Linus Koh

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Govt has an override in land ownership

Article is a response to an earlier post made on the Straits Time Forum. It explains the extent a proprietor is allowed to enjoy his property…more
 /  Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Exclusion of judicial review in Singapore law

Given the courts’ supervisory jurisdiction over the exercise of executive power via judicial review, legislatures have sometimes used their legislative authority to exclude judicial review in order to protect the exercise…more
 /  Administrative Law, Constitutional Law

Chee Siok Chin v Minister for Home Affairs - The right way to go?

In this article, the writer compared the approaches taken by the Singapore Court of Appeal and the Malaysian Federal Court as to the permissibility of courts to imply words into their constitution. While the two cases of Chee…more
 /  Administrative Law, Constitutional Law

Commentary on MFM v Fish & Co

A commentary dealing with the two highly controversial cases of Transfield Shipping Inc v Mercator Shipping Inc [2008] UKHL 48 and MFM Restaurants Pte Ltd and another v Fish & Co Restaurants Pte Ltd and another appeal [2010]…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts

The Death Penalty on Trial - A comparative study between the US and Singapore

The issue regarding the role of the Death Penalty within our criminal justice system has long been questioned. As recent as August 2010, the death penalty in Singapore came under scrutiny. Is it time now to abolish the death…more
 /  Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law
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