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Overcrowded Calendar?

If the higher courts can find time to consider the complaints of lawyer Shafee, as they are reported in the Press to have done, then surely time can be found to hear the appeal of mega crook Najib against his conviction?

Failure to do that can only leave an impression that there is political interference in the judicial process; something which the Judiciary are surely anxious to avoid.

If there is some specific problem with hearing that case it would be in the interest of the judicial system to offer the appropriate public explanation. Otherwise the appeal should be heard without any more delay.

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