Federal Court adjourns Dr Mahathir Mohamad's review application since the Attorney-General's Chambers wants to be party in Tony Pua's case.
There have been precedents where Federal Court judges have sat in the High Court to hear high-profile cases, says a source.
Lawyers for Selangor express concern that two judges on the bench of the Court of Appeal ran the risk of having pre-determined the issue as they had earlier decided on cases of a similar nature.
Justice Idrus Harun agrees with lawyers that the recusal application has merit as the applicability of Article 5 of the Federal Constitution had been decided by him in another case two weeks ago.
Justice Mohtarudin Baki discharges himself from student activist's appeal as the prosecution is of the opinion that he will be biased.
Sessions Court judge Ahmad Zamzani Mohd Zain says that application for his recusal has no merits.