Remove PM's role in appointment and elevation of judges
The constitution and the Judicial Appointments Commission Act 2009 must be amended to remove the prime minister's role in this regard.
Govt to look into increasing High Court judge posts for Sabah, Sarawak
Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim says this is in light of a rise in the number of cases in these states.
'Walk the talk': Lawyers group tells Anwar to remove PM's power in judges' appointments
Lawyers for Liberty welcomes a call by the Conference of Rulers on the PM's power to appoint JAC members, but says this can only be effective through a constitutional amendment.
Malay rulers propose PM stay out of judges appointment body
They say a more balanced membership is needed so that appointments are not biased.
Chief justice repeats call by Perak ruler for judges to be free from influence
Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat says both judiciary and alternative dispute resolution systems should strive to provide reasoned decisions while deciding cases independently, fairly and without fear or favour.
GLC chiefs, judges required to declare assets to MACC
The MACC mechanism for the declaration of assets by members of the administration, MPs and senators will also be strengthened 'to enhance the credibility and integrity of the government administration'.
Judges must be faithful to the Federal Constitution, chief justice says
Tengku Maimun Tun Mat speaks of former lord president Mohamed Salleh Abas and his fight to preserve the independence of the judiciary.
No privileges, exceptions in Islamic justice, says Agong
Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah also says that the power to punish and pardon should not be used arbitrarily as there will be an accounting for this in the afterlife.
Transparent judgment reflects credible justice system, says Perak sultan
Sultan Nazrin Shah says there should be no doubt, and that judges must be free from influence and pressure.
UK judges to withdraw from Hong Kong’s top court
The UK Supreme Court says its two judges currently sitting on the Hong Kong court in two of 12 overseas non-permanent positions have resigned with immediate effect.