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Ex-judge: Senators who voted to keep Anti-Fake News Act can be...

The power to appoint senators by the king must include the power to remove them, says Gopal Sri Ram.

Ariff will bring dignity, class to Dewan Rakyat, say lawyers

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.

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Although both will leave office on July 31, the judgment of the seven-member bench is not academic as parties have not withdrawn their actions, says Varghese George.

Court rules retired judge can appear for client over Orang Asli...

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.

Bar Council cancels forum to discuss judges’ appointments

Council needs to concentrate its resources for the upcoming EGM, says Bar president George Varughese.

PAS’ threat over seats in GE14 holds no water, say legal...

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.

Hadi’s bill: Maximum sentence open to abuse, says ex-judge

Civil society, politicians deserve an explanation, especially with existing punishments meted out by shariah courts considered high, says Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof.

Ragunath: No urgency in raising judges’ retirement age

Former judges can serve as lecturers, arbitrators, legal consultants and even return to legal practice to earn a livelihood, says former Malaysian Bar president.