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20 Oct 2017
High Court overturns ‘excessive’ anti-protest legislation
Bob Brown’s recent victory in the High Court over the Tasmanian government was a win for fundamental democratic rights, according to a legal expert....
Blocked
20 Oct 2017
Changes to Australian citizenship laws blocked
Attempts to beef up the requirements to obtain Australian citizenship were thwarted this week, after the government failed to muster cross-bench suppo...
Warning
20 Oct 2017
Lawyers warn against mandatory sentencing measures amid political jeers
Mandatory sentencing has become a topic for politicians on both sides of Federal Parliament to jostle over, with the nation’s peak legal body urging...
20 Oct 2017
Sick leave to look after your pet?
In a landmark court case, an Italian woman has been granted sick leave to look after her ill dog. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
19 Oct 2017
ALA welcomes ‘tough’ Qld manslaughter laws
The Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA) has welcomed Queensland’s new industrial manslaughter legislation. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
18 Oct 2017
DV has worsened in a generation: Quentin Bryce
Former governor-general of Australia Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO has spoken of her deep distress about the domestic violence crisis that is sweeping the...
16 Oct 2017
Hamlet suffers slings and arrows of top Victorian barristers
Victorian judges and barristers have performed the unique play Please, Continue (Hamlet) at the Melbourne Festival. Write comment (0 Comments...
13 Oct 2017
When justice fails, according to Assange
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has dismissed the capacity of judicial systems to deal with complex, politicised cases, based on his own experience w...
13 Oct 2017
Treatment of kids under Aussie anti-terrorism laws an over-reach: ABA
The Australian Bar Association has urged the government to reconsider proposed reforms to Australian counter-terrorism laws that will permit the deten...
13 Oct 2017
Supreme Court maintains silence amid crime sentencing controversy in Victoria
The Supreme Court of Victoria has continued to hold its ground and impartiality, refusing to provide an official statement on a successful sentencing ...
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