Stqarrija rigward il-ftuħ ta’ inkjesta pubblika

  • GhSL Malta
  • 16/07/2023
  • 3 min read

Il-Prim Ministru m’għandux obbligu legali biex jiftaħ inkjesta pubblika. Iżda madanakollu, l-Istat għandu obbligu legali li jipproteġi u jippreserva l-ħajja u d-dinjità umana. In-numru eċċessiv ta’ mwiet fuq siti ta’ kostruzzjoni jagħti lill-Għaqda Studenti tal-Liġi x’tifhem illi l-Istat qiegħed jonqos minn dan l-obbligu li jipproteġi. L-Istat huwa obbligat illi jieħu kull pass meħtieġ biex jassigura […]

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Yesterday, on the 13th of July 2023, MaltaToday published an interview held with the Prime Minister, where it was indicated that GħSL had filed a complaint with the Commissioner for Standards in Public Life. This complaint was filed on the 22nd of February 2023, and is currently under investigation by the Commissioner. While we did […]

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GħSL refers to a statement written on the 10th of March 2023 wherein it was stated that: “GħSL unequivocally condemns any attempt to compromise or manipulate the judiciary’s independence. It is deeply concerning that the Prime Minister’s comments appear to undermine the autonomy of the judiciary by seeking to shift public sentiment against the Courts […]

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GħSL condemns any attempt to intimidate or hinder the ability of any advocate from conducting their work in representing their client. We agree wholeheartedly with the statement issued by the Chamber of Advocates earlier today on this matter. Advocates are crucial in maintaining the rule of law, making sure that everyone has access to legal […]

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Judicial Review Act | An GħSL Policy Paper

  • GhSL Malta
  • 05/04/2023
  • 1 min read

GħSL is proud to Launch a Judicial Review Bill and an accompanying policy paper with the title of ‘Judicial Review Act- A Proposed Bill to Reform a Fragmented and Improper Law.’ During the past term, GħSL has worked with esteemed academics of Public Law, to come up with a functional bill amending the law on […]

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Annual General Meeting 2023

  • GhSL Malta
  • 04/04/2023
  • 2 min read

The GħSL Annual General Meeting shall be held on the 27th of April 2023 at 18:00pm, wherein all Executive Board members shall recount their experience as forming part of the team, as well as providing an outline of the events organised by them along the past academic year. The Agenda for the Annual General Meeting […]

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Press Release: 10th March 2023.GħSL unequivocally condemns any attempt to compromise or manipulate the judiciary’s independence. It is deeply concerning that the Prime Minister’s comments appear to undermine the autonomy of the judiciary by seeking to shift public sentiment against the Courts and particular members of the judiciary, knowing that members of the judiciary have […]

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Għaqda Studenti tal-Liġi, in reference to what was reported in the news regarding the Prime Minister’s statement yesterday 29th January, is disappointed. It should not be the case that members of the judiciary are in personal contact with the executive on any matter affecting or relating to the performance of their duties. This goes against […]

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Four New Magistrates Appointed

  • GhSL Malta
  • 26/01/2023
  • 1 min read

Għaqda Studenti tal-Liġi is happy to hear of the appointment of four new magistrates, namely Dr Kevan Azzopardi, Dr Gianella Camilleri Busuttil, Dr Abigail Critien, and Dr Joseph Gatt. Following a public call late last year, 26 people applied, with 12 persons being recommended by the Judicial Appointments Committee. Following this appointment, the judiciary will […]

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The proposed amendment to the mechanism of appointment of Commissioner for Standards in Public Life reduces public trust within this office by politicising the appointment mechanism of the Commissioner. This proposed amendment states that when a resolution for the appointment is not supported by a two-thirds majority of the House on two votes, the third […]

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