Conversation Series: Death Penalty Policy and Practice in Singapore

08/18/2021 01:00 pm 08/18/2021 02:00 pm Australia/Melbourne Conversation Series: Death Penalty Policy and Practice in Singapore

In this seminar, join us for a discussion of death penalty practice and policy in Singapore from Professor Michael Hor, a leading academic on criminal law, criminal procedure and evidence.

Conversation Series’ brings together brightest thinkers and sharpest minds—academics, practitioners, advocates—to weigh in on topical issues pertaining to the death penalty in the Asia Pacific region. This Series is delivered by Monash Faculty of Law and Capital Punishment Justice Project (CPJP)™.


Speaker

Professor Michael Hor, The University of Hong Kong

Speaker: Professor Michael HorMichael Hor grew up and went to school in Ipoh, Malaysia, before going to Singapore to read for an LLB. On graduation he joined the Singapore Legal Service where he administered bankruptcies and companies in liquidation and sat as a Magistrate. He joined the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore and went off to Oxford University to read for a BCL. On his return he became a Lecturer at the Faculty. He is qualified as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore, and also read for an LLM in the University of Chicago.

He specializes in most matters related to criminal justice. He has taught and published in criminal law, evidence, and criminal procedure. He has been a Consultant to the Ministry of Law, Singapore, and the Criminal Practice Committee of the Law Society of Singapore. He has also been Chief Editor of the Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, a member of the editorial boards of the Singapore Academy of Law Journal and the Asian Journal of Comparative Law, and an advisor to the Singapore Law Review and the Criminal Justice Club, NUS. He has also been Chairman of the Faculty Search (Hiring) Committee and a member of the Faculty Promotion and Tenure Committee, NUS.

He has been a Distinguished Visitor at the Law Faculty of the University of Toronto, a Visitor at the Oxford Centre for Criminology, and Visiting Professor at the University of Hong Kong Law Faculty, where he was also an advisor to its Centre for Comparative and Public Law.


About Eleos Justice

Eleos Justice carries out evidence-based research, teaching, and advocacy on the death penalty. Check out the launch of Eleos Justice here.


Event Partners

MMonash University logo, Monash Law logo, Capital Punishment Justice Project logo


Contact us

About the Event:
e-mail: law-engagement@monash.edu
Phone: 03 9905 5631

About Eleos Justice - @EleosJusticeMai Sato
e-mail: mai.sato@monash.edu

About CPJP - @cpjp_org_auSimone Abel
simone.abel@cpjp.org.au

Event Details

Date:
18 August 2021 at 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Venue:
Online via Zoom

Description

In this seminar, join us for a discussion of death penalty practice and policy in Singapore from Professor Michael Hor, a leading academic on criminal law, criminal procedure and evidence.

Conversation Series’ brings together brightest thinkers and sharpest minds—academics, practitioners, advocates—to weigh in on topical issues pertaining to the death penalty in the Asia Pacific region. This Series is delivered by Monash Faculty of Law and Capital Punishment Justice Project (CPJP)™.


Speaker

Professor Michael Hor, The University of Hong Kong

Speaker: Professor Michael HorMichael Hor grew up and went to school in Ipoh, Malaysia, before going to Singapore to read for an LLB. On graduation he joined the Singapore Legal Service where he administered bankruptcies and companies in liquidation and sat as a Magistrate. He joined the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore and went off to Oxford University to read for a BCL. On his return he became a Lecturer at the Faculty. He is qualified as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore, and also read for an LLM in the University of Chicago.

He specializes in most matters related to criminal justice. He has taught and published in criminal law, evidence, and criminal procedure. He has been a Consultant to the Ministry of Law, Singapore, and the Criminal Practice Committee of the Law Society of Singapore. He has also been Chief Editor of the Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, a member of the editorial boards of the Singapore Academy of Law Journal and the Asian Journal of Comparative Law, and an advisor to the Singapore Law Review and the Criminal Justice Club, NUS. He has also been Chairman of the Faculty Search (Hiring) Committee and a member of the Faculty Promotion and Tenure Committee, NUS.

He has been a Distinguished Visitor at the Law Faculty of the University of Toronto, a Visitor at the Oxford Centre for Criminology, and Visiting Professor at the University of Hong Kong Law Faculty, where he was also an advisor to its Centre for Comparative and Public Law.


About Eleos Justice

Eleos Justice carries out evidence-based research, teaching, and advocacy on the death penalty. Check out the launch of Eleos Justice here.


Event Partners

MMonash University logo, Monash Law logo, Capital Punishment Justice Project logo


Contact us

About the Event:
e-mail: law-engagement@monash.edu
Phone: 03 9905 5631

About Eleos Justice - @EleosJusticeMai Sato
e-mail: mai.sato@monash.edu

About CPJP - @cpjp_org_auSimone Abel
simone.abel@cpjp.org.au


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