Landmark #20: Additional Judges
Associate Professor Azmi Sharom, Faculty of Law, Universiti Malaya
Why were the appointments of Chief Justice Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Md Raus Sharif and President of the Court of Appeal Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin as additional judges considered unconstitutional by the Malaysian Bar? We get Universiti Malaya law professor Dr Azmi Sharom to explain what the controversy is about, how it would affect ordinary Malaysians, and the role of the Chief Justice.
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