LawMed 2017: Volleyball (Men's)

LawMed 2017: Volleyball (Men’s)

One thing I remember being told countless times by many different volleyball enthusiasts is that volleyball is a rather mechanical sport. One guy gets the ball in control (the dig), the next guy pushes into the air (the set) and the last guy tries to slam it into the opponent’s...
LawMed 2017: Basketball (Women's)

LawMed 2017: Basketball (Women’s)

Once upon a time, I naively thought that basketball meant “ooh, assault” and “ooh, battery”. I stand corrected (as my Learned Friend whispered to me as I was wincing at a spectacular fall of one of the players, “You know that there’s a reason why we don’t get basketball match...
LawMed 2017: Floorball (Men)

LawMed 2017: Floorball (Men)

TLDR WE WERE 1st RUNNER UP.   In the wee hours of Sunday morning, a group of young men woke up and eagerly grabbed their sticks to make their way down for the Law-Med floorball match. (With the exception of Ryan Ong who had no respect for the reporting time...
LawMed 2017: Tchoukball

LawMed 2017: Tchoukball

As of time of writing, I have become possibly the only person in the history of NUS Law to have ever attended two consecutive Tchoukball competitions. In light of this revelation, I hereby declare that I have become, consequently, the number one fan of Tchoukball in the Faculty of Law,...
LawMed 2017: Contract Bridge

LawMed 2017: Contract Bridge

Last year at the Inter-Faculty Games, Team Law fought tooth and nail in an arduous battle that spanned two long days. Victory was at hand, but Team Law narrowly missed a shot at the finals after Medicine squeezed a 1.8-point lead that dashed the hopes and dreams of Team Captain...
LawMed 2017: Foosball

LawMed 2017: Foosball

tl;dr law won 6-1. This year’s LawMed foosball was almost as scintillating as the men’s football game in which our young lads led by Athletics Director Josiah Tham beat Medicine 1-0 the day before. In fact, it was probably more exciting. It was non-stop excitement the entire afternoon at BTC...
LawMed 2017: Soccer (Men)

LawMed 2017: Soccer (Men)

The next twist in the footballing rivalry between our two esteemed faculties took place on the afternoon of the 11th of February 2017. Having played to a 0-0 stalemate in our previous encounter at Inter-Faculty Games 2016 before watching Medicine eventually go on to lift the trophy, this was the...
LawMed 2017: Badminton

LawMed 2017: Badminton

  Here’s how Badminton at LawMed 2016 went down: The first thing Kyle (Y3), the team captain, told me was that about half the proper Law badminton team was gone, and amongst them were our best players. Could team Law overcome this disastrous setback to pull an upset victory? After...
Law IV 2017: An Interview with the Production Heads

Law IV 2017: An Interview with the Production Heads

Stepping into the Auditorium at 6.30 pm on a Friday evening was like changing trains at City Hall — people were criss-crossing in various directions, either in deep conversation with fellow actors or engrossed in checking messages on their phones after finishing rehearsals for their specific parts. With less than...
Atlas Coffeehouse Review

Atlas Coffeehouse Review

Atlas Coffeehouse Review When I first heard that Assembly Coffee closed earlier last year, I was upset as it was one of my favourite cafés. I miss it fondly for its unassuming and rustic atmosphere, its savoury coffee and famous waffles – I am sure many people can sympathise. Fortunately...
B.A. Mallal Moots 2016

B.A. Mallal Moots 2016

It’s that time of the year for awesome reception food the intellectually-stimulating Mallal Moot Finals! Two months of intensive preparation ultimately boiled down to an exciting stand-off on the evening of 14th September, where our four finalists duelled to win this prestigious competition. A little background information: Proudly sponsored by...
The Ling Brothers on TC Applications: Part II

The Ling Brothers on TC Applications: Part II

As mentioned by my bro, this post is aimed at those (esp Y4) looking to non-law careers.   Despite official denials, many of you are finding it tough to secure a TC. “Pursue other career choices!” they say, and expect you to go job-hunting in the open market with very...
The Ling Brothers on TC Applications: Part I

The Ling Brothers on TC Applications: Part I

It’s that time of the year, where year 3 (and some year 4) seniors are anxiously going for their TC interviews. For many of you, it may be your first job interview. I’ve been asked separately by quite a few of my batchmates for interview tips, so I thought I’d...
[Dialawgues] Not Just A Coffee-Making Uncle

[Dialawgues] Not Just A Coffee-Making Uncle

You’ve read some stories about the non-academic staff in law school – Remember Auntie Saddiah from the NUS Co-op @ BTC, who’s always game for a little chat with us students? Remember our former Summit chef Suresh Krishnan the ‘Briyani man’, and Auntie Tara who works relentlessly behind the scenes so our classrooms are...
Law IV 2016: Built To Order

Law IV 2016: Built To Order

Cast & Crew. Photo Credit: Leung Liwen On the weekend just before Recess Week, the year 4s put up their long-awaited musical production, Built to Order, with three shows over as many days (spanning the 19th, 20th, and 21st of February 2016). The shows were sold clean out for all...
The 7 Best Instagram Spots At BTC

The 7 Best Instagram Spots At BTC

Many would contend that the pursuit of #instafame and #feedgoals is a highly noble one. As seen from the sacrifices of Instagram Husbands (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFzKi-o4rHw), being a star on Instagram is pretty much a full-time job. Not everyone can do it, and pulling it off is not just any small achievement....
Law School Food Guide [Part 2]

Law School Food Guide [Part 2]

Law School Food Guide [Part 2]   “Ça plane pour moi!” (Plastic Bertrand, 1977)   I hope all is well with you —  allez hop, it’s time to explore the Continent, and maybe bring your señor/señorita mas fina out for a day.     La Nonna Address: 26 Lorong Mambong,...
How To Get Your Training Contract (A Pro’s Guide)

How To Get Your Training Contract (A Pro’s Guide)

Last Friday, 50 students gathered to “Parley with the Pros” in a panel and networking session with current practicing lawyers. The session was pretty light-hearted as all 6 panelists had entered practice not that long ago.   The panelists consist of: Mr Nigel Yeo from Allen & Gledhill Mr Imran...

I like writing by hand

I like writing by hand. I hate using a computer. I think that the worst thing about using a computer is that it is convenient. And because it is convenient, it becomes easy to lose yourself in its convenience. Using a computer in the lecture hall is subject to the same sort of problem. In the lecture, those with computers are struggling to write everything down as quickly as possible. I sit in a lecture hall full of these people and I am not one of them. I have a yellow pad in front of me and two pens, one blue, one black. I use the black to write down what the lecturer said and I use the blue to write my own thoughts about what he/she just said. I use both at the same time. I don’t struggle to capture everything the lecturer is trying to say because I...
Law School Men's Fashion (Part 4)

Law School Men’s Fashion (Part 4)

Greetings law school! Today, we have invited not five, but SIX dashing guys from Year 2 (a.k.a. BTC BOYZ) to share with us their fashion philosophies! This would be the last article of our four-part Men’s Fashion series, but do look out for more updates from Justified for the upcoming...
A Journey in Twelve

A Journey in Twelve

{ 12 } is a photographic essay on life as a stranger in a foreign land: the initial wonder that enthralled, the subsequent loneliness that engulfed, the rediscovery of the self, and eventually – yearning to return to a newfound home. *** #1: Helsinki Cathedral, Helsinki, Finland #2: Kangasala, Kangasala,...
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LawMed 2017: Volleyball (Men's)

LawMed 2017: Volleyball (Men’s)

One thing I remember being told countless times by many different volleyball enthusiasts is that volleyball is a rather mechanical sport. One guy gets the ball in control (the dig), the next guy pushes into the air (the set) and the last guy tries to slam it into the opponent’s half of the court (the...
LawMed 2017: Basketball (Women's)

LawMed 2017: Basketball (Women’s)

Once upon a time, I naively thought that basketball meant “ooh, assault” and “ooh, battery”. I stand corrected (as my Learned Friend whispered to me as I was wincing at a spectacular fall of one of the players, “You know that there’s a reason why we don’t get basketball match related cases for torts, right?”)....
LawMed 2017: Floorball (Men)

LawMed 2017: Floorball (Men)

TLDR WE WERE 1st RUNNER UP.   In the wee hours of Sunday morning, a group of young men woke up and eagerly grabbed their sticks to make their way down for the Law-Med floorball match. (With the exception of Ryan Ong who had no respect for the reporting time and sauntered in an hour...
LawMed 2017: Tchoukball

LawMed 2017: Tchoukball

As of time of writing, I have become possibly the only person in the history of NUS Law to have ever attended two consecutive Tchoukball competitions. In light of this revelation, I hereby declare that I have become, consequently, the number one fan of Tchoukball in the Faculty of Law, for now and possibly forever....
LawMed 2017: Contract Bridge

LawMed 2017: Contract Bridge

Last year at the Inter-Faculty Games, Team Law fought tooth and nail in an arduous battle that spanned two long days. Victory was at hand, but Team Law narrowly missed a shot at the finals after Medicine squeezed a 1.8-point lead that dashed the hopes and dreams of Team Captain Simon Poh (Y2). He swore...
LawMed 2017: Foosball

LawMed 2017: Foosball

tl;dr law won 6-1. This year’s LawMed foosball was almost as scintillating as the men’s football game in which our young lads led by Athletics Director Josiah Tham beat Medicine 1-0 the day before. In fact, it was probably more exciting. It was non-stop excitement the entire afternoon at BTC with 5 men’s doubles matches...
LawMed 2017: Soccer (Men)

LawMed 2017: Soccer (Men)

The next twist in the footballing rivalry between our two esteemed faculties took place on the afternoon of the 11th of February 2017. Having played to a 0-0 stalemate in our previous encounter at Inter-Faculty Games 2016 before watching Medicine eventually go on to lift the trophy, this was the chance for redemption. It was...
LawMed 2017: Badminton

LawMed 2017: Badminton

  Here’s how Badminton at LawMed 2016 went down: The first thing Kyle (Y3), the team captain, told me was that about half the proper Law badminton team was gone, and amongst them were our best players. Could team Law overcome this disastrous setback to pull an upset victory? After a series of warmups, team...

LCF x Justified: Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP

Our second law firm featured is Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP. Being the first law firm that was set up in 1861 as Rodyk & Davidson (now Dentons Rodyk & Davidson), the firm has had a long and fulfilling history in Singapore. Since the early days, Dentons Rodyk has grown significantly from a small law firm to...
Law IV 2017: An Interview with the Production Heads

Law IV 2017: An Interview with the Production Heads

Stepping into the Auditorium at 6.30 pm on a Friday evening was like changing trains at City Hall — people were criss-crossing in various directions, either in deep conversation with fellow actors or engrossed in checking messages on their phones after finishing rehearsals for their specific parts. With less than a month to go to...
LCF x Justified: Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

LCF x Justified: Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

In conjunction with Law Careers Fair 2017, the 37th Law Club Management Committee and Justified Editorial Committee have collaborated in a series of posts featuring local and international law firms. Our first featured law firm is Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP. As one of the “big four” local law firms, Rajah & Tann is a...
Atlas Coffeehouse Review

Atlas Coffeehouse Review

Atlas Coffeehouse Review When I first heard that Assembly Coffee closed earlier last year, I was upset as it was one of my favourite cafés. I miss it fondly for its unassuming and rustic atmosphere, its savoury coffee and famous waffles – I am sure many people can sympathise. Fortunately for everybody, the same folks...