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  1. SAL Journal 2013 Special Issue (Constitutionalism and Criminal Justice)

    This issue features articles on: (a) the 1982 Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and how it has changed the Canadian criminal justice system; (b) the factors which affect the Hong Kong Judiciary in its interpretation of the constitutional right to be presumed innocent and the right against self-incrimination; (c) how ideas of constitutionalism, rule of law and fundamental rights have contributed to the development of criminal law in India; (d) the vulnerability of suspects, accused and convicted persons whilst in custody in South Africa and the possible explanations for it including a social justice deficit and ambiguity in commitment to constitutional values; (e) how interaction with the European Court of Human Rights has shaped the way that UK courts, governments and Parliament have acted on criminal justice issues and vice versa; (f) fair treatment developments in transnational and international criminal law at the international level and how national actors should approach these developments; (g) the need to shape the extent of criminal liability by taking into consideration the moral foundations of criminal law in Singapore; (h) state of the law in Singapore on aspects of the right of silence and the right of access to a lawyer of a suspect who is in custody; and (i) the evolution of Singapore’s criminal process and hopes for the future.


    Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s): Associate Professor Chan Wing Cheong and Professor Michael Hor (guest editors)

  2. [OUT OF STOCK] SAL Journal 2018 Special Issue (Children in Family Law: Changes and Challenges)

    This issue features articles on:

     

    1. universal ethical issues and many additional requirements imposed by the family law jurisdiction;
    2. the different types of surrogacy and regulatory approaches taken by states, and some of the ethical and legal concerns arising out of surrogacy;
    3. the evolution of adoption law and practice in Australia and the need to safeguard the welfare of all adopted children;
    4. the prevalence and incidence of shared-time parenting arrangements;
    5. corporal punishment of children and what Singapore and international law has to say about the use of punitive force on children by parents;
    6. how mediation has been successfully used to resolve child abduction issues for Hague and non-Hague Convention countries;
    7. how family justice may be traced to our substantive law regulating spousal and parental behaviour dating back to the very enactment of the Women’s Charter in 1961;
    8. the evolution of innovations, initiatives and programmes of family justice courts over time;
    9. child protection laws and legal processes in child protection cases;
    10. the historical cases which exposed the conundrum in the area of jurisdiction over Muslim children in custody cases and the manner in which the courts and the legislation handled such problems; and
    11. the scientific, ethical, diagnostic and legal issues related to parental alienation syndrome.

     

     

  3. The Singapore Law Reports
    The Singapore Law Reports
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