Upon returning from the United Kingdom two years ago, I was keen to be involved in a sport that would demand my fitness level be improved, discipline developed and endurance challenged. I have previously heard of the KL Barbarians through some mutual friends, and decided to try it out at one of their introduction sessions [...]
As a lawyer, it has long fascinated me how corporations can get away with murder. Literally. When the Macondo well blew up in April 2010, killing 11 people and polluting the Gulf of Mexico, the public screamed blue murder. Pressure was on Obama to find out “who did it” and put Them away. This sent [...]
For seven long years, Indira Gandhi has fought for judicial remedy concerning the unilateral conversion of her three children. After many ups and downs, the case went into its final round before the Federal Court on 14th and 15th November 2016. What has happened so far? Before discussing the events on 14th and 15th November, [...]
Uncovering the burkini ban in France
…an extension to offline harassment?
Yudistra Darma Dorai’s impressions of Rehman Rashid’s latest book.
Halfway while a counsel was submitting, his phone rang and the counsel quickly excused himself. The Judge didn’t seem to mind at all and spoke to the Prosecution while the counsel finished his call and put his mobile on his seat.
Wei Meng Lim-Kaaba points out three curiosities in the Deepa decision
A brief summary of the Federal Court’s decision in the recent Deepa case.
In his debut post for LoyarBurok, Surenda Ananth eviscerates the notion that the right to know is not entrenched in Malaysia’s Federal Constitution.
International human rights lawyer Wei Meng Lim-Kabaa returns to the blawg in dissecting the Court of Appeal’s recent decision on the Indira Gandhi child conversion case.
First SOSMA prosecution ends. Court acquits Yazid and Hilmi of terrorism.
Registration now at http://goo.gl/forms/brv0k9F8Mr. Within our society, many parents continue to find it difficult to discuss the changes their children will encounter as they enter into puberty. Simple examples include: a young girl’s first period, growth spurts, wet dreams, the reproductive organs and how they function….But ask any young person, and they’ll tell you that [...]
Wilson Tay defends the constitutionality of the Johor Sultan’s comments on vaping in Johor
The Federal Court’s decision in the Transgender case from Negeri Sembilan is now available.
Daniel Teoh Tzu Yong talks about the haze.
Read Aston Paiva’s full paper on Syariah in Malaysia
The Strategic Litigation Camp was held from 25 to 28 February 2015 at Thistle Hotel, Port Dickson. It was organised by the Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR), also known as Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok (PRLB) and the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative. The participants were mainly young lawyers and pupils in [...]