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Gobbledegook and regurgitation galore in the 2 written judgments of the Court of Appeal in Zambry v Nizar

Prologue I shall start with an aside on the dictionary definition of the two words which feature in the title of this article. Gobbledegook means unintelligible language. Regurgitate means repeat information without understanding it. Regurgitation is the noun.

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CoA’s Outline of Reasons in DSAI v PP (s418A Transfer Issue)

The Outline of Reasons delivered by the Court of Appeal on July 2, 2009 is here. The Court held inter alia: I. On the issue of legitimate expectation that the AG would not in any way partake in the prosecution of DSAI:

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Perak Constitutional Crisis: Wake Up and Smell the Carcass

Perak Constitutional Crisis: Wake Up and Smell the Carcass

Encik Amer Hamzah Arshad ruminates on whether a court can stay a declaratory order and considers Zambry’s nudity.

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Do take the trouble to understand before you find fault with the judges of the Court of Appeal

Before you go about judging the judges of the Court of Appeal on their five minute oral decision which they handed down on Friday, May 22, 2009, please bear in mind the wise words of the most liberal of American judges, judge Learned Hand who once wrote – The Spirit of Liberty, p 110: … […]

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Dear Judge Dato’ Abdul Aziz Rahim,

Like most, I have been following the whole debacle in the state of Perak and when I first learned that you’ll be hearing the case, I quickly asked around whether you were a “goodie” or a “baddie”. Those were my specific words. No one could tell me anything, so I made the conclusion that you […]

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