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Singapore Public Law Blog Guidelines

The Singapore Public Law Blog is a forum to discuss all things public law. It publishes commentaries by law professors whose legal expertise, it is hoped, contributes to existing knowledge and critique on matters of public concern. The blog also hopes to show how public law is connected to and impacts people in different aspects of their lives in Singapore.

We welcome submissions and proposals for publication on topics relating to public law, particularly in Singapore, all year round. Everyone is welcome to make submissions to this blog and you do not need to be legally trained or an academic faculty to publish with us.


Submission: Please submit your contribution to singaporepubliclawyers@gmail.com in Microsoft Word format.

Length: Each blog post should normally be between 800 and 1200 words.

References: Blog posts should include hyperlinks on relevant words to direct readers to relevant legislation, law cases, official documents, other blog posts, and news items. Footnotes should be kept to the minimum. If footnotes are necessary, please comply with the Oxford Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA).

Author information: Please provide the full names of and short bio (one-two sentences) about each contributing author. The bio should include the authors’ institutional affiliation, if applicable.


Title: Please use a succinct title that informs readers about the focus of the article.

Tone: Contributions should be written in a clear and accessible manner. To cater to the wide audience of this blog, please avoid unnecessary academic jargon and complex sentence structures. Sentences and paragraphs should be short and direct.


Submissions will be reviewed for suitability for publication on the blog. If accepted, the editorial team may propose revisions or edits in preparation for publication. The editorial team retains final discretion on whether to publish a submission.


Each author retains copyright in his or her blog posts, and grants to the editors and administrators (from time to time) of the Singapore Public Law Blog a non-exclusive right by way of an irrevocable, royalty-free licence to publish the posts on the Internet or other online transmissions or by means of any other electronic medium whether now known or subsequently developed, provided that he or she will always be acknowledged as the author of the posts.