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ALHR sounds alarm on offshore detentionJul 19 2018

Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) has slammed the forcible detention of asylum seekers to Australia in detention facilities across Papua New Guinea and Nauru.

by Grace Ormsby

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Jul 18 2018‘Enthusiastic yes’ proposal for consent laws concerning: ALA

The Australian Lawyers Alliance has urged the NSW Law Reform Commission to consider the use of resto...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jul 18 2018Dangerous or careless? Qld firm wants clarity

Queensland’s Creevey Russell Lawyers have questioned the interpretation of the state’s new traff...

by Grace Ormsby

Jul 16 2018Where do our A-Gs stand on policing sexual harassment in law?

Following our recent reporting about the effectiveness or otherwise of professional bodies in law to...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jul 16 20185 judges appointed for Vic Supreme Court, Court of Appeal

The Victorian state government has elevated two judges to the Court of Appeal and appointed three ne...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Senate crossbenchers request AFP investigation following charges against former ACT A-GJul 12 2018

Four crossbenchers in the Senate have written to the Australian Federal Police asking for an investigation into allegations that the federal...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Reflections on how far ATSI women in law have comeJul 09 2018

With NAIDOC Week kicking off this week, Lawyers Weekly spoke with two trailblazing women lawyers about their experiences, what issues are st...

by Jerome Doraisamy

NSW Bar president criticises ‘ill-timed’ comments from Minster for PoliceJul 08 2018

New South Wales Bar Association president Arthur Moses SC has said recent comments from the state’s Minister for Policeabout the ongoing c...

by Jerome Doraisamy

A-G makes 4 reappointments, 1 new appointment to AATJul 05 2018

Federal Attorney-General Christian Porter has announced four reappointments and one new appointment to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Lawyers Alliance takes strong stance on Uluru StatementJul 03 2018

The Australian Lawyers Alliance has responded to the recommendation of the referendum council to provide constitutional recognition to Indig...

by Jerome Doraisamy