On the horns of a dilemma – will the Federal Court judges recuse themselves?

7–10 minutes to read

An unusual thing happened at the Federal Court on August 6, 2018.  There is a history to this.  You know it well. It concerns a company called 1MDB and the ex-PM Najib Razak. On March 23, ...

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Easing the delivery of Justice to the nation

14–21 minutes to read

How is the delivery of Justice to the nation to be eased? Everyone complains. Can someone say something helpful, for once? This missive is directed at those who are at the heart of the justice business, namely: - The ...

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Why are we mollycoddling our public figures?

9–13 minutes to read

Why are we mollycoddling our public figures? There is a weapon far deadlier than a nuclear bomb. Words are the most powerful weapons in all the world.  So much so that a cautionary note penned in ...

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Who said the Prime Minister is not a public officer?

10–14 minutes to read

Who said the Prime Minister is not a public officer? Two separate panels of the Court of Appeal did. One panel heard Mahathir’s appeal.  It delivered its decision in April of this year. The second panel of ...

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Would you resign on a point of principle?

5 minutes to read

Will you resign on a point of principle? Someone asked whether a person must resign from a post, on grounds of principle. It created a debate. It went like this: One said she would not, for' it was ...

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What is the most cunning strategy used by lawyers?

4 minutes to read

What is the most cunning strategy employed by lawyers? None. It is not your cunning that gets you through a case. It is not your brilliance. The Bar is full of brilliant lawyers. Yet they are ...

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