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Karpal Singh left his mark on Malaysian law, say legal experts

In a legal career spanning almost half a century, the late Karpal Singh contributed immensely to the development of Malaysian criminal and civil law with nearly 600 citations in the Malaysian Law Journal, say fellow legal minds. They told The Malaysian Insider that the prominent legal eagle, who died in a road accident... Read More

A woman cries as the late Karpal Singh

A woman cries as the late Karpal Singh's body arrives at his house in Utama Road in Penang. After a lifetime of service to the country, the Penang government will acknowledge Karpal Singh's contributions by giving him a funeral with state honours. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Hasnoor Hussain, April 18, 2014.

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