Tey tsun hang gave a statement to reporters after being charged with corruption on 27 july. Leung tings most popular book is 116 wing tsun dummy techniques as demonstrated by grandmaster yi. Agc denies link to professors politically charged academic publications. Former tenured law professor takes court action against nus to. The singapore legal system and the strange case of professor tey.
This comes after both the prosecution and defence presented their closing. Its genius has been to present singapore as one of the most sophisticated and open societies with its common law, all the while being careful to help keep its highlycontrolled. Tey tsun hang was appointed as a district judge in 2002 despite his publications on the criticism on the legal system of singapore in 2000. Embedded courts by kwai hang ng cambridge university press. Nus law prof tey takes short break after hyperventilating. Professor tey tsun hang at subordinate courts, jul 27.
Asked to be a snitch, law prof refuses to stay compliantin law, crime, court. This book hints at the power relations and dynamics between the political establishment and the singapore judiciary. Former tenured law professor takes court action against. Former nus law professor tey tsun hang wrongly sacked and. She had met him when he had been her teacher for a module and they had gotten to know each other when she helped him do research for a book he was. Excerpts from scandalising the singapore judiciary singapore. Law prof in sexforgrades trial says he was in love.
Looking beyond the persecution of tey tsun hang sams. Tey tsun hang was an nus law professor, former district judge, and seat counsel in the attorneygenerals chambers. Tey tsun hang vs public prosecutor citation 1150721. Law professor tey tsun hang, left, arrives at court in singapore on june 3, 20. Agence france presse a law professor was sentenced to five months in jail in singapore for obtaining sexual. Verdict on sexforgrades trial to be delivered on may 28. Tey about the baby, she was told by him to abort it. Sg truth truths, halftruths and lies are here for analyses. Thus, his current charges are not politically motivated unlike some who believed him.
The tj found that the appellant had not been a truthful witness. Both former national university of singapore law professor tey tsun hang and excivil defence chief peter lim started their jail terms on wednesday. Tey tsun hang, 41, faces six allegations that he corruptly obtained gifts and sex from 23yearold darinne ko, in return for lifting her grades. Provides news updates as well as stories from the daily newspaper. Censorship, sex and scandal in singapore the monthly. When chief district judge tan siong thye passed sentence on national university of singapore nus law professor tey tsun hang in june 20, it was reported that his supporters about 10 former students, former colleagues and friends who had been religiously showing up in court cried and hugged him after the horny professor was found guilty of corruption. Tey tsun hang, 42, was convicted of all six counts of corruptly obtaining gratification in the form of gifts. A diverse selection of reading for the wing chun collector. Agence france presse a law professor was sentenced to five. Law professor tey tsun hang arrives at the subordinate courts on tuesday, 9 april for the verdict of his trialwithinatrial, on the admissibility of six statements he made to officers in the cpib. Law prof tey tsun hang found guilty in sexforgrades case. Former law professor tey tsun hang leaving selarang park. David petersons new book on wong shun leung martialtalk.
The former tenured law professor of the national university of singapore, tey tsun hang, who was summarily dismissed by the university on 28 may 20 the same day he was initially convicted of corruption filed a court document on 3 june 2014 to seek. A researchintensive university with an entrepreneurial dimension, nus is ranked consistently as one of the worlds top universities. Chinese courts are organized as a singular and unified system yet grassroots courts in urban and rural regions differ greatly in the way they use the law and are as diverse as the populations they serve. Tsun hang tey mr faculty of law, national university. Valuable informations about emotional intelligence and career success at emotional intelligence guide. David petersons new book on wong shun leung discussion in wing. In his first response to yahoo singapore via email right after his acquittal from six corruption charges, he also spoke strongly against singapores judiciary and prosecutorial regime, saying he had no. Details about the trial, many a times smack of a circus with the apparent objective of a trial by media, can be found at the trial of tsun hang blog.
The book accuses the singapore judiciary of inexcusable timidity. In the qs world university rankings by subject for 2011, national university of singapore nus faculty of law was ranked 1st in asia and 24th in the world. The tj characterised the appellants relationship with ms ko as love with an ulterior motive. Leung ting has 17 books on goodreads with 588 ratings. Former nus law professor tey tsun hang wrongly sacked and jailed as singapore high court overturns sexforfavors conviction.
Tsun hang tey is an associate professor at the faculty of law, national university of singapore. I only bought prof tey the gifts because i liked him and we were in a relationship. In 2011, hong kong university press published his book. Tommy koh thong bee dunu first class, dubc, pjg, bbm born 12 november 1937 is a singaporean international lawyer, professor and diplomat. In a recent book, andrew hacker and claudia dreifus, an academic and a journalist, report that america produced more than 100,000 doctoral degrees between 2005 and 2009. Former national university of singapore law professor tey tsun hang said on friday that the case against him was politically. The wing tsun kuen by grandmaster leung ting is without a doubt the bible of wing tsun and set the standard for martial arts books since its publication in 1978. Law professor tey tsun hang arrives at the subordinate courts on. View tsun hang teys profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community.
Law prof tey tsun hang found guilty in sexforgrades case youtube. A young lawyer testifying against her former law professor in a. Tey tsun hang, 42, was convicted of six counts of corruptly obtaining gratification in the form of gifts and sex from darinne ko wen hui. This book hints at the power relations and dynamics between the political. Legal scholar critical of singapore politics and law charged with corruption public prosecutor v. Nus exlaw professor went to jail for 5 months for nothing.
Emotional intelligence and career success at emotional. Tey tsun hang singapores schizophrenic jurisprudence is fascinating to many legal scholars. To be a district judge as the age of 30 is a remarkable. Trusts, and credit security trading by tey tsun hang singapore journal of legal studies, p. A delayed reaction to the nus sex for grades case tey. Singapore news today former nus law prof tey tsun hang. Nus associate professor from the law faculty tey tsun hang has been charged in court over the sexforgrades case this morning. Tey could have been prosecuted in part because of a book he wrote.
Ravi, wants the court to quash the decision claiming his right to a fair hearing was breached and. Tey tsun hang singapore s schizophrenic jurisprudence is fascinating to many legal scholars. Sexforgrades professor tey tsun hang seeking court order. Tey tsun hang arrives at the subcourts for the first day of his trial in a sexforgrades case. The appellant had taken advantage of ms ko in a corrupt manner see 469 of the tjs grounds of decision found at pp v tey tsun hang 20 sgdc 165, which i will refer to as the gd. Law professor tey tsun hang, seen here leaving the subordinate court with lawyer yang sara, was convicted on may 28, 20, of all six counts of. He revisited the issue of the two cheque book entries he claimed would show that. Former law professor tey tsun hang, ex scdf chief peter.
An academic who writes a book critical of the relationship between the singapore government and the legal profession. Tey has been critical of singapores legal system, as evident in his publications such as death penalty singaporestyle. Darinne ko wen hui, 23, said that on 24 july 2010, when she was a student at national university of singapore nus, she and associate law professor tey tsun hang, 41, had sex for the first time. About the book wsl ving tsun kuen hok is the legacy of the late sifu wong shun leung, one of the most famous and formidable students of ving tsun wing chun gung fu patriarch, grandmaster ip man. How good is the law department at the national university.
The 41 year old faces six corruption charges for allegedly showing favour to his student, darinne ko wen hui pic below, between may 2010 and july 2010. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover tsun hangs connections and jobs at similar companies. Nus law prof claims he cried, pleaded with cpib deputy director 21jan20. The verdict on the corruption trial involving law professor tey tsun hang will be delivered on may 28. Tey tsun hang right, alas, didnt become wellknown by authoring this book. Tey tsun hang jailed in singapore business insider. He was previously a law clerk to the former chief justice of singapore, a district judge of the subordinate courts, and a state counsel at the legislation division of the attorneygenerals chambers of singapore. Sentencing of former law prof tey tsun hang adjourned to june 3. Almost three years ago, singapores internal security department isd approached tey tsun hang, a malaysianborn law associate professor at the national university of singapore nus, about becoming a listening post meaning that he would provide information about goingson in the law faculty, including his own work. Sexforgrades case takes a surprising turn, singapore.
Tey tsun hang is now incarcerated in singapores changi prison, after being sentenced to five months by the subordinate court. Nus law prof claims he cried, pleaded with cpib deputy. Jayakumar was the deputy prime minister on 2 january 1994 till 12 august 2004 when former deputy prime minister lee hsien loong stepped down from position. He was also singapores former permanent representative to the united nations early life and education.
Tey tsun hang, 41, told the court on the eighth day of the trial that he had sobbed and at one point, even knelt in. We offer the most extensive selection of academic programmes in singapore, collaborating with leading universities worldwide to provide our students with diverse opportunities for overseas exposure. Tey tsun hang started hyperventilating in court during the. Law prof in sexforgrades trial says he was in love with former student. The judge presiding over the sexforgrades case has adjourned the sentencing of former law professor tey tsun hang. Ministry of foreign affairs contains official documents, press statements and speeches, correspondence between ministers of singapore and malaysia and text of the water agreements. When miss ko discovered she was pregnant and told mr. National university of singapore associate law professor tey tsun hang was charged friday morning with six counts of corruption in a sexforgrades scandal. Here are the words from the escort agency website that got so many men to book an underage prostitute.
Nus associate law professor tey tsun hang arrives at court 27 july 2012 to face corruption charges. Assoc prof tey tsun hang, national university of singapore. Prof tey entered the legal service in the supreme court as a justice law clerk during the tenure of then chief. Prof tey might not be guilty of corruption but only at fault for improper sexual conduct with his student. Its genius has been to present singapore as one of the most sophisticated and open societies with its common law, all the while being careful to help keep its highlycontrolled political and social system largely intact.1371 802 1151 975 1487 1499 671 693 342 1070 458 109 766 1216 19 220 947 593 488 1093 467 593 1204 175 310 802 654 64 947 800 1244 1326 97 1064 1124 487 1404 778 165 1219 715 692 121 1302 608