Lulu Banay has a passion for using the law to protect the rights of vulnerable individuals. Lulu began working with Capital Punishment Justice Project when she participated in the inaugural Monash Anti-Death Penalty Clinic in 2018. Since the completion of her placement at the clinic, Lulu has continued to work at the clinic on a voluntary basis and has worked on cases across the globe. Lulu won a travel scholarship from Monash University in recognition of her outstanding work at the clinic and in 2019 travelled to New Orleans to volunteer at the Capital Appeals Project. Whilst in New Orleans Lulu completed a research project on racial bias in death penalty jury empanelment and deliberation. Lulu is a lawyer based in Melbourne and has a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce from Monash University.
If Singapore pushes ahead with a death sentence given to an intellectually disabled man on drug offences, it will be in breach of international law. Continue reading »