Publication Type

Journal Article

Version

Publisher’s Version

Publication Date

1994

Abstract

It is ironic that Abdullah bin A Rahman v PP and Lim Choon Chye v PP were decided in the aftermath of the Birmingham Six, Guildford Four and Maguire Seven cases from the United Kingdom. As in these cases, Abdullah and Lim Choon Chye highlight a serious flaw in our criminal justice system: there appears to be no appropriate way to correct miscarriages of justice. The purpose of this case note is to set out the conclusions reached by the Court of Appeal and to suggest directions for the future.

Keywords

Administration of justice, criminal procedure, jurisdiction to reopen appeals, miscarriages of justice

Discipline

Asian Studies | Comparative and Foreign Law | Law

Research Areas

Law, Society and Governance

Publication

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies

Volume

[1994]

Issue

2

First Page

431

Last Page

447

ISSN

0218-2173

Publisher

National University of Singapore Faculty of Law

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.

Additional URL

http://ssrn.com/abstract=643403

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