Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 14 to 20 October 2019

by Sydney Criminal Lawyers

In case you’ve missed any of them, here’s a rundown of the past week’s articles:

The Crime of Poisoning in New South Wales

‘Thalidomide babies’ are still waiting for justice nearly sixty years after one of Australia’s biggest ever medical disasters.

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Whataboutism: Avoiding Topics by Raising Irrelevant Ones

People’s Choice.

We’re counting down ten of our most engaging articles in recent times.

#7. Whataboutism: Avoiding Topics by Raising Irrelevant Ones

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Punishment vs Rehabilitation in the Criminal Justice System

Norwegian prisons have lowered reoffending rates by focusing on rehabilitation.

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Section 32 Mental Health Applications Require a Treatment Provider and Plan to be Specified

A section 32 mental health application can only be granted if a treatment provider is nominated and a suitable treatment plan is provided.

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Giving Up Safeguards to Protect Against Terrorists

People’s Choice.

We’re counting down ten of our most engaging articles in recent times.

#6. Giving Up Safeguards to Protect Against Terrorists

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Attacks at Australian Mosques Continue: An Interview With ANIC’s Bilal Rauf

A man armed with a machete approached worshippers in an Australian mosque.

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Police Officer Who Endangered Domestic Violence Victim Avoids Prison

The police officer who endangered a domestic violence victim by giving his ‘mate’ – the woman’s abusive ex-partner – her new address has been given a suspended sentence.

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‘Any Extent’ of Injury Can Amount to Female Genital Mutilation, High Court finds

A mother, nurse and community leader are facing prison after a High Court ruling that the offence of female genital mutilation extends to any injury.

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1984: Dystopian Prophecies Become Reality

People’s Choice.

We’re counting down ten of our most engaging articles in recent times.

#5. 1984: Dystopian Prophecies Become Reality

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“My Moral Duty to Rebel”: An Interview With Scientist Dr Martin Wolterding

The 75-year old climate scientist was arrested, placed in a wrist lock and dragged into custody for standing up for his beliefs.

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Turkish Assault on North Syria Threatens Radical Kurdish Democracy

Turkey says its offensive in Northern Syria is aimed at defending itself against attacks by Kurds, but there are fears it will further destabilise the region.

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Are the Boys in Blue Really There to Protect You?

We’re counting down ten of our most engaging articles in recent years.

#4. Are the Boys in Blue Really There to Help You?

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Inmates Help Farmers by Nurturing Livestock Back to Health

Inmates at Cooma Prison are taking on the responsibility of nurturing sick and injured lambs back to health, and by doing so helping desperate Aussie farmers.

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Governments Criminalise Protest to Silence Dissent: An Interview With Dr Piero Moraro

Our governments are continuing to pass laws which criminalise the act of protesting in order to silence those who are critical of their policies and actions.

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The Fallacy of ‘You Have Nothing to Fear if You Have Nothing to Hide’

People’s Choice.

We’re counting down ten of our most engaging articles in recent times.

#3. The Fallacy of ‘You Have Nothing to Hide if You Have Nothing to Fear’

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Sydney Brothers Not Guilty of Manslaughter

Our client was found not guilty of manslaughter today, over the death of his elderly mother.

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Is It Illegal to Refuse a Strip Search in NSW?

Is it illegal to refuse a strip search? What may occur if you refuse? And what happens if drugs are found during an unlawful search?

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Who do you call when you need help? The police apologist’s mantra

People’s Choice.

We’re counting down ten of our most engaging articles in recent times.

#2. Who Do You Call When You Need Help? The Police Apologist’s Mantra

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The Religious Right to Discriminate Bill: Morrison’s Holy Grail

The legislation doesn’t just affect LGBTIQ people.

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Without Privacy There Is No Freedom

We’re counting down ten of our most engaging articles in recent years.

#1. Without Privacy There is No Freedom

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Silencing Journalists Threatens Democracy: An Interview with Award-Winning Journalist Peter Greste

“Silencing journalists is a threat to our democracy which I believe carries a… very heavy price tag”

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