Conflicting judgment on rally organisers baffles lawyers

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Yesterday’s Appeals Court judgment against R Yuneswaran, which found the fine against the organiser of the 505 rally in Johor Baru to be ‘constitutional’, poses a huge question mark on future cases.

Lawyers say the conflicting decisions - from a court of the same stature, ruling on the constitutionality of the same section under the same law - will only befuddle the outcome of other cases of similar nature.

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