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Archive: July 2019

As Singapore commemorates its bicentennial, we look back at the year 1819 when British law was first “introduced” into Singapore. The article argues that at the “founding” of modern Singapore, international law played a far larger role than the English

This article looks back to the changes to the way law was practised in the days before the technological boom. The way we work will always keep changing. The name for that is progress; but we have never experienced so vast

This article explores the positives and negatives that have resulted from the British rule of Singapore. We are commemorating the 200th anniversary of the founding of Singapore by the British. It is fair to say that, if Raffles had not established

You Are an Emotional Labourer Opening remarks given by Vice President Adrian Tan at the Family

Dear Amicus Agony, I am a newly-qualified lawyer. I am very strict when it comes to

Tommy Koh, Scott Wightman, ed., 2019 Straits Times Press Historian Edward Hallett Carr wrote that “History

Articles From This Month's Issue

As Singapore commemorates its bicentennial, we look back at the year 1819 when British law was first “introduced” into Singapore. The article

This article looks back to the changes to the way law was practised in the days before the technological boom. The way

This article explores the positives and negatives that have resulted from the British rule of Singapore. We are commemorating the 200th anniversary of

You Are an Emotional Labourer Opening remarks given by Vice President Adrian Tan at the Family Law Conference 2019. The First Time I Spoke

Dear Members, The commemoration of the bicentennial is an occasion for reflection, even for those who are disinclined to frequent introspection. It presents

Dear Amicus Agony, I am a newly-qualified lawyer. I am very strict when it comes to following the rules and procedures. I do

We are in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution where the rise and evolution of Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of

Headline grabbing articles like “Machines are going to replace lawyers” or “Robo-lawyers are here to take your jobs” have become du jour

Introduction Improper witness preparation for the purposes of trial (referred to as “witness preparation” in this article) has been a highly controversial issue

“This is the fight of our lives. We are going to win. Whatever it takes.” Captain America Some people move on. But not us.

Situated on the fourth floor of the National Gallery of Singapore, just opposite the Khoo Teck Puat reflecting pool, Yàn Restaurant by

Tommy Koh, Scott Wightman, ed., 2019 Straits Times Press Historian Edward Hallett Carr wrote that “History would not be worth writing or reading

I was thrilled when on 23 July 2018, the news first broke to the public that a new United Nations (UN) treaty

The articles above are from the July 2019 issue of the Law Gazette.