Reflecting On The Law


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Reflecting On The Law

A mosaic, not a melting pot

THE allegation is spreading that it is against the grain of the Constitution to describe Malaysia as a multiethnic, multireligious and multilinguistic nation. Proponents of this view rely on the fact that nowhere in the text of our document of destiny is there any explicit usage of words like multiracial or multicultural Malaysia.

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Searching questions about royal pardon

Mercy is not the subject of legal rights. It begins where legal rights end.

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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?

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Law reform chances and hurdles

Content and consequences should be equally measured when seeking reforms.

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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.

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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Universities and University Colleges Act 1971 (UUCA) that restrict the freedom of staff and students will be amended or repealed.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Expanding rights and freedoms

IT was International Human Rights Day on Dec 10.

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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.

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Post-election Constitutional issues

At the conclusion of a general election, several critical issues of Constitutional law come to the forefront.

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