Reflecting On The Law
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The aims of tertiary education
Education is the great equaliser of the human condition. It can, and should be, but do Malaysian universities offer this step up in life to all?
Law reform chances and hurdles
Content and consequences should be equally measured when seeking reforms.
The power of pardon
It is up to the Pardons Board to recommend and for the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to choose between full pardons and other acts of clemency.
Reforms needed to university laws
PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has declared that all provisions of the Universities and University Colleges Act 1971 (UUCA) that restrict the freedom of staff and students will be amended or repealed.
Meeting the pension obligation
The political risks of any attempted reform of the law and practice relating to government employment are many. But inaction is not an option.
Tribute to a great judge and lawyer
Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram left large footprints in many fields of law, including in the area of fundamental rights contained in the Federal Constitution.
Parliamentary reform needed
AT the first meeting of the first session of the 15th Parliament on Dec 19, 2022, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim won a resounding vote of confidence from the members of the Dewan Rakyat.
Expanding rights and freedoms
IT was International Human Rights Day on Dec 10.
Post-GE15 challenges and opportunities
The new PM will have to face the statesman’s challenge of providing leadership, but there is hope for the future if we are prepared to learn from the past.
Post-election Constitutional issues
At the conclusion of a general election, several critical issues of Constitutional law come to the forefront.
GE15 – every single vote matters
Voting is a civic responsibility but not a legal duty. One hopes, however, that all voters will go out to vote because not voting is giving up your voice.
Approaches to law reform
The task of reforming is so massive that no one institution can handle it single-handedly.