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Nation 27 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

AG dismisses ‘failure to advise Rulers’

PETALING JAYA: Attorney-General Tommy Thomas has brushed aside talk that he failed to advise the Conference of Rulers on the need to commit to the Rome Statute.

Nation 26 Apr 2019 | 7:49 AM

Two of four academicians who advised Rulers turn down invites to forum on Rome Statute

PETALING JAYA: Two of the four academics who purportedly advised the Rulers to reject the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have turned down an offer to attend a forum on the matter in Universiti Malaya on Saturday (April 27).

Nation 26 Apr 2019 | 3:31 AM

AG Thomas denies he failed to convince Rulers on Rome Statute

KUALA LUMPUR: Attorney-General Tommy Thomas has denied allegations that he failed to advise the Conference of Rulers on the need to commit to the Rome Statute.

Nation 22 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

‘Push for a new deal with the govt'

KOTA KINABALU: It would be better for Sabah leaders to push for a new deal pinpointing what they want, rather than pursuing an amendment that they claimed would ensure equal partnership.

Nation 11 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

Law experts: Sultan has no absolute discretion under state constitution

PETALING JAYA: Under the Johor state constitution, the Sultan of Johor can only appoint a mentri besar of his choice when there is a hung state assembly or a deadlock, based on rational grounds, say constitution experts.

Nation 06 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

Expert: Those with ill intentions will fear treaty

PETALING JAYA: The argument that the Rome Statute would affect the immunity and sovereignty of the Malay Rulers and the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong is baseless, says Emeritus Professor Datuk Dr Shad Saleem Faruqi.

Nation 24 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Experts: ‘Social contract’ never in the Constitution

PETALING JAYA: The term “social contract” does not appear in the Federal Constitution and its misuse by some in society is worrying, say experts.

Nation 21 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Rule of law, not rule by law, says Malanjum

KUALA LUMPUR: Judges should always remember that the basic foundation of the Federal Consti­tution is “the rule of law” and not “rule by law,” said Tan Sri Richard Malanjum.

Nation 20 Mar 2019 | 12:55 PM

The million-dollar question: Will Richard Malanjum stay on as CJ?

PETALING JAYA: Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, due to retire on April 12, has avoided the question on whether he will stay on in the role.

Nation 16 Feb 2019 | 12:00 AM

Loud calls for RCI probe

PETALING JAYA: Calls are growing louder for a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to investigate the stunning revelations of a judge of “judicial rowdyism” in Malaysian courts.