Tag: Anti Association Laws

Sentencing at the ICC

In the fifth post in our series of collaborative posts with New South Wales Young Lawyers’ International Law Committee, Louisa Spiteri examines the ICC’s sentencing of a Congolese warlord.

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Roundtable on high risk offenders

Today, the Rule of Law Institute attended a roundtable hosted by the NSW Department of Justice, to discuss the state’s high risk offender post-sentence supervision and detention regime, together with representatives from Legal Aid NSW, the Aboriginal Legal Service, the Law Society of NSW, the NSW Bar Association, the NSW DPP, the Public Defenders Office, and the NSW Police Force.

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Muhammad Ali and equality before the law

In the fourth post in our series of collaborative posts with New South Wales Young Lawyers’ International Law Committee, Robert Size examines Muhammad Ali’s brush with the rule of law.

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Operation Demetrius

Today marks the 45th anniversary of Operation Demetrius, the British Army’s controversial dawn raids in Northern Ireland. William Shrubb looks back on the torture and imprisonment without trial that characterised the raids.

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Media Mash-Up: Youth detention around Australia

The recent Four Corners story on youth detention in the Northern Territory has sparked interest in and concern about the issue. This media mash-up will review relevant legislation and media articles about youth detention around Australia.

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The annexation of Goa

In the third post in our series of collaborative posts with New South Wales Young Lawyers’ International Law Committee, Joshua Wood examines the Indian annexation of Goa in 1961.

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Brexit and the rule of law

In the second post in our series of collaborative posts with New South Wales Young Lawyers’ International Law Committee, Halyna Danylak examines the rule of law implications of the Brexit referendum.

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Queensland terrorism legislation

Last week, the Queensland Parliament’s Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee tabled its report on proposed amendments to terrorism legislation. William Shrubb investigates.

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Legal Aid and access to justice

Victorian serial offender Adrian Bayley had a rape conviction overturned last week, but his legal team was forced to work for free after Victorian Legal Aid refused to fund his appeal. William Shrubb asks why.

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