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Author: A VIJAYALAKSHMI VENUGOPAL has been teaching law for 14 years. The present textbook and casebook are the result of research she conducted over a period of 12 years, which led to a PhD in law (UKM). She has written an earlier book and has published numerous legal articles in local law journals. Vijaya has been admitted to the Malaysian Bar as an Advocate and Solicitor

This textbook and its companion casebook are the first and only books available in Malaysia that contain a comprehensive review of all local contempt cases to draw out the legal principles governing the law of contempt across non-Syariah and Syariah courts in Malaysia. The textbook includes additionally a comprehensive review of all legislation containing contempt-related provisions in Malaysia.

Key Features & Benefits

Comprehensive review of authorities to draw out legal principles
Legal principles discussed under different categories and sub-categories of contempt
Enables quick discovery of applicable and relevant case authorities dealing with specific contempt issue in question
Helps reader to easily navigate the diverse forms of contempt
Textbook includes review of multiple statutes and wide range of cases to draw out legal principles
Contempt-related provisions from over 50 legislations considered
More than 100 cases on contempt considered
Pulls together a full range of reported contempt cases in Malaysia
More than 250 cases on contempt considered and meticulously indexed in casebook
Covers contempt cases in non-Syariah and Syariah courts