August 29, 2022
In an interview with CNA, Chooi Jing Yen shared his views on the offence of Obstructing Justice in Singapore, found in Section 204A of the Penal Code. He also shared how the law may affect tip-offs about police raids and traffic offences. 1. The Offence of Obstruction of Justice in Singapore Section 204A of the […]
October 31, 2020
This article shares the acquittal of a foreign domestic worker in Singapore, who faced 10 criminal charges that had been brought against her for theft.
Do Lies in Police Statements Necessarily Indicate a Guilty Conscience? The Court of Appeal Made History by Agreeing to Review Ilechukwu’s Conviction after a Concluded Appeal
May 10, 2020
This article shares that the Court for the first time re-opened a concluded criminal case on the basis of fresh psychiatric evidence probative of our client’s innocence.
April 17, 2020
This article shares the case where Dinesh was re-sentenced to life imprisonment due to his role as a mere courier and mental condition.
The Extent of an Accused Person’s Right to Statements and Disclosure of Evidence in Criminal Proceedings: Are the Current Rules Fair?
February 14, 2020
This article discusses the Criminal Case Disclosure Conference regime, Kadar rules and duty to disclose evidence prior to trial.
December 15, 2019
This article shares an incident where an accused person jumping bail because he had forgotten a court date and a warrant of arrest was issued.
November 13, 2019
Section 377A of the Penal Code is an absurd law and discriminatory if we can prove that homosexuality is a natural variant.