Protector of the Rule of Law Award 2023 The Rule of Law Education Centre is delighted to announce...Read More
The draft syllabus is supposedly aligned to the F–10 Australian Curriculum (version 9.0).
Really? Where is the Civics and Citizenship 7-10 curriculum? Its presence is clearly stated in the Australian Curriculum, but omitted from NESA 7-10 syllabuses. Why? When democracies around the world are experiencing backsliding and the rise of extremism the need for active and informed citizens is clearly evident.
Shoutout to NSW State Archives for providing us with a copy of the original transcript for the first Civil Case in NSW between a poor convict couple and a powerful ships captain over a parcel of goods lost on the First Fleet.Read More
Discussion on the legal realities of the Voice, featuring two legal experts, Professor Greg Williams on NO side of the voice debate, and Chris Merritt on the YES side. The Debate can be found at https://youtu.be/AULx4WKDkPY. This document outlines the points made by both experts during the debate.Read More
Professional Development for Legal Studies Teachers- An interview with Margaret Cunneen SC where she provides contemporary examples based upon her extensive experience within the criminal justice system including her time not only in the prosecution of high-profile cases, such as Skaf and the Butcher of Bega, Graeme Reeves, but also in defence of many accused personsRead More
The Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu undertook a judicial overhaul under the guise of a proposed reform. The reforms had two major changes. First they would give politicians greater power to select judges. Second, the reforms would permit the Israeli parliament to overrule the judiciary.Read More