Cycling on Pavement? Beware!

Cycling on Pavement? Beware!

  As reported in the The New Paper a “hit-and-run” cyclist who in the first instance (State Court of Singapore) was sentenced to 8 weeks in jail, had his sentence reduced to 3 weeks upon appeal in the High Court. The High Court judge made the...
Can You Represent Yourself?

Can You Represent Yourself?

An accused can definitely represent himself. However, a criminal trial is a complex procedure that may be difficult for an individual to navigate. As such, it may be advantageous to engage a lawyer. Benefits of having a lawyer (a) Your lawyer can best represent your...
What Are Your Rights?

What Are Your Rights?

Under what circumstances can a person be charged? A person can be charged in Court only after investigations have been carried out. These investigations must be conducted by government appointed enforcement agencies. When can a person be arrested? A person can be...