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Indigenous People can NEVER BE Constitutional Aliens

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  • 24 August 2021
  Love & Thoms v Commonwealth [2020] HCA 3 Mr Thoms was born in New Zealand and as such was a New Zealand citizen. But he had resided permanently in Australia since 1994 and is a d
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A gendered Criminal Justice System?

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  • 12 July 2021
  Across many professions and businesses there exist both here in Australia and across many other nations a stark imbalance of men to women in positions of power. The criminal justice
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Freedom of Contract - is there really such a thing?

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  • 02 July 2021
  It has been premised that employers and employees have the right to negotiate their terms of contract. The concept of autonomy describes this as people should be free to choose whom they
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Trial by Media – Good or Bad?

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  • 26 April 2021
A defendant should be considered innocent until proven guilty.  All defendants have a right to a fair trial,[1] which requires a verdict made by an impartial jury.  The jury must determin
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Can a Defendant be Prosecuted Using Illegally Obtained Evidence?

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  • 14 April 2021
In some instances, evidence that points to a defendant’s guilt may have been obtained illegally.  For example, by a police search without a warrant, or a covert video of a crime being co
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The Importance of Open Justice

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  • 12 April 2021
Open justice is a central feature of Australia’s judicial system.  Open justice means court rooms are open for the public to view.[1]   In particular, it allows for journalists
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Have you been unfairly dismissed?

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  • 29 March 2021
  In these uncertain times it is worthwhile knowing the various duties and laws that govern our employment sector in Australia. One protection some Australian workers have is the statu
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Why Australia Needs a National Bill of Rights

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  • 29 March 2021
What is a Bill of Rights? A bill of rights is a set of fundamental rights and freedoms that are legally protected.[1]  Many common law countries including the United States, United Kingdo
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How Can an Accused Defend Themselves Against an Absent Witness

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  • 16 March 2021
  In light of recent allegations against the Attorney General Christian Porter, made by a now deceased woman.  It seems an apt time to examine what options a defendant has if they are
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Bullying and Harassment in the workplace

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  • 11 March 2021
Bullying and Harassment in the workplace  Most of us spent at least 38 hours a week at work or more. This is more hours than we will spend awake at home. Therefore, our workplace must
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