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A Humble Submission

Lowering the voting age to 18

It's time for the Government to take steps to amend Article 119(1) of the Federal Constitution to lower the voting age.

Making Progress

Learning the ropes

I returned from the United Kingdom after a short break and my call to the Bar in October 2008. My call to the English Bar will always be memorable for two reasons. The first reason is that it happened on my father's birthday of Oct 9, and the second is that it was held in the Temple Church that was made famous by the Da Vinci Code.

Making Progress

A political awakening

In March 2008, I was a student in the United Kingdom. I was completing my Bar vocational studies in Cardiff University and like many Malaysians in Britain at that time, we were closely acquainted with the political happenings back home.

Making Progress

Elections and candidacy

As expected, Parliament will be dissolved imminently, thus paving the way for the 14th General Election.

A Humble Submission

Withdraw the ‘Anti Fake News’ bill

The Government recently tabled a bill known as the Anti Fake News bill in the Dewan Rakyat. The bill was widely criticised by the opposition, civil society groups and media organisations. They argue that if the bill becomes law, it will be used on dissenting and opposition voices.

A Humble Submission

Looking back at 2017

2017 is behind us. As we move forward in 2018, it is useful to look back at the events and issues of 2017 which has impacted the legal landscape of the country.

Making Progress

Imperilled nation states

The nation state is actually a fairly recent construct. Throughout history, our maps have always comprised of microstates, empires and city-states. For example India before independence was actually a confederation of 565 princely states and colonial territories.

A Humble Submission

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

A landmark judgment on judicial power

A Federal Court decision earlier this year has restored judicial power of the federation to the judiciary.

A Humble Submission

Knowing your rights under the Constitution

Do you know your basic rights as a citizen of Malaysia?