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Law in Action: Legal Policymaking Externship
Last Updated Date:   22 June 2022

5 Credits,  Semester 2

Course Description:
Law in Action: Legal Policymaking Externship offers students the opportunity to gain unique insights into Government policy making by working directly on various projects at the Ministry of Law.

The module provides a structured programme for students who wish to understand and acquire skills relevant to policy development in a Government setting.

Students will be involved in a wide spectrum of policy and legislative projects. Previous projects have dealt with topics such as governance and Rule of Law, civil and criminal procedure, litigation funding, restructuring and insolvency, community disputes, and the use of technology in the context of the Internet, and online content. Students will be part of a dynamic and challenging process of shaping policy goals to enhance the legal infrastructure in Singapore.

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Course Convenor: Adjunct A/P Colin Chow; Adjunct A/P Melanie Chng

Co-teacher(s): NA

Module Codes: LL4377V

Contact Hours: 3 hour weekly seminar

Workload: 3 hours [Note: There is no fix Venue/day/timeslot in the timetable (flexible arrangement with students)

Mode of Assessment: Legal policy work (including research, written work and other forms of participation in legal policy work, in the course of the externship) - 70%; Final Presentation & Report - 30%

Preclusions: LL4377/LL5377/LL6377 Law in Action: Legal Policymaking Externship

Prerequisites: NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or common law equivalent.
Singaporean Citizens / PR.
3rd or 4th Year Singaporean LLB, GLB (students pursuing second degree at NUS).
As the class size is limited, students must undergo a selection process which may include an interview.
All participants are subject to security screening and must obtain the requisite security clearance before they can be admitted to the course.

Examination Date: Different Mode of Examination

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