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Unpublished Paper
Protecting Human Rights: The Approach of the Singapore Courts
Singapore Management University School of Law Opinion Series No JL1/2014 (2014)
  • Jack Tsen-Ta Lee, Singapore Management University
Abstract

The Constitution is the supreme law of Singapore, but have the courts unnecessarily limited their role of upholding the Constitution? This article is based on a speech delivered at an event at the Conrad Centennial Singapore on 4 December 2014 entitled The Role of the Judiciary in the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights organized by the Delegation of the European Union to Singapore to commemorate Human Rights Day.

Keywords
  • human rights,
  • judicial deference,
  • Singapore
Publication Date
December 4, 2014
Comments
This article was originally published at http://singaporepubliclaw.com/2015/03/11/protecting-human-rights-singapore/. It may be obtained from the Singapore Management University Repository at http://works.bepress.com/jacklee/54/ and the Social Sciences Research Network at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2589460.
Citation Information
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee. "Protecting Human Rights: The Approach of the Singapore Courts" Singapore Management University School of Law Opinion Series No JL1/2014 (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jacklee/54/