Govt lawyer Suzana Atan maintains the appointments of Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin were constitutional.
He says according to Socrates, a Greek philosopher, there are four judgment qualities that a judge should have, namely to hear courteously, to answer wisely, to consider soberly and to decide impartially.
Chief Justice Raus Sharif says this will make the public better appreciate the reasoning employed in reported judgments before coming to their own conclusions.
The High Court in Kuching will hear the society’s application on Friday to be made 'friend of the court'.
He says court's decision follows legal system and guidelines in constitution of country.
Chief Justice Raus Sharif retired Thursday and his service has now been extended for another three years.
Ia sehari selepas Badan Peguam membantah keputusan pelanjutan jawatan ketua hakim negara.
Biasanya, hakim tambahan Mahkamah Persekutuan akan mengangkat sumpah di depan ketua hakim atau hakim paling kanan berikutnya, jika ketua hakim tidak hadir.
Panel 3 hakim yang dipengerusikan Raus Sharif berkata, tiada merit dalam permohonan 3 pihak itu, walaupun Majlis Peguam bercadang mencabar lanjutan khidmatnya sebagai ketua hakim negara.
The extension of the chief justice’s tenure has brought about the biggest judicial controversy since the 1988 crisis, says DAP's M Kulasegaran.
Diskriminasi itu tidak seiring dengan semangat rakan kongsi setaraf antara Sabah, Sarawak dan Tanah Melayu di bawah MA63.
Zaid Ibrahim says it will be interesting to see whose legal advice was relied upon by the Agong in extending the tenures of the chief justice and the Court of Appeal president.
Nurul Izzah Anwar berkata, lanjutan tempoh perkhidmatan Raus Sharif dan Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin ialah serangan serius terhadap kebebasan badan kehakiman serta doktrin pemisahan kuasa.
Pelantikan kedua-dua mereka melanggar perlembagaan selain bakal menjejaskan kebebasan badan kehakiman.
Federal Court rules that Constitution takes away such rights from government employees.
Recent Federal Court ruling clarifies boundaries that a counsel has to observe in order not to breach rules on publicity under the legal profession, says S N Nair.