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Chief Justice: Dr. M. Hatta Ali, SH. MH

Hatta Ali (born 07 April 1950 in Pare-pare, South Sulawesi) is a career judge who has served in a number of District and High Courts throughout Indonesia. He graduated from Faculty of Law University of Airlangga and obtained Doctorate degree from University of Padjajaran. 

Hatta began his career as a Candidate of Public Servant in 1978 in Forestry Department, South Sulawesi, later serving as a Candidate of Judge in North Jakarta District Courts in 1982. He became a Sabang District Court judge in 1984, a District Court Chief Justice in Bitung in 1996, a District Court Chief Justice in Manado in 2000, a District Court Chief Justice in Tangerang in 2001 and joined the High Court of Appeal in Denpasar, Bali in 2003, he served as Secretary of Supreme Court Chief Justice in 2004, Director General of Judicial General Affair in 2005, Supreme Court Justice in 2007, Deputy Chief Justice for Supervision Affair of Supreme Court in 2009. Finally, he is becoming a Supreme Court Chief of Justice on 08 February 2012. Hatta Ali was elected as Chairman of the Supreme Court, replacing Harifin A. Tumpa, who will retire on 01 March 2012, receiving 28 of 54 votes. 

Hatta Ali has handled several high-profile cases, and has the following track record:

 

Controversial cases:

• Nov. 2005: Hatta, then a secretary to former Supreme Court chief justice Bagir Manan, was questioned by the Judicial Commission for alleged bribery in Bagir’s handling of the Probosutedjo scandal. He denied any wrongdoing.

• Apr. 2010: Hatta, who was a member of a panel of justices, cut the jail term of businesswoman Artalyta Suryani.

Noted achievements:

• Jan. 2003: He sentenced to death Dutch citizen Ang Kiem Sioe, 50, who had several aliases — Ance Tahir, Tommy Wijaya and Kim Ho — after finding him guilty of producing and distributing ecstasy pills between September 1999 and March 2002.

• Apr. 2009: Hatta was a member of a group of appellate justices that cleared Time magazine, published by Time Inc., of all charges in a defamation case brought forward by the family of the
late former president Soeharto
.

 

Other Supreme Court Justices:

  1. Dr. Rifyal Ka`bah, MA. 
He was born on 22 July 1950 in Batusangkar, he obtained doctorate degree from University of Indonesia in 1999, become member of Legal Expert Team of Ministry of Justice in 2001, and awarded as Professor of Islamic Law of University of YARSI in 2009. He become Supreme Court Justice in 2000 until now and also become Senate Chairman of University of YARSI.
  2. Prof. Dr. Valerine J.L.K, SH. MA. 
She was born on 27 June 1944 in Ternate, South Maluku. She graduated from Faculty of Law University of Indonesia in 1969 and obtained Master Degree in Graduate School University of Texas in 1974, she is lecturing Methods of Legal Research in University of Indonesia since 1992 and awarded as Professor of Law of University of Indonesia in 1997.
  3. H. Dirwoto, SH. 
Supreme Court Justice. He was born on 25 April 1942
  4. Dr. H. Abdurrahman, SH. MH. 
Supreme Court Justice. He was born on 28 June 1949
  5. Prof. DR. Mieke Komar, SH. MCL. 
She was born on 25 March 1942, she holds bachelor degree from Padjajaran University, master degree from Southern Methodist University, USA and doctorate degree from padjajaran university, before becoming Supreme Court Justice she was lecturing in Padjajaran University
  6. Mansur Kartayasa, SH. MH. 
Supreme Court Justice. He was born on 6 July 1942
  7. Prof. Rehngena Purba, SH. MS. 
Supreme Court Justice. He was born on 25 November 1942
  8. Prof. Dr. H. M. Hakim Nyak Pha, SH. DEA. 
Supreme Court Justice
  9. Prof. Dr. H. Ahmad Sukardja, SH. 
Supreme Court Justice
  10. Prof. Dr. H. Abdul Manan, SH. S.IP. M.Hum. 
Supreme Court Justice
  11. Drs. H. Habiburrahman, M.Hum. 
Supreme Court Justice
  12. Drs. H. Hamdan, SH. MH. 
Supreme Court Justice
  13. Timur P. Manurung, SH. MM. 
Chief Junior Justice for Supervision Affairs of the Supreme Court
  14. H. Muhammad Taufik, SH. 
Supreme Court Justice
  15. H. R. Imam Harjadi, SH. 
Supreme Court Justice
  16. I Made Tara, SH. 
Supreme Court Justice
  17. H. Imam Soebechi, SH. MH. 
Supreme Court Justice
  18. Marina Sidabutar, SH. MH. 
Supreme Court Justice
  19. Prof. Dr. Komariah E. Sapardjaja, SH. 
She was born on 31 July 1943, he holds bachelor degree, master degree and doctorate degree from Padjajaran University, before becoming Supreme Court of Justice, she was lecturing law in Padjajaran University
  20. Drs. H. Mukhtar Zamzami, SH., MH. 
He was born on 11 September 1948 in Palembang, he holds doctorate degree from Padjajaran University, before becoming Supreme Court of Justice, he was Chief Justice of Palembang Religious High Court
  21. H. M. Zaharuddin Utama, SH. 
Before becoming Supreme Court Justice he was, Chief Justice of Tanjung Karang High Court
  22. Dr. H. Mohammad Saleh, SH. MH.
Before becoming Chief Junior Justice for Special Civil Affair of the Supreme Court he was, Deputy Chief Justice of Tanjung Karang District Court
  23. Prof. Dr. Abdul Gani Abdullah, SH. 
He was born on 17 August 1946 in Bima, before becoming Supreme Court Justice he was Chairman of BPHN
  24. Prof. DR. Andi Abu Ayyub 
He was born on 14 July 1952 in Maros, he holds bachelor degree from University of Hasanuddin, master and doctorate degree from University of Airlangga, before becoming Supreme Court Justice in 2008, he was Lecturer in Hasanuddin University
  25. Suwardi, SH., MH.
He was born on 19 May 1947 in Purwasari Metro, he holds bachelor degree from Lampung University, before becoming Chief Junior Justice for Civil Affair of the Supreme Court he was Deputy Chief Justice of Jakarta High Court
  26. Prof. DR. Takdir Rahmadi, SH., LLM
He was born on 30 May 1954 in Tebing Tinggi, he holds bachelor degree from Andalas University, master degree from Dalhousie University, Canada and doctorate degree from Airlangga University, before becoming Supreme Court Justice in 2008, he is lecturing in several university such as Andalas University, USU Medan, UNES Padang.
  27. Syamsul Ma`arif SH., LLM., Ph.D 
He was born on 26 September 1957 in Mojokerto, he holds Master and Doctorate degree from University of McGill, before becoming Supreme Court Justice in 2008, he was Chairman of KPPU
  28. Djafni Djaman, SH 
He was born on 3 November 1945 in Padang,he holds Bachelor degree from Andalas University, before becoming Supreme Court Justice in 2008, he was Deputy Chief Justice of Padang High Court
  29. H. Mahdi Soroinda Nasution, SH.Mhum 
He was born on 24 March 1949 in South Tapanuli, he holds bachelor degree from University of Indonesia and master degree from University of Gajah Mada, before becoming Supreme Court Justice in 2008, he is Justice on Pekanbaru Riau High Court
  30. Dr. Salman Luthan, SH.,MH 
Before becoming Supreme Court Justice in 2009, he was lecturing law in Indonesia Islamic University
  31. Soltoni Mohdally, SH.,MH 
before becoming Supreme Court Justice in 2009, he was Chief Justice in Banjarmasin High Court
  32. H. Yulius, SH.,MH 
before becoming Supreme Court Justice he was Justice in Jakarta Administrative High Court
  33. Dr. H. Supandi, SH.,M.Hum 
He was born on 17 September 1952, he holds Bachelor and Master Degree from University of North Sumatra, before becoming Supreme Court Justice he was Justice in Jakarta Administrative High Court
  34. Prof. Dr. Surya Jaya, SH.,M.Hum 
before becoming Supreme Court Justice in 2009, he was Ad Hoc Justice in Jakarta High Court
  35. H. Achmad Yamanie, SH.,MH 
He was born on 8 March 1945 in Birayang, he holds Master Degree from STIH IBLAM, before becoming Supreme Court Justice in 2009 he was Deputy Chief Justice of Banjarmasin High Court
  36. Suhadi,SH.,MH 
He was born 19 September 1953, before becoming Supreme Court Justice in 2011, he was Clerk of Supreme Court
  37. Prof. DR. Topane Gayus Lumbuun, SH., MH 
He was born on 19 January 1948, before becoming Supreme Court Justice in 2011, he was member of House Representative for Period of 2009-2014
  38. DR. Nurul Elmiyah, SH., MH 
She was born on 11 November 1956 in Jatirogo, before becoming Supreme Court Justice in 2011, she was Assessor on National Accreditation Board of College
  39. DR. H. Andi Samsan Nganro, SH., MH
He was born on 2 January 1953, in Sengkang, before becoming Supreme Court Justice in 2011, he was Chief Justice of Samarinda High Court
  40. DR. Drs. H. Dudu Duswara Machmudin SH., M.Hum 
He was born on 25 January 1951 in Tasikmalaya, before becoming Supreme Court Justice in 20011, he was Ad hoc Judge of Corruption Court
  41. DR. H.M Hary Djatmiko, SH., MS 
He was born on 25 March 1951 in Malang, before becoming Supreme Court Justice in 2011, he was Judge of Tax Court
  42. Dr. H. Artidjo Alkotsar, SH., LLM. 
He was born on 22 May 1948 and now serves as Chief Junior Justice Criminal Affairs of the Supreme Court
  43. Drs. H. Andi Syamsu Alam, SH., MH. 
He was born on 1 February 1945. He holds master and doctorate degree from Indonesia Moslem University and now serves as Chief Junior Justice for Religious Affair of Supreme Court
  44. H.M. Imron Anwari, SH. SpN. MH. 
He was Military Judges and now serves as Chief Junior Justice for Military Affair of Supreme Court
  45. Widyatno Sastro Hardjono, SH. MSC. 
He experts in tax law and now serve as Deputy Chief Justice for Development Affair of Supreme Court
  46. Abdul Kadir Mappong, SH 
Now he serves as Deputy Chief Justice for Judicial Affair of Supreme Court
  47. Drs. H. Ahmad Kamil, SH., M.Hum. 
Now he serves as Deputy Chief Justice for Non-Judicial Affair of Supreme Court
  48. Prof. Dr. Paulus Effendi Lotulung, SH. 
He holds bachelor degree from Airlangga University, master and doctorate degree from University of Sorbonne Paris and now he serves as Chief Junior Justice for state administrative Affairs of Supreme Court
  49. Djoko Sarwoko 
Chief Junior Justice for Special Crimes 

 

 

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