What qualities should judges have?

Judges are the judicial equivalent of US Navy Seals. They are a select few. Their training is severe. Their work is unremitting. They have but three abiding qualities: to defend the Federal Constitution, to render justice; and to live with quiet honour. Should we not, as a nation, aspire for those qualities in our judges?

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Should homosexuality be a crime?  

Should homosexuality be a crime in Malaysia? Right now, it is a crime.  Have no doubt about that. But it may not remain so for long. Homosexuality is usually defined as the romantic attraction, or sexual behavior, between members of the same gender.  The Malaysian Penal Code defines it as something entirely different.  It condemns it as an ‘unnatural offence’. Section 377A criminalises it as  ‘carnal intercourse against the order of nature’. The Malaysian ...

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