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
CLT Seminar on "Crisis Law as Constitutional Law: In the Courts we trust?"
By Assistant Professor Constantinos Kombos
20 October 2016, Thursday
4.00pm to 5.30pm
Federal Conference Room, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
 
CLT Reading Group
27 October 2016, Thursday
6.00pm to 8.00pm
Block B Staff Lounge, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
 
Workshop on New Theories of the State’s Authority: Beyond the Separation of Powers
31 October to 1 November 2016
(Participation is by invitation only)
 
 


News & Announcements
New Theories of the State’s Authority: Beyond the Separation of Powers organized by Nicole Roughan and Swati Jhaveri held at NUS Law on 31 October - 1 November 2016
 
Swati Jhaveri presented a paper at the Conference on New Theories of the State’s Authority: Beyond the Separation of Powers on 1 November 2016
 
Nicole Roughan presented a paper at the Conference on New Theories of the State’s Authority: Beyond the Separation of Powers on 31 October 2016
 
Michael Dowdle presented a paper at the Conference on New Theories of the State’s Authority: Beyond the Separation of Powers on 31 October 2016
 
CLT sponsored CALS Research Assistant, KarLuis Quek to attend the 2016 Julius Stone Address and the JSI Conference 2016 – Legitimacy and the State, organized by the Julius Stone Institute of Jurisprudence (Sydney Law School) from 13 to 15 October 2016 in Sydney, Australia
 
Nicole Roughan presented a paper entitled “Legitimacy of Whom?” at the 2016 Julius Stone Address and the JSI Conference 2016 – Legitimacy and the State
 
Nicole Roughan presented a paper at the University of Melbourne’s Legal Theory Workshop on 7 October 2016
 
Damian Chalmers has published an article “The Unconfined Power of European Union Law”
 
James Penner, David Frydrych and Andrew Halpin to attend Hohfeld Centennial Workshop at Yale, 14 & 15 October 2016
 
The 5th NUS-Sydney Law Symposium on Law, Values and Reason co-organized by Nicole Roughan and Kevin Walton held at NUS Law on 30 September - 1 October 2016
 
CLT welcomes Juliana Cardinale who joins us as a Senior Research Fellow.
 
Nichole Roughan has published an article on “Mind the Gaps: Authority and Legality in International Law.
 
Nichole Roughan has published an article on “Relativity under Review: A response to commentators on Authorities (Book Symposium).
 
Tan Zhong Xing has published an article “Beyond the Real and the Paper Deal: The Quest for Contextual Coherence in Contractual Interpretation”
 
Arif Jamal has published a chapter on “Managing Religion Through ‘Religious Harmony’: The Case of Singapore”
 
Tan Hsien-Li, together with her co-authors has published a book “Promoting Compliance: The Role of Dispute Settlement and Monitoring Mechanisms in ASEAN Instruments”
 
Sandra Field to speak at the Association for Political Theory 14th Annual Conference on 22 October 2016.
 
Sandra Field has published an article "What's in a name? How a democracy becomes an aristocracy"
 
Arif Jamal to speak at the International Consortium of Law and Religion Studies (ICLARS) conference on 8-11 September 2016
 
Bui Ngoc Son to speak at the Comparative Constitutional Amendment Workshop, University of New South Wales Faculty of Law, on 15 August 2016
 
William Bain has published an edited book, "Medieval Foundations of International Relations"
 
Bui Ngoc Son to speak at the Political Theory from East Asia: Toward New Perspectives Conference on 22-23 August 2016
 
 
 
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