Subhas Anandan: The Best I Could (new edition)() About the Book“We live in a society where our judicial system is such that every man. Learn more about The Best I Could in the National Library Board Singapore digital collection. Title details for The Best I Could by Subhas Anandan – Available. Part autobiography, part log of Singapore’s criminal history, The Best I Could was written by Singapore’s most prominent criminal lawyer, Subhas Anandan.

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Refresh and try again. And are the criminals who he subhs really the monsters they are made out to be? The Best I Could S1. I was wrong when I got to the other section because his life was really interest Like all autobiographies, you are essentially reading a person’s very subjective thoughts.

But why does he choose to represent clients who are to all intents and purposes guilty? I wish he could have lived longer. Some of the cases were also familiar to me because I had studied them as part of a forensic science module I took.

It’s about the very ideals that even the worst of criminals do deserve a fair hearing at the courts. Fo It’s clear that Subhas Anandan wants to be seen as someone who values family ties, friendships and loyalty above all. What sets him apart is not the fact that he defends them for the sake of defending them, but more so in the belief that the system works and that it should and ought to work even for those that the public have already made up their minds.

From taking on the sensational cases of Took Leng How, Anthony Ler and Ah Long San to his views on mandatory death sentences and police entrapmentSubhas Anandan has become the face of criminal defence in Singapore.


However the content is far from boring, and Subhas’s dry humour flashes occasionally. Player Size Small xpx. Began at 7pm and ended at midnight. Overall, it was a refreshing and easy read with Subhas Anandan’s insights into some of the most notorious cases in Singapore.

Subha example, Subhas’s description of his prison experiences are abruptly cut short and the book jumps to the section describing some of his cases, leaving the reader wanting him to finish this fascinating part of his life.

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An especially inspiring read for bset or current law students as well. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Toggle World Cup Pass For existing subscribers, please sign in to watch. Date of Birth Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Month 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Year Please enter a valid date.

Although he would be the first to point out the system’s shortcomings, he genuinely believes that it works most of the time.

Open Preview See a Problem? His writing is concise and the tone scrupulously objective. If you’re still having trouble, follow these steps to sign in. For new subscribers, click here to find available subscription plans. Cancel Subscription Are you sure you want to cancel this subscription? Apr 17, Tanmin rated it it was amazing.

Why is availability limited? Go to Toggle App Back to Browsing. Wonderful criminal lawyer who defended the ‘bad’ guys! And are the criminals who he represents really the monsters they are made out to be? Title Isbn Imprint Author.


Ever tge Channel 5 aired a TV series based on the cases discussed in the late Subhas Anandan’s The Best I CouldI became interested in reading the source material where all these crimes were anadan about. Johnatton rated it really liked it Jun 01, Both books have been very insightful and interesting reads. Please add your card again, or add a different card. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

The Best I Could

It’s clear that Subhas Anandan wants to be seen as someone who values family ties, friendships and loyalty above all. I just couldn’t put down this book once I subha reading. This book offers good insight to the many prolific cases as well as Mr Subhas’s personality off the court. Obviously, the main reason why I borrowed this book was to read about the cases that Anandan undertook during his time as thd criminal lawyer.

Subhas Anandan: The Best I Could (new edition)

I practically finished it in 3 days. Compared to working in the mo My interest in Subhas Anandan was piqued when my bf sent me the case judgment of Pram Nair v Public Prosecutor.

Please open the page in a different browser. Subhas Anandan is undoubtedly the best-known criminal lawyer in Singapore. Feb 12, Nithya Krsna rated it it was amazing.