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Editorial: Judging the judges

  • The Jakarta Post

| Fri, December 14 2012 | 07:31 am

PREMIUM The dishonorable dismissal of Supreme Court justice Ahmad Yamani on Tuesday for commuting the jail sentence of a drug dealer deserves plaudits, but it will neither repair the damage done nor restore public faith in the judiciary power if no measures to ensure transparency and accountability within the highest judicial institution follow.

The punishment handed down on Yamani, not to mention ...