Apr 24, 2019

Review common law of scandalising the judiciary

Malaysiakini | This is a joint statement by AmerBON’s New Sin Yew & Hoe Sue Lu, civil society organisations and other lawyers in reviewing the common law of scandalising the court based on their concern of the conviction and the sentence of 30 days imprisonment and a fine of RM40,000 against Arun Kasi for contempt of court.

Feb 23, 2019

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

Malay Mail | Two men formerly convicted of illegal assembly while protesting in 2001 against the Internal Security Act (ISA) 1960 today lodged separate police reports over Court of Appeal judge Datuk Hamid Sultan Abu Backer’s affidavit. The duo were represented by lawyers Joshua Tay and Michael Cheah.

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.

Feb 11, 2019

Former sales manager pleads not guilty to insulting ex-Agong

Counsel New Sin Yew is representing Eric Liew Chee Ling, a former sales manager of a private company who was charged at the Sessions Court in Kuala Lumpur today with sending insulting comments against the former Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, on his Facebook site last month.

Jan 16, 2019

BN sues former members

Constitutional lawyer New Sin Yew shares his thoughts on anti-hopping laws and whether BN could sue its defectors.

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