Reflecting On The Law
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Improving institutional efficacy
Our premier democratic institution is unable to fulfil many of its constitutional mandates.
Building bridges, dismantling walls
Devotion to religion does not require hating others who love God differently.
Adenan’s bold move to restore 1963 pact
In Sarawak, English was never dethroned officially as the National Language Act 1963/67 was never ratified by the State Assembly.
Catching flies while hornets fly free
DEATH penalty for the illegal import, export, sale or possession of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances is known to the legal systems of 33 countries. Among them are China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, the United States, Yemen, Pakistan, North Korea and Japan. In 13 of these countries, the death sentence is mandatory.
What a law teacher's role is
Often students don't remember what you teach them. They remember who you are.
Negotiating a vote of no confidence
Despite the Westminster systems’ role in enforcing responsibility, there is also uncertainty surrounding it.
Not a mere ceremonial body
The Conference of Rulers can restore balance, counsel moderation and rein in the extremists.
Judge with many landmark decisions
Datuk Mohd Hishamudin Mohd Yunus has retired from the Bench, but his integrity, fearless independence and unwavering commitment to constitutional supremacy will be remembered.
Race relations and the Federal Constitution
Despite its imperfections, the document was a significant attempt to balance the rights, privileges and legitimate expectations of every community.
Momentous issues at stake in court
A legislature deriving its powers from a Constitution cannot devour the source of its powers.
Terror’s many dimensions
Counter-terrorism measures must be accompanied by a holistic approach that promotes prevention and peaceful resolution of prolonged conflicts.
Remembering historic moments
It’s time to examine some landmark documents that shaped the world as we know it.