Tag: retired judge
The power to appoint senators by the king must include the power to remove them, says Gopal Sri Ram.
Newly appointed speaker has the experience and temperament to make the 222-member house a world-class centre of political debate, say lawyers and fellow ex-judges.
Although both will leave office on July 31, the judgment of the seven-member bench is not academic as parties have not withdrawn their actions, says Varghese George.
Court of Appeal says there is no merit for Saling bin Lau Bee Chiang and 70 others to disqualify Gopal Sri Ram from representing former lawyer S Kanagawi.
Council needs to concentrate its resources for the upcoming EGM, says Bar president George Varughese.
Constituencies do not belong to individuals or political parties and they cannot dictate to others as to which seats may or may not be contested, says Sri Ram.
Civil society, politicians deserve an explanation, especially with existing punishments meted out by shariah courts considered high, says Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof.
Former judges can serve as lecturers, arbitrators, legal consultants and even return to legal practice to earn a livelihood, says former Malaysian Bar president.