Practising the law without fear or favour

KUALA LUMPUR • It has been said that the true measure of man is where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Malaysia's new Attorney-General Tommy Thomas finds himself in the hot seat, and if his brave stance on a thorny issue four years ago is any guide, he appears well-equipped for the task.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 10, 2018, with the headline 'Practising the law without fear or favour'. Print Edition | Subscribe