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SLR Annual Lecture 2018: The Obsolescent Judge

SLR Annual Lecture 2018: The Obsolescent Judge

This Tuesday, the Singapore Law Review (SLR) hosted their Annual Lecture, one of the key events  for NUS Law and many in the legal industry. This year, the 30th SLR Annual Lecture was delivered by Justice Aedit Abdullah (Class of 1994), who was appointed High Court Judge in 2017. Keeping in mind the objectives of...
B.A. Mallal Moot 2018

B.A. Mallal Moot 2018

Kickstarting this year’s domestic moot calendar was the much-anticipated Bashir Ahmad Mallal (or ‘B.A. Mallal’) Moot, organised by the NUS Law Mooting and Debating Club and kindly sponsored by Allen & Gledhill LLP.  As one of the oldest and most prestigious domestic mooting competitions, this year’s iteration of the Moot had high participation rates from...
Just Punishment 2018

Just Punishment 2018

On 5 October 2018, the Criminal Justice Club co-hosted its yearly event with the European Union (EU). This year’s instalment was on the contentious section 300(c) of the Penal Code, which has been amended in 2012 to allow judges discretion in deciding between life imprisonment and the death penalty. Section 300 of the Penal Code...
New Summit Review Part 2 - All or Numb-thing

New Summit Review Part 2 – All or Numb-thing

Mala, meaning “spicy and numbing”, has become a staple in every Singaporean food court. Originating from Sichuan, mala contains Sichuanese peppercorn (this is what gives the numbing feeling), chilli pepper (this gives the spicy feeling) and various other spices simmered in oil. With many stores popping up around NUS, one of the newest additions is...
New Summit Review Part 1 - Muslim Food

New Summit Review Part 1 – Muslim Food

Let us all first thank the heavens that Summit finally has a Halal food stall. As most of us within the BTC community may know, the Muslims among us have struggled with the lack of available Halal-certified food at the Summit, since the first successful bidder for the Muslim food stall withdrew unexpectedly. Much to...
CJC Conference - Insight Into Rehabilitation of Criminals

CJC Conference – Insight Into Rehabilitation of Criminals

On 31st August 2018, NUS Law Criminal Justice Club (CJC) hosted its annual flagship Criminal Justice Conference. This year’s topic centered on the rehabilitation of criminals and how sentencing in Singapore has evolved over the past decades. This year’s panel was an illustrious one, with diverse views and experiences. The panelists included Professor Amirthalingam Kumaralingam and...
NUS Law-Wong Partnership LegalTech Competition 2018 Launch Event

NUS Law-Wong Partnership LegalTech Competition 2018 Launch Event

With the increasing prevalence of technology in a changing legal landscape, the field of Legal Tech is growing rapidly in importance for law-related communities. The Pro Bono community has not been an exception. On 31 August 2018, the inaugural NUS Law LegalTech Competition was launched by NUS Law and Wong Partnership. At the launch event,...
Attorney-Generals Cup 2018

Attorney-Generals Cup 2018

The start of each academic year also heralds the start of the domestic moots cycle – beginning of course, with the annual Attorney General’s Cup (AG Cup). Held in our very own Moot Court, this year’s iteration of the AG Cup was graced by Deputy Attorney-General Mr. Hri Kumar Nair SC, the Honourable Justice Ms. Hoo Sheau...
Non-Entreé Desserts Review

Non-Entreé Desserts Review

Address: 204 Rangoon Road, Hong Building (218451) Cuisine tags: Dessert, breakfast, lunch, dinner Good for: That creative moment where you feel like anything is possible Summary: One of the best shows in town, all within the confines of your plate Welcome to Non-Entreé Desserts. It’s a sugar-filled, fun-loving space near the end of Rangoon Road....
Sent Before My Time: Part 1

Sent Before My Time: Part 1

This project is meant to be part of a time-lapse series of what law school is like, assuming I remain in school at each point. Each new part will be posted during or after the mid-semester breaks.  Picture credits: Dikaios Pang 11/5/2018 Originally written 9 weeks in (~October 2017), this was later updated towards the...
Gardens By The BTC: 8 Places in Botanic Gardens

Gardens By The BTC: 8 Places in Botanic Gardens

We’ve all endured that arduous 5-hour wait between a morning lecture and a night LARC session. Going home seems too much of a pain, studying a bore and BTC rather… meh. Life at this moment just seems more dull than a House of Lords judgment. We are, after all, in the middle of nowhere, aren’t...
Dentons Rodyk Moots 2018

Dentons Rodyk Moots 2018

Alternate title: Den[ton] there were 10 It’s that time of the year again – people, decked out in black and white, wondering if they could be of any further assistance to the court. We all know what we’re talking about – the dreaded LARC moots. Regardless of whether you actually pleased the court, or were...