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A Humble Submission 31 Oct 2016 | 2:17 AM

Characteristics of the Rule of Law

We often come across the phrase ‘the rule of law’ these days. But what does the ‘rule of law’ actually mean?

A Humble Submission 01 Jun 2015 | 9:33 AM

One law to rule them all

The Federal Constitution is the highest law of the land. And any law inconsistent with it are considered void to the extent of the inconsistency.

A Humble Submission 01 Dec 2014 | 7:47 AM

Magna Carta: The Rule of Law's foundation

The legacy of the Magna Carta outlasted those who entered into it. And its effect was felt long after those who were party to it were gone. It became an important document in common law countries throughout the world.

A Humble Submission 28 Dec 2015 | 2:25 AM

2015: The year of laws against the Rule of Law

Three controversial legislations passed by Parliament in 2015.

A Humble Submission 10 Feb 2014 | 12:45 PM

Equal protection of the law?

Rights and freedoms must be upheld by the State.

A Humble Submission 17 Oct 2017 | 5:06 AM

Empowering people through law

The 14th General Election will soon be upon us. In less than a year, we will experience what is probably going to be the most important polls in our country's history. There is now so much focus on it today that we can barely see beyond it.

A Humble Submission 15 Dec 2014 | 7:49 AM

Of citizenship and constitutional awareness

Our understanding of the Federal Constitution is very low. Even public personalities have issued statements that are wrong in law.

A Humble Submission 06 Apr 2015 | 8:27 AM

Of prevention of terror and due process

Due process and the Rule of Law should not be abandoned in efforts to combat terrorism.

A Humble Submission 06 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

The Constitution stands supreme

The special position of Islam as the religion of the State is clear, but laws do not have to be passed in conformity with Islamic law to be valid.

A Humble Submission 03 Nov 2014 | 7:35 AM

Why judicial independence matters

The independence and integrity of the judiciary is of the utmost importance to ensure the rule of law is preserved and to protect fundamental liberties.