Division in the upper house

New Sin Yew shares his views on the functions of the House of Senate and possible reforms to keep it relevant.

Did Daim cross the line?

New Sin Yew shares his views on Tun Daim’s actions and what it means for judicial independence.

Groups: Drop Kadir’s charges

Lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad said besides the Sedition Act, there were other penal laws that could be used against those seeking to create disorder or violence in society.

I beg your pardon

Constitutional lawyer New Sin Yew walks us through the royal pardon process.

Keputusan batal saman Puncak Niaga Februari

Mahkamah Tinggi menetapkan 22 Februari depan untuk keputusan permohonan Kerajaan Negeri dan bekas Menteri Besar Selangor, Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim untuk membatalkan saman RM14 bilion daripada Puncak Niaga Holdings Berhad.

End harassment against Lena Hendry, rights group urges

A human rights group today voiced hope that the public prosecutor’s agreement to withdraw its appeal to the conviction of Lena Hendry would signal an end to the “harassment and intimidation” against the activist.

Experts against new drugs Bill

Criminal lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad suggested that a better amendment would be to make the requirement for a certificate a separate scenario for the court to consider whether to impose life imprisonment or not.

Court quashes lawyer’s appeal

The Federal Court ruled against creating an exception in lawyer-client privilege over the case of a lawyer attempting to reveal privileged information to defend himself.