JUDGES OF THE KUALA LUMPUR WAR CRIMES TRIBUNAL
Tan Sri Dato Lamin bin Haji Mohd Yunus (76)
Tan Sri Dato Lamin bin Haji Mohd Yunus has had a long and distinguished career in the Malaysian legal system. He served as Judge of the High Court of Malaya and was the first President of the Malaysian Court of Appeal. In 2005, Tan Sri Lamin was appointed an ad litem judge of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Republic of Yugoslavia (ICTY) for two terms. The ICTY, located in The Hague, was established to prosecute those responsible for human rights violations in the former Yugoslavia.
Tunku Sofiah Jewa (70)
Tunku Sofiah Jewa was called to the English Bar at the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in 1970. She graduated from the University of Miami with the LLM in 1973 and the PhD in 1976. Her areas of specialization for the doctoral degree were International Law, Ocean Law and International Relations. She taught Public International Law at the University of Malaya before venturing into private practice. She is the author of “Public International Law – a Malaysian Perspective” and “The Third World and International Law”.
Prof Salleh Buang (70)
Prof Salleh Buang, a Barrister-at-law from Lincoln’s Inn, England, formerly served as a Federal Counsel in the Advisory and International Law Division of the Attorney-General’s Chambers in Kuala Lumpur before he left for private legal practice, the corporate sector and finally academia. In 1972, he was trained under a post-graduate UN fellowship at the International Court of Justice at the Hague Netherlands. Currently a Visiting Professor at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, he is a full-time consultant, author and columnist.
Mr Alfred L Webre (69)
Alfred Lambremont Webre, JD, MEd, is a graduate of Yale University and Yale Law School in international law, and was a Yale Law School National Scholar. Alfred was a Fulbright Scholar (Uruguay) in international economic integration. He has taught taxation at Yale University (Economics Department) and civil liberties at the University of Texas (Government Department). He was a general counsel to the New York City Environmental Protection Administration, and a United Nations NGO delegate. He is co-author of the Space Preservation Treaty banning weapons and warfare in space, and is author of Exopolitics: Politics, Government and Law in the Universe.
Datuk Mohd Saari bin Yusoff
A barrister-at-law Inner Temple, London, graduated in September 1969. Joined the judicial service as Magistrate and Registrar of High Court from 1970 until 1974. Served as Federal Counsel in Attorney General’s Chambers and in Ministry from 1975 until late 1980. Served as President Session Court Alor Setar, Kedah from 1980 until late 1982. Served as State Legal Advisor Penang from 1982 until late 1988. Served as Judge-Advocate-General in Ministry of Defence in 1988 for over a year. Elevated to the bench as Judicial Commissioner in 1990 followed by elevation as High Court Judge in 1992. Elevated as judge of Court of Appeal in 2000. Retired in June 2003.
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