Daily Archives: 2018-07-08

Scandalising the court

by Teo Soh Lung The offence of Scandalising the Court dates back to 1765 in England. However, since 1931, this offence has not been successfully prosecuted in England and Wales. Though such prosecutions were rare in England, it appears to gain some notoriety in former colonies. In 2008, three people were prosecuted and convicted in the Singapore High Court for …

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