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17 Jan 2019
Constitutional requirement to consider advice of Indigenous leaders required
Parliament should be constitutionally required to at least consider the advice of a proposed advisory group of Aboriginal leaders, even if it is not o...
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
17 Jan 2019
Sydney Criminal Lawyers responds to Danny Lim arrest
Sydney Criminal Lawyers has issued a response to last week's arrest of well-known local activist Danny Lim. Write comment (3 Comments) ...
James Lawrence
16 Jan 2019
Is the war on software patents over?
Last year, while businesses across Australia were gearing up for the traditional December frenzy, one sector had already received an early Christmas p...
15 Jan 2019
Lawyers respond to Justice Beazley’s appointment as NSW Governor
Following Sunday’s announcement that the Honourable Justice Margaret Beazley AO will be the next Governor of NSW, lawyers and legal organisations ac...
15 Jan 2019
NSW lawyers must advocate for safeguarding of rights and protections in 2019
With two elections facing residents of NSW this year, it is up to lawyers to “meaningfully prioritise access to justice and upholding the rule of l...
14 Jan 2019
LCA slams ‘absurd’ consultation period for sex offender register
Having less than 36 hours to provide “initial high-level views” on the Peter Dutton’s proposed sex offender register is “inappropriate and com...
11 Jan 2019
WA must repeal laws allowing imprisonment for unpaid fines
The Law Council of Australia and Law Society of Western Australia have urged the West Australian state government to remove legislative frameworks tha...
11 Jan 2019
WLANSW elects new president
Larissa Andelman has been elected as the 2019 Women Lawyers Association of NSW president for 2019, and has imparted a manifesto on the association for...
10 Jan 2019
Child abuse survivors now able to sue institutions in NSW
A “legal roadblock” preventing thousands of survivors of child sexual abuse in NSW from suing churches and other institutions in which their abuse...
10 Jan 2019
Caution needed for proposed sex offender register
Only offenders who pose a demonstrable risk to children should have to be listed on a National Public Register of Child Sex Offenders, according to a ...
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