LETTER | Malaysia is undergoing a judicial crisis, for there have been many alleged interferences in the judiciary.
LETTER | Right now, the law in this country does not protect me.
Perak DAP legal bureau says the lawyer was acting out of 'financial interest' in prosecuting Anwar's appeals.
COMMENT | Regardless of public sentiment, all individuals are entitled to the protection of their constitutional rights.
UPDATED 1.50PM | Federal Court dismisses Bar Council's request for bench of retired judges to preside over challenge.
UPDATED 7.28PM | Cecil Abraham alleged to have drafted second SD in relation to Altantuya's murder.
Haniff Khatri also criticised CJ Md Raus Sharif’s explanation on the issue for being ‘trivial’.
COMMENT | It will not be muzzled on the unconstitutional appointments of the country’s top two judges.
The minister says the M'sian Bar's absence also shows that it 'does not respect the judiciary'.
UPDATED 3.30PM | This year's renamed event saw Chief Justice Md Raus Sharif delivering the sole speech.
UPDATED 11.55PM | This by allowing only the CJ to deliver a speech at the opening of the legal year, states George Varughese.
Forum told that courts have twice ruled that redelineation proposals are not decisions.
Bar Council also set to make good on a threat to boycott social events with CJ and COA president.
Police probe on Ambiga Sreenevasan tantamount to harassment of a potential witness, warns Malaysian Bar.
UPDATED 10.06PM | Council also encourages members to decline social invitations from them.
COMMENT | 'The Bar is alarmed by statements of authorities which appear to be in defiance of the decision'.
YOURSAY | ‘This statement coming from Apandi is not surprising and is to be expected.’
The Malaysian Bar is also disturbed by the media coverage which appears muted.
Bar Council’s lawyer Malik Imtiaz is unsure whether Pereira can submit a fresh petition to become a lawyer.
This comes after the High Court dismissed Bar's appeal against a decision to clear the senior lawyer of misconduct.
COMMENT | The underlying motive appears to be to smear and vilify the Bar Council.
This form of independent, external oversight has been effective in other jurisdictions, notes Bar Council Task Force on IPCMC.
Judge makes no order as to costs when Cecil's lawyer asks for RM150,000.
Police have unrestricted powers to detain an individual without trial for up to 28 days.
Steven Thiru says barring of legal counsel during raids a violation of basic rights.
The Malaysian Bar urges the government - Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM) and Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) in particular - to cooperate with Bersih 2.0, the organiser of the upcoming Bersih 5 public assembly, in order to facilitate the gathering scheduled to take place in Kuala Lumpur this Saturday, Nov 19, 2016.
The South-East Asian Press Alliance (Seapa) is alarmed over last week’s politically-motivated protests and legal harassment against Malaysia’s independent news portal Malaysiakini.
Jamal says the Bar Council is being remote-controlled by Soros, to topple the government.
'Amendments are clearly an executive interference into the affairs of an independent bar,' says Baljit Singh.