Jaclyn L. Neo

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

Associate Professor

469G Bukit Timah Road

Eu Tong Sen Building

Singapore, 259776

Singapore

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Centre for Asian Legal Studies (CALS)

Executive Committee Member

469G Bukit Timah Road

Singapore

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Centre for International Law

Associate

Block B, #02-01

469 Bukit Timah Road

Singapore, 259776

Singapore

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Malay Nationalism, Islamic Supremacy and the Constitutional Bargain in the Multi-Ethnic Composition of Malaysia

International Journal on Minority and Group Rights, Vol. 13, pp. 95-118, 2006
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 May 2006 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2012
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Constitutional Bargain, State-Religion, Multi-ethnicity, Nationalism

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Anti-God, Anti-Islam and Anti-Quran: Expanding the Range of Participants and Parameters in Discourse Over Women's Rights and Islam in Malaysia

Pacific Basin Law Journal, Vol. 21, pp. 29-74, Fall 2003
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Jul 2005
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Women, human rights, Islam, Malaysia

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Malaysia's First Report to the CEDAW Committee: A Landmark Event for Women's Rights in Malaysia

Asian Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 13, p. 303, 2007
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Jun 2009
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Women; CEDAW; international law; islam

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Equal Protection and the Reasonable Classification Test in Singapore: After Lim Meng Suang v. Attorney-General

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, p.95, Mar 2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Apr 2016
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Book Reviews: The Constitution of Malaysia: A Contextual Analysis by Andrew Harding

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, p.223, July 2013
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Oct 2013
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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What's in a Name? Malaysia's ‘Allah’ Controversy and the Judicial Intertwining of Islam with Ethnic Identity

NUS Law Working Paper No. 2014/008, NUS - Centre for Asian Legal Studies Working Paper No. 14/10
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2016
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Constitutional Law, Religion, Islam, Ethnicity, Constitutional Interpretation, Judicial Review

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Riots and Rights: Law and Exclusion in Singapore's Migrant Worker Regime

Asian Journal of Law and Society (February 2015), at 1-32
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Mar 2015
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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immigration, migrant rights, discrimination, social exclusion, integration

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Change and Continuity: The Constitutional Head of State and Democratic Transitions in Malaysia

Malayan Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2012
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Democracy, Constitution, Head of State, Westminster

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The Many Facets of Constitutional Dialogue: The Case of Singapore

Australian Journal of Asian Law, Vol. 18, No. 1, article 1, 2017
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Aug 2017
Swati Jhaveri and Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Parsing Privative Clauses: Rights, Security and Judicial Review in Malaysia

Public Law, pp. 25-32, January 2010
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2012
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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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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Incorporating Human Rights: Mitigated Dualism and Interpretation in Malaysian Courts

18 Asian Yearbook of International Law 1-37 (Winner of the DILA Prize 2012)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Mar 2018
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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international law, domestic courts, dualism, judicial interpretation

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Definitional Questions: A Critique of the Definition of Religion and Essential Practice Tests to Allocate Constitutional Protection

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Mar 2018
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Constitutional law; comparative constitutional law; law and religion

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Seditious in Singapore! Free Speech and The Offence of Promoting Ill-Will and Hostility between Different Racial Groups

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 351-372, December 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Feb 2012
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Secularism Without Liberalism: Religious Freedom and Secularism in a Non-Liberal State

Michigan State Law Review, 2017
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Jul 2017
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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constitutional law, law and religion, comparative constitutional law, comparative constitutional law and religion

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Calibrating Interpretive Incorporation: Constitutional Interpretation and Pregnancy Discrimination Under CEDAW

Vol. 35, Number 4, Human Rights Quarterly, November 2013
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2015
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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CEDAW, constitutional law, gender discrimination, women's rights, judicial review, judicial interpretation

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Introduction: Judging the Singapore Constitution

in Jaclyn L. Neo (ed.), Constitutional Interpretation in Singapore: Theory and Practice (Routledge 2017).
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Mar 2018
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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constitutional law, constitutional interpretation, comparative constitutional law

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‘All Power Has Legal Limits’: The Principle of Legality as a Constitutional Principle of Judicial Review

29 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 667-689 (2017)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Mar 2018
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Constitutional Law; Administrative Law; Singapore

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Regulation of Religious Communities in a Multicultural Polity

Forthcoming in Rex Ahdar (ed.), Research Handbook on Law and Religion (Edward Elgar, 2018)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Aug 2018
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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A Judicial Code of Ethics: Regulating Judges and Restoring Public Confidence in Malaysia

Richard Devlin & Adam Dodek (eds.), Regulating Judges: Beyond Independence and Accountability (Edward Elgar, 2016)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Apr 2018
Jaclyn L. Neo and Helena Whalen-Bridge
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Courts, Judiciary, Malaysia, and Judicial Ethics

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The Constitution and the Protection of Minorities: A Judicious Balance?

In Evolution of a Revolution: Forty Years of the Singapore Constitution, Thio Li-ann & Kevin YL Tan (eds.), (Routledge-Cavendish, 2008)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Mar 2018
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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constitutional law, minority protection, constitutional interpretation, racial minorities

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Seditious in Singapore! Free Speech, Integration and the Offence of Promoting Ill-Will and Hostility Between Different Racial Groups

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies (December 2011)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 May 2011 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2012
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Freedom of Speech, Singapore, Religious Freedom

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Dimensions of Religious Harmony as Constitutional Practice: Beyond State Control

German Law Journal (2019), 20, pp. 966–985 doi:10.1017/glj.2019.78
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Dec 2019
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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law and religion; religious diversity; religious harmony; non-liberal; constitutional law

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Constitutional Supremacy: Still a Little Dicey?

in Thio Li-ann and Kevin YL Tan (eds.), Evolution of a Revolution: Forty Years of the Singapore Constitution 153-192 (Routledge, 2008) (with Yvonne CL Lee)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Mar 2018
Jaclyn L. Neo and Yvonne C.L. Lee
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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constitutional law, constitutional interpretation, comparative constitutional law, common law

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Making the Singapore Constitution: Amendments as Constitution-Making

14(1) Journal of Comparative Law 72-93 (2019)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 31 Dec 2019
Jaclyn L. Neo and Andrea Ong Hui Xian
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and Lee & Lee
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constitutional law; constitutional amendment; constitutional theory; Singapore

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Definitional Imbroglios: A Critique of the Definition of Religion and Essential Practice Tests in Religious Freedom Adjudication

I•CON (2018), Vol. 16 No. 2, 574–595
Posted: 30 Dec 2019
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

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constitutional law; law and religion; religious freedom; comparative constitutional law

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Singapore

Richard Albert, David Landau, Pietro Faraguna and Simon Drugda (eds), 2018 Global Review of Constitutional Law, Boston, Massachusetts: I-CONnect and the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy at Boston College, 2019
Posted: 15 Nov 2019
Jaclyn L. Neo, Jack Tsen-Ta Lee, Makoto Hong and Jiayun Ho
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law, Independent, Attorney-General's Chambers of Singapore and Government of the Republic of Singapore - Supreme Court of Singapore

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Constitutional Interpretation, Fundamental Liberties, Human Rights, Public Consultation, Singapore

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Secular Constitutionalism in Singapore: Between Equality and Hierarchy

Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, 2016
Posted: 29 Mar 2018
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

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Constitutional law; comparative constitutional law; law and religion, comparative state and religion

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Balancing Act: The Balancing Metaphor As Deference and Dialogue in Constitutional Adjudication

in Jaclyn L. Neo (ed.), Constitutional Interpretation in Singapore: Theory and Practice 159-187 (Routledge 2017).
Posted: 23 Mar 2018
Jaclyn L. Neo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

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constitutional law, constitutional interpretation, comparative constitutional law