W.L. Cheah

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

Assistant Professor

469G Bukit Timah Road

Eu Tong Sen Building

Singapore, 259776

Singapore

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

An Overview of the Singapore War Crimes Trials (1946-1948): Prosecuting Lower-Level Accused

Forthcoming, Singapore Law Review, Volume 34
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 Oct 2016
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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international criminal law, war crimes trials, international humanitarian law

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Private Defence

Wing-Cheong Chan, Barry Wright & Stanley Yeo (eds), Codification, Macaulay and the Indian Penal Code: The Legacies and Modern Challenges of Criminal Law Recform (Ashgate 2011)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Jan 2013
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Macaulay, Indian Penal Code, Singapore Penal Code, Private Defence, Colonial Ideas of Justice

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Extradition and Mutual Legal Assistance in the Prosecution of Serious Maritime Crimes: A Comparative and Critical Analysis of Applicable Legal Frameworks

Hague Centre for Studies and Research, 2013
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 May 2013
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Piracy, Serious Maritime Crimes, Somalia, Extradition, Mutual Legal Assistance, Prosecution

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Policing Interpol: The Commission for the Control of Interpol's Files and the Right to a Remedy

International Organizations Law Review (BRILL), Volume 7.2, 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2013
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Interpol, The Commission for the Control of Interpol's Files, Human Rights Obligations of International Organizations, The Individual's Right to an Adequate and Efffective Remedy

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Maritime Crimes and the Problem of Cross-Border Enforcement: Making the Most of Existing Multilateral Instruments

Piracy and International Maritime Crimes in ASEAN: Prospects for Cooperation, Robert C. Beckman & J. Ashley Roach, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, 2012
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Jan 2013
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Maritime Crimes, Piracy, Cross-border Enforcement, Inter-state Cooperation, Extradition, Mutual Legal Assistance

6.

Rule of Law for Human Rights in the ASEAN Region (Singapore Report)

Number of pages: 304 Posted: 31 Jan 2013
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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rule of law developments, Singapore, ASEAN region, indicators

7.

Culture and International Criminal Law

Forthcoming in OUP Handbook of International Criminal Law (2019)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Jul 2019
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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International Criminal Law, Culture

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Historical Origins of International Criminal Law: Introduction

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Dec 2014
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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International criminal law, war crimes trials, historical research

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British War Crimes Trials in Europe and Asia, 1945–1949: A Comparative Study

Leiden Journal of International Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Mar 2018
W.L. Cheah and Moritz Vormbaum
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and Humboldt University of Berlin
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British war crimes trials, 1945 Royal Warrant, Second World War, international criminal law, transitional justice, Germany, Singapore

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Being an International Law Lecturer in the 21st Century: Where Tradition Meets Innovation

Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Oct 2013
Freya Baetens and W.L. Cheah
PluriCourts Centre of Excellence, Law Faculty, Oslo University and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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International law teaching; international law research

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CEDAW, Transforming Stereotypes, and Judicial Obligations: The 'Provoked' Killing of Women in India, Malaysia, and Singapore

Human Rights Quarterly
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 25 May 2021
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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CEDAW, gender stereotypes, judicial obligations, Asia, human rights law, criminal law

12.

Post-WWII British ‘Hell-Ship’ Trials in Singapore: Omissions and the Attribution of Responsibility

Journal of International Criminal Justice (Oxford University Press), Volume 8.4, 2010
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2013
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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British post-WWII military trials, Singapore, international criminal law, war crimes trials

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Post-Second World War British Trials in Singapore: Lost in Translation at the Car Nicobar Spy Case

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Dec 2014
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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International criminal law, war crimes trials, communication problems, historical research

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Desertion and Gaps in International Humanitarian Law: Dealing with Changes of Allegiance in the Singapore War Crimes Trials

Asian Journal of International Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 31 Oct 2016
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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International criminal law, international humanitarian law, war crimes trials

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Culture-Specific Evidence before Internationalized Criminal Courts: Lessons from Asian Jurisdictions

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Jan 2020
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Culture-Specific Evidence, Internationalized Criminal Courts, Asian Jurisdictions, International Criminal Law, Law and Culture

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Developing a People-Centered Justice in Singapore: In Support of Pro Bono and Innocence Work

Cincinnati Law Review as collection of IP papers, 2013 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 09 May 2013
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Wrongful Convictions, Singapore, Innocence Project, Pro Bono

17.

Culture and Understanding in the Singapore War Crimes Trials (1946-1948): Interpreting Arguments of the Defence

Forthcoming in International Journal of Law in Context (2016)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Oct 2016
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Examining Thematic Prosecutions and the Challenges of Understanding and Proving International Sex Crimes

Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, Oslo, 2013, ISBN 978-82-93081-64-7
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Jan 2013
Peking University - Law School, University of Oslo, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and Yale University
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Thematic prosecution of international sex crimes, proving international sex crimes, national and international prosecutions of core international crimes

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Placing Old Evidence and Core International Crimes on the Agenda of International Discourse on International Criminal Justice for Atrocities

Morten Bergsmo and Cheah Wui Ling (editors), Old Evidence and Core International Crimes, Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, Beijing, 2012, ISBN 978-82-93081-60-9
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Jan 2013
W.L. Cheah and Morten Bergsmo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and Peking University - Law School
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Old Evidence, Core International Crimes, National and International Prosecutions of Core International Crimes, War Crimes Trials

20.

Fair Treatment Standards in Transnational and International Criminal Law: International Developments and National Relevance

Singapore Academy of Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Oct 2013
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Some Views on tTorture from Asia: Interview with Cheah W.L.

Journal of International Criminal Justice, 2021
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 17 May 2021
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Torture, International Criminal Law, Human Rights Law, Asia

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The Curious Case of Singapore’s BIA Desertion Trials: War Crimes, Projects of Empire, and the Rule of Law

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Jul 2019
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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international criminal law, war crimes trials, Second World War, Singapore

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CEDAW and Transformative Judicial Obligations: The 'Vulnerable' Migrant Domestic Worker and Root Causes of Abuse

Michigan Journal of International Law, Forthcoming
Posted: 29 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2021
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

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CEDAW, transformative judicial obligations, positive obligations, migrant domestic workers

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Walking the Long Road in Solidarity and Hope: A Case Study of the Comfort Women Movement's Deployment of Human Rights Discourse

Harvard Human Rights Journal, Volume 22, Issue 1, 2009
Posted: 29 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2015
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

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Mapping Interpol's Evolution: Functional Expansion and the Move to Legalization

Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice (Oxford University Press), Volume 4.1, 2010
Posted: 28 Jan 2013
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

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Interpol, legal responsibility of international organisations, historical evolution of Interpol, data processing, police cooperation

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Migrant Workers as Citizens within the ASEAN Landscape: International Law and the Singapore Experiment

Chinese Journal of International Law, Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp. 205-231, 2009
Posted: 17 Mar 2009
W.L. Cheah
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

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