Malaysian Legal System, 2nd Edition
The ‘Malaysian Legal System’ book, which consists of thirty six chapters, traces the various sources of the legal system in this country, before and during the British ‘invasion’ into the Straits Settlements, Malay States and Borneo States. It also encompasses inter alia, the sources of Malaysian law, Parliamentary process of law making, judicial doctrine of stare decisis at common law and Syariah, interpretation and construction of statutes, administration of justice and the Legal Profession of the Civil and Syariah system. The potential impact of artificial intelligence technologies on legal profession, the transformation of the legal education in the era of Fourth Industry Revolution (IR4.0) and a common evaluation system for law graduates admission into the legal profession are also featured in this book. Further, the book encompasses a step-by-step guideline on how to conduct an effective legal research with an introduction to the citation of cases, statutes, books, journal articles and electronic sources, among others. All in all, this book is an excellent source of reference as it is an all-embracing manuscript on the Malaysian Legal System contributed by writers who are experts in their respective fields of interest.
Ashgar Ali Ali Mohamed