Journal of International and Comparative Law (JICL)


Journal of International and Comparative Law (JICL)

Dec 2015


JICL promotes international legal research and scholarship encouraging new insights into law in context. It publishes expert accounts and thought-provoking assessments of important theoretical or jurisprudential questions.

The latest issue of the JICL carries a special collection of articles on separation of powers guest-edited by HP Lee (Monash) and Jaclyn Neo (NUS).  The articles evaluate the significance of separation of powers in the context of some contemporary developments in UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan and India, including “The Role of Courts, the Executive and the Legislature in Crafting Constitutional Remedies [in Canada]” by Kent Roach, “Accommodating Responsible Government with the Separation of Powers [in Australia]” by Peter Gerangelos, “Defining the Appropriate Judicial Role in a Transforming South Africa” by Hugh Corder, “Checks and Balances in the Tripartite US Government” by Wayne McCormack, “Potential for Constitutional Dialogue in India” by Rehan Abeyratne and Didon Misri, “Autonomy, Deference and Control: Judicial Facets of Separation of Powers in Singapore” by Jaclyn Neo and on “Judicial Perspectives of the Separation of Powers in [HKSAR]” by P Y Lo and Albert H Y Chen.

Currently the journal is receiving submissions for publication in 2020. Submissions may be sent to Professor Anton Cooray at to whom any inquiries may also be directed.