Sub-Clubs
All About Appreciation: Pro Bono Appreciation Event 2022

All About Appreciation: Pro Bono Appreciation Event 2022

Taking in the rows of students dressed in suits in the Auditorium on Monday, 25 July 2022, one might think that they were there that evening to attend a private screening of Minions: The Rise of Gru. Instead, the members of the Pro Bono Group (PBG) had gathered in the Auditorium to celebrate its annual...
NUS Law Legal Technology Competition 2020

NUS Law Legal Technology Competition 2020

As technology’s influence continues to grow into the legal industry, several pundits will quickly conclude that the future for prospective and current lawyers is riddled with uncertainty. However, there are also the thought leaders who are constantly looking to ride the waves, in search of opportunities. At Alt+Law, we firmly believe that opportunities are plentiful...
Extraordinary Courage: Project One in Four

Extraordinary Courage: Project One in Four

In one of its earliest forms, the word courage meant, ‘to speak one’s mind by telling all one’s heart’. … we typically associate courage with heroic and brave deeds. … Speaking from our hearts is what I think of as “ordinary courage”. Brené Brown, I Thought It Was Just Me: Women Reclaiming Power and Courage...
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...
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...
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,...
An Insight into Forensics - CJC

An Insight into Forensics – CJC

In Singapore, forensic science has played a significant role in fighting crime and resolving criminal cases. From PP v Tan Chor Jin to the more recent case in PP v Govindasamy s/o Nallaiah, forensic evidence has become more pivotal than ever. But how many of us know much about evidence? How can one learn more? Last Saturday,...
CJC Just Punishment - Conversations on the Death Penalty

CJC Just Punishment – Conversations on the Death Penalty

Singapore’s death penalty is shrouded in constant debate, both within and beyond Singapore’s borders. Its exercise and usage has often been privy to public speculation. Some decry the death penalty to be against human rights, or to be abolished altogether, saying that it is simply unnecessary. Others stand by it, describing it as a powerful deterrent  With...
Pro Bono Awareness Week 2017

Pro Bono Awareness Week 2017

On 2 October 2017, the NUS Pro Bono Group (PBG) commenced its annual Pro Bono Awareness Week (PBAW), which aims to raise awareness about the various projects and beneficiaries under the multiple branches of the PBG. This year, we expanded our outreach to students at the Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University and...
SLR Annual Lecture 2017: Prosecution in the Public Interest

SLR Annual Lecture 2017: Prosecution in the Public Interest

Since its inception in 1984, the Singapore Law Review (SLR) Annual Lecture has been organised to further the SLR’s objectives of creating awareness of current legal issues and promoting legal thought and discussion amongst law students. Each lecture features a legal luminary on a topic of his or her choice, and is attended not only...
6th Asia Pro Bono Conference

6th Asia Pro Bono Conference

The NUS Law Pro Bono Group (PBG) represented NUS Law at the 6th Asia Pro Bono Conference held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This year, many universities — such as those in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam — sent representatives to take part in the conference. Having benefitted greatly from the conference, we hope to share some of the...