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Repeal of section 377A will end 'online vitriol and abuse' against LGBTQ community, says DJ who filed legal challenge

Repeal of section 377A will end 'online vitriol and abuse' against LGBTQ community, says DJ who filed legal challenge

Mr Ong’s case will highlight the concept of human dignity, which was not argued in a previous challenge filed four years ago.

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Journals Online: Law and legitimacy in the Supreme Court [Book review]

Richard H Fallon explores whether the SCOTUS Justices take their purely normative obligations seriously, or whether they are simply strategic political actors and legal realists.

Singapore DJ files challenge against gay-sex law

Singapore DJ files challenge against gay-sex law

Mr Johnson Ong Ming, 43, who goes by the stage name DJ Big Kid, filed his challenge with the High Court on Sept 10. He is represented by lawyer Eugene Thuraisingam.

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Veteran diplomat Tommy Koh calls on S'pore's gay community to mount challenge against S377A

Veteran diplomat Tommy Koh calls on S'pore's gay community to mount challenge against S377A

Pink Dot Singapore hopes that Parliament will consider abolishing Section 377A of the Penal Code, which criminalises gay sex

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Section 377A: Unlike courts, Parliament considers public views

Section 377A: Unlike courts, Parliament considers public views

Shanmugam says depending on the legislation, public opinion is often relevant during policymaking

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S'pore society must decide which way to go on gay law, says Shanmugam

S'pore society must decide which way to go on gay law, says Shanmugam

Singapore society has to decide which direction it wants to go on the issue of Section 377A, the law which criminalises sex between men, said Minister for Law and Home Affairs K. Shanmugam.

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When is an ouster clause ousted?

In Nagaenthran a/l K Dharmalingam v AG [2018] SGHC 112, the SHC considered the issue of whether and to what extent an ouster clause can effectively oust judicial review of executive discretion has not been conclusively decided by the Singapore courts.

Raising New Issues at Judicial Review: When Might Late be Too Late?

An examination of the recent ruling of the Court of Appeal in AXY & Ors v Comptroller of Income Tax [2018] SGCA 23 on the admissibility of subsequent matters in judicial review proceedings.
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