One LoyarBurokker moving another LoyarBurokker’s call!
Teeing off on the ‘scripted’ convictions of the ‘Datuk T’ sex trio.
Why is Barisan Nasional against BERSIH 2.0 and what the Government should have done instead.
A personal sketch of what a pleasant hearing could comprise of. Feel free to tell what you think it could be too. And the importance of the court providing an explanation of its decision.
Where I find the time to do legal aid cases on top of all the other stuff I’m involved in and the importance of good attitude.
A simple, cheap solution to making the court a touch more comfortable for lawyers and the public.
In this previous instalment of LoyarBurokking for the Bar, K. Shanmuga made a few modest requests to improve the conditions of practice. Here is a less modest and a touch outrageous suggestion that would improve the rate of case disposal in the courts.
A view point of media attention in relation to a lawyer (whether legal aid or not) and why you shouldn’t do filing in full open court attire.
The attitude of criminal legal aid clients, winning a drug case involving an addict and two prostitutes, and a challenge to assumptions about the previously convicted.
What could happen when you lose your IC, a case of identity fraud successfully defended and a critical evaluation of the loan approval process practiced in some local finance companies.
How Rumpole helped me out with a legal aid case and learning things to apply to your case.
The bold Federal Court decision that decided whether you can set aside a winding up order obtained in the absence of the Respondent company. Oh wait, they didn’t do that.
Fahri Azzat responds to a senior lawyer’s posting on an email forum on the Bar Council President’s Press Releases, and deals with the BC President’s responsibility, a Bar Councillor’s accountability, and what the Judiciary should really be doing.
Thoughts about the exercise of the Attorney General’s Chambers discretion to prosecute, its financial accountability, its lack of prudence, a quote from Dershowitz, Bangladeshis charged for sodomy and a brief description of a criminal trial.
Why being in remand is worse than being in prison, the desperate acts some will do to get out of being in remand and how a legal aid client out manoeuvred a volunteer lawyer.
The difference between legal professional fees and court awarded costs and an experience with in trying to pay the costs from a legal aid case back to the LAC.
An introduction to the new LoyarBurok series titled Lessons from Legal Aid (LLA) with the first lesson as well as discussions about an application to sue or defend as a pauper and a problem with sentencing on a guilty plea.
Reminisces about the days before the legal search engine took over despite being one of the very first to adopt such technology.
An examination of the mechanics of corruption and sketching an assessment of its impact.
A discussion about one of the most unique and widely and frequently applied principle of law in Malaysia but not documented in any legal journal, legal textbook or academic treatise.