Month: February 2009

A reader’s comment: The dangers of conflating public concerns with the principles of criminal trials

EDITOR’S NOTE: In August last year, the Law Minister K. Shanmugam reiterated a stand made previously by Attorney-General Walter Woon that “not guilty in law” does not mean “innocent”. In other words, a person may not be factually innocent even if the law acquits him. I wrote an opinion piece here explaining why I thought […]

Do We Care?

By Dr Wong Wee Nam 23 Feb 2009 Three recent issues cause me great discomfort. The first is the topic of euthanasia, the second is the sale of organs and the third is the suggestion of sending our elderly to a neighbouring country to save costs. The issues give me discomfort because they would have […]

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