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Shanmuga K sometimes sees a purple banana emerging in his sub-conscious. An article seems to then be magically written. He is @shanmuga_k on Twitter. When he does not see those purple bananas, he practices as a lawyer at www.kanesalingam.com
Bar Council’s CPD proposals flawed

Bar Council’s CPD proposals flawed

Shanmuga K says no to mandatory CPD. Carrot more than stick.

Federal Court’s Decision in Viran v Deepa

Federal Court’s Decision in Viran v Deepa

A brief summary of the Federal Court’s decision in the recent Deepa case.

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Constitutionality of the Attorney General’s Removal

Constitutionality of the Attorney General’s Removal

All becomes clear when one delves into a bit of constitutional history.

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Curious decisions in Indira & Deepa

Curious decisions in Indira & Deepa

The net effect of the judgments in the two cases explained.

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Judicial Review 101: How To Sue The Government

Judicial Review 101: How To Sue The Government

The basic legal principles when challenging the decision of a public authority.

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Malaysian Bar Wins Case Against DBKL

Malaysian Bar Wins Case Against DBKL

Some banners, one Bon and Human Rights Day 2007

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A New Attorney General

A New Attorney General

Appoint a well respected member of the Bar as the new AG

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When Must Parliament Be Summoned Again

When Must Parliament Be Summoned Again

Is it 6 months or 120 days, from dissolution or from GE13 date?

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Term Limits For Bar Council Members

Term Limits For Bar Council Members

Another classic piece of LoyarBurokkery – young punks seek to shake up the old guard.

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Get To Know The Candidates In Bar Elections

Get To Know The Candidates In Bar Elections

A plea not to just vote in the same old faces.

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Should this “rapist” really go to jail?

Should this “rapist” really go to jail?

A different perspective on the “rapist bowler” case.

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SIS Book Ban – Court of Appeal decision

SIS Book Ban – Court of Appeal decision

Court of Appeal judgment upholding decision to overturn ban on Sisters in Islam Book.

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Court Rules and Transitions

Court Rules and Transitions

Yawn. Talking about civil procedure changes.

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CPD for the Bar: Yes, No, or Maybe?

CPD for the Bar: Yes, No, or Maybe?

Should lawyers support the Bar Council’s #BCCPD resolution this Saturday?

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UKM4: Court of Appeal Judgment

UKM4: Court of Appeal Judgment

Read all three judgments of the Court of Appeal for the UKM4.

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“Peruntukan” challenge: Court can’t question government

“Peruntukan” challenge: Court can’t question government

Discriminatory government spending seems to be nonjusticiable!

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Rebel With a Cause: Moving the Call of Farhan Afiq

Rebel With a Cause: Moving the Call of Farhan Afiq

Shanmuga K tries to match Fahri Azzat’s oratorical skills in moving a call.

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Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields: Take Action

Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields: Take Action

A plea to take action against the war criminals who still wield an iron fist in Sri Lanka, hiding the horrific extermination of thousands of Tamils during the country’s long civil war.

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UPDATED: Touting & Lawyers — Is The Bar Council Making Things Up?

UPDATED: Touting & Lawyers — Is The Bar Council Making Things Up?

Malaysian lawyers are restricted enough already. An angry, big, bald, Indian man in San Francisco wonders why the Bar Council of Malaysia is giving wrong advice to lawyers, and creating new restrictions out of thin air?

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Litigation Lawyer Wish List

Litigation Lawyer Wish List

In this 3rd instalment of LoyarBurokking for the Bar, some modest requests are made which ought not be too difficult to fulfil. If sorted out, practising law as a litigation lawyer may be a little bit more comfortable.

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