How will young first-timers vote?
Inspiring keynote speech at the IBA Asia Pacific Regional Conference
Can a group or organisation that addresses politics or politically-related issues be truly non-partisan?
How Ambiga Sreenevasan and BERSIH 2.0 revived my passion for the law and lawyers.
So how naughty or nice have Malaysians been this year, across the board?
LoyarBorak #2 focuses on the role of the Bar Council, in view of the on-going Bar Council elections. Postal ballots must be returned by 30 November 2010, and the results are expected on 1 December 2010.
This LoyarBorak is moderated by Marcus van Geyzel (who also throws his views into the ring), and the borakkers are Adriana Leu, Foong Cheng Leong, Grace Wong, Lee Shih and Siti Shahrom, who all approach the discussion from their different experiences and positions in the legal profession. Please borak along in the comments section below.
Following its interview with LoyarBurokker Edmund Bon where he called the Bar Council toothless, FMT reports on the Bar Council’s response.
LoyarBurokker and MyConsti’s Edmund Bon speaks to Free Malaysia Today about his frustration with the Council’s failure to effectively voice out against injustices in the nation and take care of its fellow lawyers. Bon also reveals that this will be his last term in the Bar Council.
Considering the “relevance” of the OA community’s demands from the government’s perspective following a historic OA protest walk in Putrajaya on March 17, 2010.
On March 17, 2010 The OA community took to Putrajaya for a historic walk and what seems to be the biggest gathering of OAever. This peaceful stage of protest and show of unison by the community was in response to yet another government policy that ignores their rights.
About 2 years ago, a friend e-mailed a video link of a man on the phone mentioning names of people in the Judiciary. I instantly recognised the man as VK Lingam. (Much later, there was a second video link of the second half of the conversation.) But I am not a 1Video Forensic Expert, so I could be wrong.
KLue’s monthly Popcorn & Soda is back! Some of you may have seen, and bought, the Bar Council’s DVD on the historic Walk For Justice which took place on 26 September 2007. It was a memorable occasion where about 2,000 lawyers decided to walk the talk and expressed their outrage over the VK Lingam video […]
Dalam temuramah “Cross Talk: Making of the hybrid lawyer of tomorrow” yang diaturkan oleh Aniza Damis (New Straits Times, 31 Januari 2009) dan disalin di bawah, kita dapat menilai bahawa bukannya visi atau objektif Badan Peguam yang bercanggah, tetapi cara menyuarakan mesej Badan Peguam yang berbeza. Outside of court, what should lawyers be doing with […]
Amer Hamzah Arshad’s interview with Off the Edge for the December 2008 issue.