Apr 25, 2019

Crown prince meets Johor speaker amid constitution debate

Commenting on Mahathir’s claim that the state constitutions of Johor and Terengannu were “nullified” following the formation of the Federation of Malaya, lawyer New Sin Yew opined that the term nullified was not appropriate.

Apr 25, 2019

Sg Kim Kim pollution: Tyre factory director pleads not guilty

Counsel Joshua Tay, who represented Sim Wei Der, objected to bail not being offered to the accused, saying that another director who was charged with the same offence and also a Singaporean was allowed bail by the High Court here.

Apr 24, 2019

Review common law of scandalising the judiciary

This joint statement has been endorsed by civil society organisations and lawyers (New Sin Yew, Hoe Sue Lu, among others) to review the common law of scandalising the court.

Apr 10, 2019

Let’s Talk with Sharaad Kuttan (Episode 184)

Lawyer Edmund Bon Tai Soon shared with Sharaad Kuttan about his thoughts on the central legal issues involving the Rome Statute and the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Astro AWANI.

Feb 23, 2019

Two of ‘ISA7’ file police report on Hamid Sultan’s affidavit

Michael Cheah noted that one of the judges who had heard the case at the Court of Appeal had made allegations about “the manner in which the particular appeal was decided”.

While, Joshua Tay noted that the affidavit by Hamid Sultan may have cast doubt on the “correctness or propriety” of the Court of Appeal decision that upheld their conviction.

Feb 12, 2019

Najib Stays The Courts

New Sin Yew discusses the context behind the Court of Appeal’s decision to allow former Prime Minister, Najib Razak to postpone his much anticipated trial.

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