An accused may choose to plead guilty to a criminal charge brought up by the public prosecutor. Sometimes the public prosecutor offers the concession of a reduced charge or a reduced number of charges if the accused elects to plead guilty. An accused who elects to plead guilty might also receive a lighter sentence, whichContinue reading “Explainer: Guilty Pleas for Death Penalty”
What exactly is the Certificate of Substantive Assistance? When is it granted? What impact does it have once it’s been granted to an accused? Find out more in our explainer.
A summary of the United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners, also known as the Nelson Mandela Rules
The Singaporean government repeatedly justifies the retention of the death penalty by claiming that most Singaporeans are in favour of capital punishment. But what do Singaporeans really think?
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A brief introduction to the case of Norasharee bin Gous, an inmate on death row in Singapore.
A conversation with the Chair for the Global Commission on Drug Policy, Helen Clark, about drug policy in Singapore and best practices from around the world.
A response to Minister of Home Affairs K Shanmugam’s claims about the deterrent effect of the death penalty in Singapore.
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