This essay explores the Equitable mechanism of backwards tracing as set out by the the Privy Council in Brazil v Durant International Corp (2015) and argues for its acceptance in English law. The case of Durant (2015) involved a payment of bribes totalling US$10.5 million into a bank account; while at about the same time … More
Exploring the psychology behind genocide or mass atrocity; Do mass killers such as genocidaires and terrorists think differently from those who commit petty crimes? It is difficult to support the proposition that all criminals think alike since the motivations and ideas behind the atrocities that offenders such as mass killers or genocidaires inflict on their … More
The ICC’s decision to open an investigation into possible war crimes commited in Ukraine The International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor, Karim A.A. Khan Q, recently announced his decision to open an investigation into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the ongoing Ukraine war waged by Russia. Although Ukraine is not a signatory … More
The Death Penalty is Morally indefensible This article is written in rememberance of Nagaenthran A/L K Dharmalingam who was executed by the State of Singapore on 22 April 2022; Nagaenthran who had the IQ of 69 was convicted in 2009 by the High Court of Singapore for importing with intent of trafficking 42.72 grams of … More
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