Reflecting On The Law


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Reflecting On The Law

Constitutional view on Bin Abdullah case

Islam is like a mansion with many rooms, and diversity abounds in Islamic jurisprudence.

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Hardwired for global hegemony

American democracy has become subverted by the rise of many hegemonic groups acting behind the scenes.

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Restoring judicial clout

IN a country with a supreme Constitution and a chapter on fundamental liberties, it is the duty of the superior courts to preserve, protect and defend the basic law against any institution or person that lays rash hands upon the ark of the Constitution. The courts must enforce fundamental rights and the federal-state division of powers.

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Grand inquest of the nation

Improving the committee system in Parliament is the key to restoring a system of check and balance.

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Acknowledging Pope Francis as an apostle of peace

We must expose attempts to justify every form of hatred in the name of religion and to condemn these attempts as idolatrous caricatures of God.

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Discretionary powers of the King

Within a narrow field, the Constitution places on the shoulders of the monarch the awesome burden of making critical decisions in his personal wisdom.

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Strengthening separation of powers

From the point of view of judicial independence, there are many objectionable features of the Judicial and Legal Services Commission’s set-up.

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Constitution – the litmus test of validity

The assertion that Islamic law takes precedence over civil legislation is not borne out by any clear examples in the past 60 years.

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Reaffirming Constitutional supremacy

A greater understanding of the Rukunegara will restore, not weaken Malaysia’s supreme law.

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Is there a tyranny-terror link?

Democracy at home is not incompatible with horrendous acts of mass violence abroad.

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Exceptions to double jeopardy protection

No persons should be imperilled by subsequent criminal prosecutions if he has already been convicted or acquitted.

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Honouring our nation’s architect and architecture

FEBRUARY 8 is the day of birth of Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj, the father of our nation and the guiding light behind the Merdeka Agreements, the Merdeka Constitu­tion and the “social contract” that is implicit in our constitutional charter.