mengadakan sesi perbincangan dengan pihak berkenaan penduduk dan pemilik tanah.

Ex-Bar chief: Have good mix of judges from Bar and civil...

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.

Raus staying on as CJ hurts judiciary, says ex-MP

N Surendran claims that ‘dismal’ human rights record of Raus Sharif as Chief Justice hinders Pakatan Harapan pledges to restore the judiciary's standing.

Lawyers: Top two judges’ early departure won’t affect court rulings

Courts of Judicature Act allows for a minimum of two judges to deliver the judgments of a panel, say Syed Iskandar Syed Jaafar Al Mahdzar and S N Nair.

Bar: Have Raus, Zulkefli resigned as additional judges too?

Malaysian Bar president George Varughese maintains that the duo's appointments as additional judges to continue holding their posts are against the constitution.

Mana batas-batas kamu, bekas presiden Majlis Peguam soal Majlis Penasihat Kerajaan

Dua bekas presiden Majlis Peguam berkata Majlis Penasihat Kerajaan sudah mencabuli kedaulatan undang-undang apabila memanggil 2 hakim tertinggi dan meminta mereka meletak jawatan.

Rombak Suruhanjaya Pelantikan Kehakiman, gesa kumpulan peguam

Lawyers for Liberty berkata, cara JAC bekerja dan pelantikan pesuruhjaya dalam JAC perlu diubah kerana kebanyakan anggotanya terdiri daripada hakim besar dan kanan.

Ex-judge: Raus, Zulkefli should go now, not July 31

Gopal Sri Ram says delayed departure will only lessen chances for others to serve as chief justice.

Revamp Judicial Appointments Commission next, says lawyers group

Lawyers for Liberty says the resignations of Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Makinudin signal better times for the judiciary, but it is also important to reform the membership of the JAC.

Ramkarpal: Wrong is wrong, even if Mahathir defends Daim

The Bukit Gelugor MP says it is a basic hallmark of any democracy that the executive does not interfere in the affairs of the judiciary.

Hakim tertinggi Raus, Zulkefli letak jawatan

Peletakan jawatan Raus Sharif dan Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin berkuat kuasa 31 Julai ini kerana mereka memerlukan masa untuk menyelesaikan semua urusan kehakiman.

Top judges Raus, Zulkefli step down

Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin have tendered their resignations effective July 31.

Sarawak lawyers group calls for top 2 judges to step down

AAS president Ranbir Singh Sangha says recent developments have made it untenable for Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin to continue holding their current posts.