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LAW SOCIETY TAKES ON AMERICAN JUDGE IN AMOS YEE CASE

And so it has begun. The Singapore authorities, this time via the Law Society of Singapore, has come out and spoken out against the findings about Singapore's criminal justice system by US judge Samuel Cole, in allowing asylum for Mr Amos Yee in the United States .

The Law Society indicated that the judge's opinion in the judgment appears to gloss over the critical fact that Mr Yee was lawfully prosecuted in a court of law. They also indicated that allowing immunity for hate speech only encourages the undermining of values in a functional democracy.

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HUSBAND OF DR WHO OVERCHARGED BRUNEI ROYALTY CLAIMED LAW SOCIETY OVERCHARGE HER

The irony of the husband of Dr Susan Lim filing a complaint against the Law Society, indicating that the opposing lawyers who won the case against her had inflated their fees.

Dr Lim had lost a court battle to block a disciplinary hearing against her over $24 million she had billed a patient in 2007, and was subsequently found guilty on 94 charges of overcharging the sister of the Queen of Brunei, who died of cancer in 2007. She had also been ordered to pay the legal costs for the Singapore Medical Council, which amounted to $370,000.

So the husband thinks that the wife was overcharged. Wonder what he thinks when the wife overcharged the late sister of the Queen of Brunei.

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LAW SOCIETY CHARGES M RAVI WITH 4 COUNTS OF MISCONDUCT

Despite having been suspended from practising because of his worsened psychiatric condition, lawyer M Ravi will have to appear before a disciplinary tribunal for purported acts of misconduct before his suspension kicked in. This, after the chief justice yesterday cleared the way for the Law Society’s (LawSoc) complaint against him be formally investigated.

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HIGH COURT BARS M RAVI FROM LAW PRACTISE UNTIL HE IS MEDICALLY CERTIFIED

Activist lawyer M. Ravi, whose mental health is in question, remains suspended from practice, after the High Court yesterday barred him from working until he is medically certified fit to practise. The decision came after the Law Society, which regulates lawyers, applied to the court to compel him to undergo a medical examination.

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M RAVI ORDERED TO STOP PRACTICING LAW UNTIL PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION, LAW SOCIETY

The Law Society on Tuesday announced that it has ordered M Ravi, a popular defense lawyer who has helmed several high profile cases against the state, to stop practicing with immediate effect. The society cited grave concerns over M Ravi's psychological health. The ban will remain until a psychiatrist examines Mr Ravi and declares him fit to continue practicing as a lawyer.

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