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Are you keeping up with legislation?

The volume and complexity of law is of great concern in maintaining the rule of law. If the law is so complex and vast that it cannot be known fairness and certainty in the legal system suffers. Scrutiny of bills is important in...

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Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act

Sweeping new powers to investigate the use of drugs amongst athletes have been proposed in amendments to the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act. The Senate Committee considering the amendments received a range of...

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RoLIA interviewed by LexisNexis

RoLIA interviewed by LexisNexis: To understand the rule of law, one must understand it as the result of an ongoing historical process…Today, the concept has become synonymous with accountability and transparency, but there...

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UTS Journalism Essay Prizes Awarded

RoLIA awarded three students from the University of Technology, Sydney, with prizes for their essays on the rule of law and regulation of the media. The Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Theo van Leeuwen, and...

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Riverina Legal Studies Workshop

RoLIA Research Officer, Laura Hicks was invited by the Riverina Social Science Teachers Association (RivSSTA) to present at their legal studies teachers workshop in Corowa. Laura presented on the rule of law and family law (the...

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Rule of Law Contemporary Issues Conference

RoLIA and the Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law at The University of Queensland’s TC Beirne School of Law were proud to present the Conference on Rule of Law: Contemporary Issues with the support of the...

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Public Law in the Pub

RoLIA Secretary/Treasurer Mr Ben Giles was invited by the Public Law and Government Committee of Young Lawyers NSW to present at the ‘Public Law in the Pub’ event.  The topic of the event was “Do we need a right to privacy?” ...

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Mass Media, Democracy and the Rule of Law Conference

In the past 20 years, the world has been unprecedentedly swept by the rhetoric, and at times the reality, of democracy and the rule of law. Alongside these revolutions, mass media have undergone their own transformations,...

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The Hague Rule of Law Network – 6th Annual Meeting

The RoLIA CEO, Richard Gilbert, attended the Hague Rule of Law Network Meeting in the Hague on 28/29 April 2011. [ba-quote]The aim of this meeting was to explore the many affinities and tensions that exist between rule of law...

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