KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): The Malaysian Bar has called on Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to step down after admitting that several Members of Parliament (MPs) from the governing coalition had withdrawn their support for him, casting doubt on whether he still commanded the support of the majority of the Dewan Rakyat.
Federal Court defers ruling on Shafee's defamation appeal against Malaysian Bar, Tommy Thomas and former judge VC George
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 6): The Federal Court has reserved judgement in senior lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah's (pictured) appeal over the dismissal of his defamation lawsuit against the Malaysian Bar and two others relating to his conduct as deputy public prosecutor in Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's Sodomy II case.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 16): The Malaysian Bar has joined the list of parties who have made urgent calls for the government to reconvene parliament.
Reduced quarantine period for Ministers violates citizen’s ‘constitutional right of equality’ — Malaysian Bar
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 9): The Malaysian Bar said the Government order exempting Cabinet Ministers returning from overseas official visits from the need to undergo a 10-day quarantine is a violation of the people’s “constitutional right of equality under the law”.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 26): The Malaysian Bar has hailed the Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s decision not to proclaim an emergency.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Malaysian Bar president Salim Bashir today cautions that the government's move to arrest and charge Movement Control Order (MCO) violators to seek heavier sentences would lead to more people being incarcerated.
Don't remand MCO offenders unless for serious offences to curb COVID-19 spread in prisons, among frontliners, suggests lawyer
KUALA LUMPUR (March 30): A senior criminal lawyer has suggested that the authorities not remand those caught flouting the movement control order (MCO), unless they are seriously violating the law, to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in jails and prisons.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 16): The Malaysian Bar has called on the federal government to institute a lockdown of the nation due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases.
PUTRAJAYA (Jan 10): Chief Justice of Malaya Tan Sri Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat wants the judiciary, the Malaysian Bar and the Attorney General's Chambers (AGC) to work together to strengthen judicial independence.