Jack Tsen-Ta Lee

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1.

Workplace Sexual Harassment in Singapore: The Legal Challenge

Singapore Academy of Law Journal, Vol. 11, p. 27, 1999
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 14 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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Contract law, criminal law, employment law, labour law, tort law, sexual harassment, Australia, Canada, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States of America

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Separability, Competence-Competence and the Arbitrator's Jurisdiction in Singapore

Singapore Academy of Law Journal, Vol. 7, p. 421, 1995
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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Arbitration law, doctrine of separability of arbitration clauses, competence of arbitral tribunal to determine its own competence, Singapore

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A Place for the Privileged Will

Singapore Law Review, Vol. 15, p. 171, 1994
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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Wills and succession law, privileged wills of soldiers and sailors, personal property, Singapore

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Treaties, Time Limits and Treasure Trove: The Legal Protection of Cultural Objects in Singapore

Art, Antiquity & Law, Vol. 9, No. 3, p. 237, 2004
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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Law of cultural property, art law, heritage law, Singapore

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Interpreting Bills of Rights: The Value of a Comparative Approach

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 5, pp. 122-152, 2007
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Feb 2008
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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Comparative law, constitutional interpretation, interpreting bills of rights, Singapore, United States

6.

Equal Protection and Sexual Orientation

Singapore Law Review, Vol. 16, p. 228, 1995
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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Constitutional law, equality, equal protection, discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation, male homosexual activity, bill of rights, civil liberties, human rights, criminal law, unnatural offenses, carnal intercourse against the order of nature, gross indecency, Singapore, Malaysia

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We Built This City: Public Participation in Land Use Decisions in Singapore

Asian Journal of Comparative Law, vol 10, no 2, 213-234, December 18, 2015, DOI: 10.1017/asjcl.2015.15, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 3/2016
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 11 May 2016
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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compulsory acquisition law, constitutional law, Edward Soja, heritage law, planning law, Singapore, spatial justice, transient use of public spaces

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Rediscovering the Constitution

Singapore Law Review, Vol. 16, p. 157, 1995
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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Constitutional law, role of judges in constitutional interpretation, moderate textualism, bill of rights, civil liberties, fundamental liberties, human rights, Singapore

9.

Getting Called: A Practical Guide

Singapore Law Review, Vol. 18, p. 455, 1997
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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Legal profession, admission as advocates and solicitors, admission to the bar, Singapore

10.

Public Opinion on the Death Penalty in Singapore: Survey Findings

NUS Law Working Paper No. 2018/002
Number of pages: 117 Posted: 12 Feb 2018
Wing Cheong CHAN, TAN Ern Ser, Jack Tsen-Ta Lee and Braema MATHI
Singapore Management University - School of Law, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, Independent and Independent
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Singapore, death penalty, sentencing, public opinion

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Protecting Human Rights: The Approach of the Singapore Courts

Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 49/2015
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2015
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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constitutional interpretation, human rights, judicial deference, Singapore

12.

The Text Through Time

Statute Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 217-237, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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Connotation and Denotation, Constitutional Interpretation, Interpretation of Bills of Rights, Statutory Interpretation

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Criminal procedure, jurisdiction to reopen appeals, miscarriages of justice, administration of justice, Singapore

14.

The Past, Present and Future of the Internal Security Act

Singapore Management University School of Law Opinion Series No. JL3/2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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constitution of Singapore, detention without trial, Internal Security Act, preventive detention, Singapore

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Medical Investigation of Suspects by the Police

Singapore Law Review, Vol. 17, p. 51, 1996
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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Criminal procedure, medical examinations of suspects by the police, taking of tissue samples from suspects by the police, Singapore

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Getting Called: Recent Developments

Singapore Law Review, Vol. 19, p. 298, 1998
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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Legal profession, admission as advocates and solicitors, admission to the bar, Singapore

17.

The Mandatory Death Penalty and a Sparsely Worded Constitution

Law Quarterly Review, Vol. 127, pp. 192-195, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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Constitutional Law, Customary International Law, Inhuman Punishment or Treatment, Mandatory Death Penalty, Right to Life, Singapore

18.

The Limits of Liberty: The Crime of Male Same-Sex Conduct and the Rights to Life and Personal Liberty in Singapore: Lim Meng Suang v Attorney-General [2015] 1 SLR 26

Hong Kong Law Journal, vol. 46 (1), pp 49-70, May 2016, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 11/2016
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 May 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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criminalization of same-sex conduct, constitutional law, right to life, right to liberty, section 377A of the Penal Code (Singapore), Singapore

19.

Foreign Precedents in Constitutional Adjudication by the Supreme Court of Singapore, 1963-2013

Washington International Law Journal, Vol. 24(2), pp. 253–288, April 2015, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 51/2015
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2015
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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constitutional law, Supreme Court of Singapore, use of foreign precedents

20.

Reforming the Right to Legal Counsel in Singapore

Singapore Management University School of Law Opinion Series No. JL2/2012
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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Constitutional law, criminal procedure, human rights law, right to counsel, Singapore

21.

Equality and Singapore's First Constitutional Challenges to the Criminalization of Male Homosexual Conduct

Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law, Vol. 16(1-2), pp. 150-185, October 2015 , Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 52/2015
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2016
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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criminalization of homosexual acts, right to equality, Singapore constitutional law

22.

Singapore's Elected President: An Office that Is Still Evolving

Singapore Management University School of Law Opinion Series Paper No. JL2, pp. 1-4, July 2016, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 17/2016
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2016
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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Constitution of Singapore, Elected President of Singapore

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Teaching Law in the University – Shaping Future Generations

THE PRACTICE OF LAW, pp. 177–184, Tang Hang Wu, Michael Hor, Koh Swee Yen, eds., Singapore: LexisNexis, 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 29 Nov 2011
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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legal academia, legal profession, Singapore, universities

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Singapore: The State of Liberal Democracy

in Albert, Richard and Landau, David and Faraguna, Pietro and Drugda, Šimon, The I·CONnect-Clough Center 2017 Global Review of Constitutional Law (July 19, 2018). The I·CONnect-Clough Center 2017 Global Review of Constitutional Law, ISBN: 978-0-692-15916-3
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Aug 2018
Jaclyn L. Neo, Jack Tsen-Ta Lee, Makoto Hong and Jiayun Ho
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law, Independent, AGC Academy and Government of the Republic of Singapore - Supreme Court of Singapore
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constitutional law

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Proportionality in Interpreting Constitutional Rights: A Comparison between Canada, the United Kingdom and Singapore and its Implications for Vietnam

School of Law Singapore Management University Opinion Series No JL4/2012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Feb 2015
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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Canada, constitutional interpretation, fundamental liberties, human rights, proportionality, Singapore, United Kingdom, Vietnam

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Canada, constitutional interpretation, proportionality, Singapore, United Kingdom, Vietnam

Shall the Twain Never Meet? Competing Narratives and Discourses of the Rule of Law in Singapore

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, December 2012, pages 298-330
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Mar 2013
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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constitutional law, human rights law, rule of law, Singapore

Shall the Twain Never Meet? Competing Narratives and Discourses of the Rule of Law in Singapore

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, p. 298, December 2012, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 9/2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2013
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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Magna Carta Then and Now: A Symbol of Freedom and Equal Rights for All

Today, pp. 16-17, November 19, 2015
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Nov 2015
Eugene Kheng Boon Tan and Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Singapore Management University - School of Law and Independent
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Constitution of Singapore, due process, Magna Carta, rule of law

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Sense of Place: The Intersection between Built Heritage and Intangible Cultural Heritage in Singapore

Singapore Management University School of Law Opinion Series No JL3/2016
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2017
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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built heritage, intangible cultural heritage, Singapore

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Submission on Specific Aspects of the Elected Presidency

Opinion Series No. JL1/2016, pp. 1-6, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 9/2016
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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Constitutional Commission, Elected President, Singapore, Sundaresh Menon

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A Legal Backgrounder on By-Elections

Singapore Management University School of Law Opinion Series No. JL1/2012
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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By-elections, constitutional interpretation, constitutional law, Non-constituency Member of Parliament, Singapore

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Hougang By-Election Case: What Court Decision on By-Election Reveals

Today (6 August 2013) at 16 and 18, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 18/2013
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 07 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2013
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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By-elections, constitutional law, deference, judicial review, Parliament, Singapore, standing

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Let Presidential Hopefuls Have Their Say

The Straits Times (Singapore), p. A36, August 13, 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 Aug 2011
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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judicial review of administrative action, Presidential Elections Committee, presidential elections in Singapore

34.

A Presence of the Past: The Legal Protection of Singapore's Archaeological Heritage

International Journal of Cultural Property, Vol. 20, Issue 3, pp. 257–288, December 2013, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 4/2014
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2015
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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Archaeology, national monuments, planning law, Singapore, treasure trove

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The Court of Appeal's Lack of Jurisdiction to Reopen Appeals

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 431-447, 1994
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Jan 2007
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent
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Rethinking the Presumption of Constitutionality

Jaclyn L Neo (ed), Constitutional Interpretation in Singapore: Theory and Practice (Abingdon, Oxon; New York, NY: Routledge) (ISBN 978-1-138-91448-3), Chapter 6, pp. 139-158, 2016, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 16/2016
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2016
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent

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constitutional law, presumption of constitutionality, Singapore law

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Constraint or Restraint? Singapore's Constitution at 50

Jason Lim and Terence Lee (eds), Singapore: Negotiating State and Society, 1965-2015 (Abingdon, Oxon; New York, NY: Routledge, chapter 2, pp. 15–34, 2016), Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 13/2016
Posted: 16 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent

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Constitutional law, deference, judicial review, Singapore

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According to the Spirit and Not to the Letter: Proportionality and the Singapore Constitution

Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law, Vol. 8(3), pp. 276-304, September 2014, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 43/2015
Posted: 02 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent

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Constitutional interpretation, fundamental liberties, human rights, proportionality, Singapore

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An Articulate Silence: The Interpretation and Construction of Taciturn Bills of Rights

Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 2/2013
Posted: 12 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2014
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent

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Bills of rights, commonwealth legal systems, constitutional construction, constitutional interpretation, Westminster legal systems

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Interpreting Bills of Rights: The Value of a Comparative Approach

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp. 122-152, 2007
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Independent

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