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Kit Siang: Push for Richard Malanjum to be next chief justice

Veteran politician calls on 57 MPs representing Sabah and Sarawak not to miss the opportunity of ensuring that a judge from Sabah/Sarawak becomes the new chief justice.

Amanah urges govt to admit mistake in extending CJ’s tenure

Hanipa Maidin calls on Raus Sharif to decline the extension of his term in office, claiming that it was done through unconstitutional and unprecedented means.

Kit Siang dismisses Shafee’s argument on extension of CJ’s tenure

The DAP parliamentary leader calls on Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin to decline the extensions to their respective appointments as chief justice and Court of Appeal president.

Raus Sharif’s extension as CJ ‘unconstitutional’, says Kit Siang

The DAP parliamentary leader calls on Raus to uphold the sanctity and integrity of the Federal Constitution by declining the appointment.

Say ‘no’ to extension for chief justice, urges ex-top judge

Proposed move will undermine independence of judiciary and create uncertainty among judges regarding their career, says Abdul Hamid Mohamad.

Retaining chief justice beyond retirement age illegal, says Bar

Raus Sharif's contributions to the judiciary are well known and it is unfair to him should he become embroiled in controversy, says George Varughese.

Extending tenure of chief justice unconstitutional, says retired judge

Any judge of the superior courts can only remain in office up to 66 years plus six months, says Sri Ram.

Govt to appeal Court of Appeal sedition ruling

We have 30 days to file the motion of leave to appeal, says attorney-general.

PM says won’t quit just because of street protests

Najib Razak says he will only accept the will of the people when shown through elections.

Anwar’s constitutional challenge to NSC Act dismissed

Judge agrees with government lawyer that the High Court lacks jurisdiction to hear the matter and it should be referred to the Federal Court.

NSC Act: Submissions on Anwar’s suit set for Oct 14

Anwar Ibrahim had filed suit against government to defer NSC Act on grounds that it is unconstitutional.

‘Telling us to migrate is wrong and rude’

The LGBT community says that the solution to the problem lies not in the migration of the community but with the government’s way of thinking.

Archived: A promise of free flow of information

The Penang Freedom of Information Bill is scheduled for a second reading and changes will be made to make information accessible to the public.