Interference with the Statutory Activities of the Malaysian Bar a Breach of International Norms
Leave the lawyers alone.
Leave the lawyers alone.
All becomes clear when one delves into a bit of constitutional history.
Part 3 of this series by Lim Wei Jiet looks at the brighter side of things – how to reform our legal system to bring back the glory days of the Public Prosecutor.
Part 2 of this article examines the structural flaws that result in today’s shockingly lack of independence and accountability by the Attorney-General.
Part 1 examines the (utter) failure of our current Attorney-General in carrying out his duties.
Part 1 of this article examines the (utter) failure of our current AG in carrying out his duty to uphold the rule of law.
Appoint a well respected member of the Bar as the new AG
The Monkeysuit Protocol presents another human rights tip in August Man M’sia.
This week, Ask Lord Bobo ponders Malaysia’s crime rate, and what the police are doing about it.
Following its interview with LoyarBurokker Edmund Bon where he called the Bar Council toothless, FMT reports on the Bar Council’s response.
Considering the implications of the Attorney General’s wide discretionary powers and why even the humblest citizenry ought to be more vigilant towards any abuse of those powers.
A comprehensive consideration scintillatingly written of Dr. Munawar Anees’ legal battle to clear his name in the Malaysian courtrooms and is left with what passes off for Justice in Malaysia – Injustice. This is the concluding part.
Bolehwood productions in the late 1990’s launched its grand drama known as ‘Anwar Ibrahim and the Charge of Sodomy’, which failed spectacularly in the media, society and courtrooms. A pre-launch review explains why Bolehwood’s sequel has all the trappings of an equally spectacular failure.
A citizen of Malaysia retraces the path of her ongoing political awakening and considers the importance of the Federal Constitution to our lives.
UPDATED! (With link to Zainur Zakaria v PP) I must apologize for the delay in giving this critique. The Court of Appeal gave its decision on July 2. I received the “Outline of Reasons” from Ngan Siong Hing only last Friday, July 17. Without him supplying me with a copy of the judgment of the […]
WHEN our Federal Constitution was promulgated in 1957, Part X was designed to deal with public services. Under Article 132, seven areas of public services were identified: the armed forces, the judicial and legal service, the general public service, the police force, the railway service, joint public services (between the federation and one or more […]
Fahri Azzat goes on a rant after listening to the Prime Minister’s press statement.
Recently, the Bar Council quietly delivered its “Discussion Paper on the Need to Separate the Posts of the Attorney General and the Public Prosecutor” to the Government. This was off the back of public discussions on the position of the AG, and a passionate write-up by Mohamad Ramli Abdul Manan, a former senior ACA officer […]
In an initiative to complement BC’s efforts to expedite the delivery of information to members of the Bar and/or the public, the “Bar In Brief” series will document a summary of BC decisions/discussions/updates at its monthly meetings. This is not an exhaustive list as there are some matters/decisions which cannot be revealed or discussed in […]