He delivered justice in the case of A Kugan, who was brutally tortured and found dead in police custody.
And he spoke up for the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission, which is what many are clamouring for.
Justice V T Singham retires after delivering a judgement that stunned the nation.
Blog visitor Hamid Ibrahim adds:
I knew Singham from 1966 when I was the Town Council Secretary in Teluk Intan. He was Judge’s clerk and he was very keen on learning the law. He was with Cheang Lee Ong – Advocates & Solicitors.