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Between Hermes and Themis: An Empirical Study of the Contemporary Judiciary in Singapore

Worthington, Ross


Drawing upon interviews in 1995 and 1998 and analyses of judicial appointments from 1975-1998, the article offers a new explanation of judicial-executive relations in Singapore. It attempts to explain how the judiciary in Singapore actually functions, partly by using the concept of the core executive to locate the judiciary more accurately within its political context. The study demonstrates that the judicial system has been hegenomized by a number of political and bureaucratic strategies, and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Law and Society


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