Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

3-2017

Abstract

In the light of Singapore’s aspiration to be a centre of legal ideas in the region, it is opportune to examine the Singapore courts’ use of legal scholarship. This article provides a preliminary map of the Singapore Court of Appeal’s citation practices. It provides an overview of the Singapore Court of Appeal’s use or citation of legal scholarship in its decisions over the past 50 years. It identifies and evaluates trends in the Singapore Court of Appeal’s citations of academic material and the types of academic material cited.

Discipline

Asian Studies | Courts | Legal History

Research Areas

Law, Society and Governance

Publication

Singapore Academy of Law Journal

Volume

29

First Page

75

Last Page

125

ISSN

0218-2009

Publisher

Singapore Academy of Law

Copyright Owner and License

Authors

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

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http://journalsonline.academypublishing.org.sg/

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