Legal Heritage: Bringing our past into the present

Old Supreme Court Singapore

Supreme Court in Singapore, circa 1890. Lim Kheng Chye Collection, courtesy of National Archives of Singapore

Since Singapore’s founding as a British colony in 1819, our legal system has been constantly evolving to meet the rapidly changing needs of the island nation. This evolution and the people behind our legal history are introduced here for researchers, students and the wider public. 

Publications

Publications

Oral History

Oral History

Singapore War Crime Trials

Singapore War Crime Trials

Events

Events

JUS Debate

Jus Debate

Virtual Tours

Tours