Sultans in Wonderland

PRECIOUS IN A GLASS HOUSES It is easy and indeed very rich of the Sultan of Johor to preach the virtues of competence and the avoidance of ‘racist’ references in politics to politicians from the relative safety of his lofty, highly protected and dictatorial perch. His Highness’s Sultanate, the beneficiary of the largess of many … Continue reading

Judicial wisdom, independence and Judge Mohamed Hishamudin Mhd Yunus

wi “The truth is, that, even with the most secure tenure of office, during good behavior, the danger is not, that the judges will be too firm in resisting public opinion, and in defence of private rights or public liberties; but, that they will be ready to yield themselves to the passions, and politics, and … Continue reading

SD’S & THE SIDDHU FACTOR

PRIVILEGE -AMRICK SINGH SIDDHU & THE TRUTH Whilst there is an element of truth to what Eric Paulsen (Lawyers for Liberty) suggests about protecting lawyer-client privilege his definition of privilege is misinformed, fanciful and incomplete. His definition of privilege appears to be dictated by convenience and political expediency rather than by fact. Privilege, whether it … Continue reading