About Daryl Lum

Daryl is pursuing his Juris Doctor in Law at the Singapore University of Social Sciences. Other than his dreams of being called to the Singapore Bar, he hopes that he can become a professional football player (too old), a professional cyclist (too slow) and a professional gamer (too lousy). He will make peace with not achieving the latter three dreams so long as he gets his SUSS law degree and gets called to the Singapore Bar.

Law school ain’t all about studying…

Exams are FINALLY over! My preparation was punctuated by illness, work disruption and a whole load of other things but then I just realised that that is just life. Oh yes, to those who are coming in as 1Ls... welcome to our beloved law school! Welcome to four years of constant assignments and deadlines to [...]

By |2021-11-30T01:36:51+08:00November 30th, 2021|Blog Posts|0 Comments

My experience with Covid-19

Recently I tested positive for Covid-19 on the 23rd of October. It was a typical Saturday. I had gone to the gym in the morning with some friends from law school (yes we do have a group of us who are focused on keeping healthy and will exercise on Saturday mornings). I did not feel [...]

By |2021-11-01T13:22:19+08:00November 1st, 2021|Blog Posts|0 Comments

Resilience

I have some friends who graduated from the SMU School of Law. Some of them were the pioneer batches of the law school. Whenever they spoke of their experience at their law school, they usually spoke about how their law school focused more on corporate law and the fact that their legal education was more [...]

By |2021-10-30T21:53:11+08:00October 30th, 2021|Blog Posts|0 Comments

Nullum Crimen Nulla Poena Sine Lege

Nullum crimen nulla poena sine lege is a Latin phrase that translates to "no crime no penalty without law" This is a legal principle that for a crime to be made out and for punishments to be meted out for that crime, there has to be a law in place. This principle stems from the concept [...]

By |2021-09-15T21:35:50+08:00September 15th, 2021|Concepts|0 Comments

At the end of a very busy week…

Life in SUSS SOL is really very hectic. Not because of school work alone but a confluence of factors, mainly work-related. When I meet friends that are furthering their studies in the midst of their careers, I've always wondered how it would be like juggling studies and work. I can now attest that this is [...]

By |2021-08-23T16:04:56+08:00August 23rd, 2021|Blog Posts|0 Comments

It actually gets enjoyable after a while…

The first semester actually went by in a flash. There were three things that I had to get used to and I think this would come in handy for future batches coming into SUSS School of Law. Always remember that you're a student You are no longer the boss you may be at your workplace. [...]

By |2021-07-31T20:31:54+08:00July 31st, 2021|Blog Posts|0 Comments

Does an aquittal equate to innocence?

Not many of my friends know that I am pursuing a law degree. This may come as a surprise as I blog and am starting to create videos about my life as a mid-career law student. Thus at times, I get to sit down and chat with some people and get to know their thoughts [...]

By |2021-07-18T23:41:10+08:00July 18th, 2021|Blog Posts|0 Comments

Genesis

Perhaps now it's an appropriate time to share how JustFollowLaw.com came about. I am a fledgling law student in a fledgling law school. I turn 40 this year and my last experience as an undergraduate some 19 years ago is already a distant memory. My main regret was that I did not take many photos [...]

By |2021-07-03T22:15:41+08:00July 3rd, 2021|Blog Posts|2 Comments
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