When Parliament shut out the Supreme Court

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Tun Salleh Abas has been a beacon of justice in Malaysia. He paid a an exceedingly heavy price: so heavy no normal man could bear it. His departure from the Judiciary in 1988 left it ...

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Is the 2021 Malaysian Emergency, constitutional?

6–9 minutes to read

Forget about the unconstitutional Emergency. That is a given. Do we have a valid Cabinet in the first place? Find the answer here.

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 A client who kept his word

9–13 minutes to read

This is a true story of an unusual client: one who kept his word.

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What is the test for Leave to the Court of Appeal?

7–11 minutes to read

Actually, it is still open. Other than one dictum, s. 68(1)(a) seems open to different interpretations. So what should that test be?

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When is the ‘Threshold Quantum’ in s.68(1)(a) CJA, to be determined?

7–11 minutes to read

Is it the time a claim is filed? Or after judgement? Eventually, the courts decided that the relevant quantum is at it was at the time its filing. Note that there is nothing logical ...

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