Centre for Legal Theory

About CLT

The Centre for Legal Theory (CLT) at NUS Law brings together colleagues in the Faculty of Law interested in a variety of theoretical approaches to law, including those informed by related disciplines. CLT exists to promote formal and informal exchanges on theoretical work by members of the Centre and other colleagues. Read More…


Upcoming Events
Preview Symposium 'In Pursuit of Pluralist Jurisprudence'
26 May 2017, Friday
Lee Sheridan Conference Room, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
(Participation is by invitation only)
 
Fifty years after: The legacy of Ronald Dworkin’s Model of Rules
By Professor Nigam Nuggehalli
21 April 2017, Friday
4.00pm to 6.00pm
Federal Conference Room, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
(Participation is by invitation only)
 
 


News & Announcements
Swati Jhaveri, Farrah Ahmed and Adam Perry launched the adminlawblog
 
Andrew Halpin asks, “What Law Do Legal Theorists Need to Know?” in reviewing M Sornarajah’s Resistance and Change in the International Law on Foreign Investment
 
Terry Nardin has published an article “The New Realism and the Old”
 
Jaclyn Neo has published an article “Navigating Minority Inclusion and Permanent Division: Minorities and the Depoliticization of Ethnic Difference”
 
Jaclyn L. Neo won the Laureate Visiting Fellowship in Comparative Constitutional Law at Melbourne Law School
 
Alec Stone Sweet together with his co-author has published a book “The Evolution of International Arbitration: Judicialization, Governance, Legitimacy”
 
Andrew Halpin has published a chapter, "The Applications of Bivalent Logic, and the Misapplication of Multivalent Logic to Law"
 
William Bain presented a paper at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association (ISA) in February
 
Global Rule of Law: Critical, Historical, and Philosophical Perspectives conference jointly organised and jointly funded by the Centre for Legal Theory, NUS Political Science and Yale-NUS was held at NUS Law on 16 -17 February 2017
 
Swati Jhaveri has published a chapter "Contrasting Responses to the 'Coughlan' Moment: Legitimate Expectations in Hong Kong and Singapore"
 
Jaclyn L. Neo presented a paper at the Annual Meeting of The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) in January 2017
 
Michael Dowdle, together with his co-author has published a book “Constitutionalism beyond Liberalism”
 
CLT warmly congratulates Nicole Roughan on her promotion to Associate Professor with tenure.
 
David Frydrych has published an article “Rights Modelling”
 
Simon Chesterman has posted an opening and closing post in the mini-symposium generously co-hosted on Opinio Juris and EJIL:Talk! concerning his forthcoming article in the European Journal of International Law
 
Andrew Halpin has posted two essays on Hohfeld on SSRN
 
Roundtable Discussion on The Structure and Nature of Constitutional Rights jointly organised and jointly funded by the Centre for Legal Theory and Centre for Asian Legal Studies was held at NUS Law on 19 January 2017
 
 
 
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