Interviews
[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 always clean? As part of...
GLB Article Part 2!

GLB Article Part 2!

The Graduate LL.B. Programme – a student’s perspective   To provide current students and prospective candidates with a more detailed picture of the Graduate LL.B. Programme (GLB), this is the second part of a Justified two-part series on the topic. Justified would like to express its appreciation to GLB Year 2 Chan Meiyi, for giving...
GLB Article Part 1!

GLB Article Part 1!

The Graduate LL.B. Programme – a faculty perspective To provide current students and prospective candidates with a more detailed picture of the Graduate LL.B. Programme (GLB), this is the first part of a Justified two-part series on the topic. Justified would like to express its appreciation to Assoc Prof Eleanor Wong, Vice Dean of Student...
[Dialawgues] Co-Op Auntie Saddiah

[Dialawgues] Co-Op Auntie Saddiah

You’ve read some stories about the non-academic staff and personnel in law school – Remember Auntie Tara, who wakes at 3:50am every morning to travel here for work? Or Suresh Krishnan who is pretty much responsible for the great Briyani we get to enjoy at the Summit today? And just a while back, Mr. P. Rachandran, the Senior Operations Manager...
[Dialawgues]: A Guardian, A Servant of the People

[Dialawgues]: A Guardian, A Servant of the People

You’ve read some stories about the non-academic staff and personnel in law school.. Remember Auntie Tara and how she wakes up at 3:50am every morning to travel to our school? Or perhaps you’ve forgotten it was Suresh Krishnan‘s impeccable culinary skills passed down to the halal food stall chefs in the Summit that blest us with the wonderful  Briyani...
Interview with Asst Professor Goh Yihan

Interview with Asst Professor Goh Yihan

On Friday, what started out as an ordinary contract lecture on unconscionability concluded in the most heartwarming of ways. During his final lecture here at NUS, Assistant Professor Goh Yihan devoted the last 15 minutes to bid farewell to the year 1 batch. Get those tissue boxes out right now. This is gonna hurt real...
[Dialawgues]: The Man Behind Our Briyani

[Dialawgues]: The Man Behind Our Briyani

“Do you hear the people sing? Singing the song of angry men…” For countless young, aspiring lawyers who have experienced bloody, barren years of culinary catastrophe, the curmudgeon-cry of the NUS Law populace has centered primarily on the all-important commodity of… Brace yourselves – this will be momentous… The –all important commodity of. Food. “There’s a...
Behind-the-Scenes at Law IV: Novus Actus

Behind-the-Scenes at Law IV: Novus Actus

Last Monday, I walked into what could be described as organized chaos. The Law IV cast and crew were preparing for a full run that was to start in 45 minutes, and the anticipation in the air was palpable. Some of the crew members were putting props in their proper places; Arias, the resourceful vice-director, was fashioning sleeves...
[Dialawgues]: A Chat with a School Custodian

[Dialawgues]: A Chat with a School Custodian

Coming to school at the crack of dawn and leaving long after nightfall might describe the life of a law student during term time, but is mere routine for the custodians on our campus. As we pound away at   our laptops and pore over pages of readings, we are perhaps careless to let them slip...
Quare: Prof David Tan

Quare: Prof David Tan

We know Prof David Tan as a Torts and Entertainment Law tutor (he also teaches Freedom of Speech). Some of us may also know him as a high fashion photographer who hangs out with the celebs. His photographs have graced the pages of Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Men’s Folio, Singapore Tatler and Men’s Uno. However, most of us may not know...
Quare: Tay Eu-Yen

Quare: Tay Eu-Yen

We walked past the magic garden of eclectic furniture on a rainy Friday evening and into SAUCE, the bar by the Esplanade run by the folks at The Butter Factory that serves $6 bottles of Asahi. Someone was cool enough to be having a business meeting at a bar and, as we found out, the...
The World does not owe you a Living

The World does not owe you a Living

Profile Name: Mr Yap Teong Liang Age: 47 Status: Happily Married Career specialisation: Family Law Brief Biodata: Called to the Bar of England and Wales (Middle Temple) in 1991 Admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1992 Runs his own law firm M/s T L Yap & Associates One...