Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Dean Hor to Speak at Criminal Justice Conference in Singapore

Dean Michael Hor and Po Jen Yap will be speaking at the Criminal Justice Conference 2015: Criminal Justice and the Singapore Constitution to be held on 15 August 2015 at the Singapore Management University.  They will speaking on a panel addressing Punishment/Sentencing and the Singapore Constitution.  Some of the issues that might be discussed on this panel include  
  • Limits on the types of punishment that the state can impose 
  • Punishment/ sentencing, Art 12 and the rule of law in Singapore
  • Mandatory minimum sentences 
  • Constitutional prohibition against cruel and inhuman/unusual punishments 
  • Judicial independence and judicial power in sentencing 
  • The rights of prisoners in Singapore and Art 10
Click here for more information about the conference.

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