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Only judges in office can pronounce written judgments, apex court rules

Federal Court sets aside judgment by another court because the judge who had written the majority decision had already resigned when the decision was read.

Dr M entitled to pursue ruling on former top judges, says...

Bastian Pius Vendargon says Dr Mahathir Mohamad filed the legal challenge against the appointments of Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin in his personal capacity.

Dr M to appeal against appointments of ex-top judges

The prime minister's lawyer says they will go to the Federal Court to obtain the necessary interpretation on the appointment of additional judges.

Dr M’s lawyer to get instructions on next move after academic...

Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla says this is important as the prime minister's appeal over the judges' appointments is due in court next month.

Bar: Non-ruling on top judges a missed opportunity for court

Malaysian Bar president George Varughese disputes court decision that the matter is now academic, saying the legality of the judges' appointments has not been affected by time or circumstances.

No ruling on legality of top judges’ appointments

A six-man Federal Court bench says the matter is now academic as Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin resigned from their posts in July.

Apex court set to rule on last year’s appointments of top...

A lawyer says the bench is being offered an opportunity to interpret several Articles in the Federal Constitution.

Apex court to decide if appointments of ex-top judges valid

The verdict comes days after parties to the action were invited to give their opinions on whether a judgment is necessary since the judges have resigned.

Sarawak lawyers want 5 to resign from judges’ selection commission

The Advocates Association of Sarawak says there could be a conflict of interest.

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Although both will leave office on July 31, the judgment of the seven-member bench is not academic as parties have not withdrawn their actions, says Varghese George.

Bar: Have Raus, Zulkefli resigned as additional judges too?

Malaysian Bar president George Varughese maintains that the duo's appointments as additional judges to continue holding their posts are against the constitution.

Rombak Suruhanjaya Pelantikan Kehakiman, gesa kumpulan peguam

Lawyers for Liberty berkata, cara JAC bekerja dan pelantikan pesuruhjaya dalam JAC perlu diubah kerana kebanyakan anggotanya terdiri daripada hakim besar dan kanan.

Hakim tertinggi Raus, Zulkefli letak jawatan

Peletakan jawatan Raus Sharif dan Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin berkuat kuasa 31 Julai ini kerana mereka memerlukan masa untuk menyelesaikan semua urusan kehakiman.

Top judges Raus, Zulkefli step down

Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin have tendered their resignations effective July 31.

Sarawak lawyers group calls for top 2 judges to step down

AAS president Ranbir Singh Sangha says recent developments have made it untenable for Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin to continue holding their current posts.

Sri Ram to Daim: Not your place to call up top...

Unconstitutional and wrong for anyone other than PM to summon Chief Justice, Appeal Court president or any judge, says Gopal Sri Ram.

Withdraw BN’s stand on top judges, lawyer tells new AG

Baljit Sidhu says this can be done as the Federal Court has yet to deliver its ruling on the appointments of Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin as additional judges.

Do the right thing, resign, lawyers group tells AG, top judges

Lawyers for Liberty says Apandi Ali, Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinuddin should go on their own and not put Malaysians through the messy and drawn-out process of having to legally remove them.

Redelineation appeal adjourned as Selangor applies to disqualify judges

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.

7 serving judges to decide if appointments of top 2 judges...

Justice Hasan Lah leads the bench after Bar fails in bid to have retired judges hear the challenge against the appointments of Chief Justice Raus Sharif and Court of Appeal president Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin.

Court dismisses Anwar’s bid for joint hearing with Bar, AAS

However, no reason is given for the dismissal of the application.

Judicial impasse over who should decide on appointments of Raus, Zulkefli

Only Chief Justice Raus Sharif can decide whether retired or serving Federal Court judges should be appointed to adjudicate this matter, but how will serving judges handle the conflict between fair play and career advancement, ask lawyers.

Bar fails to compel chief judge to advise king to appoint...

Federal Court says it has no constitutional right to direct the chief judge of Malaya to use his discretion to advise the king to appoint retired judges to decide on the appointments of Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin.

Anwar doesn’t want judges in JAC to feature in his coram...

He is challenging the appointment of Court of Appeal president Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin as unconstitutional

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