Legislation and Case Notes: Developments in Duress: Coercion, Moral Choice and Subjectivism
Chan Wing Cheong
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
July 31, 2012
Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, p. 154, July 2012
Twenty-seven years ago, Peter English rightfully lamented that the scope of the defence of duress in criminal law in Singapore was far too limited, and this was especially worrying in view of the availability of capital and mandatory sentences in this jurisdiction. Criticisms of the defence being too restrictive and proposals for reform have also been made by other writers4 and the Law Commission of India.
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Date posted: September 27, 2012
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