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Malaysia’s First Faculty of Law Turns 50

Dato’ Assoc Prof Dr Johan Shamsuddin Hj Sabaruddin, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Universiti Malaya | Firdaus Husni, Chief Human Rights Strategist, Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights

20-Apr-22 14:00

Malaysia’s First Faculty of Law Turns 50

50 years ago, on the 21st of April 1972, Universiti Malaya established its Faculty of Law, the first in Malaysia’s history, and thus beginning the development of legal education in the country. Fast forward 50 years later, how much has legal education - and the profession - changed in Malaysia? Here to mark this occasion are Dato’ Assoc Prof Dr Johan Shamsuddin Hj Sabaruddin, Dean of the Faculty of Law at Universiti Malaya and an alumni of the faculty, Firdaus Husni, who is now the Chief Human Rights Strategist MCCHR. 


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Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Lim Sue Ann


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