Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 15 to 21 April 2019

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

Suspected Misconduct by Juror Triggers Investigation

The Court of Appeal ordered an investigation into allegations that a juror in a sexual assault trial published a Facebook post calling for ‘sex predators’ to be ‘put down like dogs’.

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Remembering Sydney’s Bunny Killer: The Crime of Aggravated Cruelty to Animals

The 36-year old Sydney financier got his kicks by torturing rabbits while high on ‘ice’.

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Scott Morrison: The Dumbing Down of Kirribilli

Our bumbling Pentecostal PM has done his best to impose his religious views on the Australian population, while at the same making misleading statements about a range of matters including the state of our economy.

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Another Catholic Priest Charged with Child Sexual Offences

The priest is accused of molesting five children aged between 12 and 15 at a NSW boarding school in the 1980s.

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Men Impersonate Police to Rob Currency Exchange

Two men are at large after pretending to be police officers to make it easier for them to rob a currency exchange store.

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Sydney Man Accused of Procuring Children for Unlawful Sexual Activity

A man will appear in court today charged with approaching kids in a Marrickville park yesterday and attempting to procure for them for unlawful sexual activity.

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Double Demerits Over the Easter Long Weekend

Double demerits are in force for an extended period this Easter.

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Morrison Targets Animal Rights Activists, While Nazis Go Unhindered

Our PM has vowed to target those who expose animal cruelty, while little is done to deter extreme right wing hate preachers from inciting violence.

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On Legalising and Regulating Cocaine: An Interview With Dr Julian Buchanan

Dr Buchanan believes that unless the possession and use of all drugs is legalised, bias in the system will continue.

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Free Assange: Incarcerated for Exposing the Truth

Julian Assange faces up to 45 years behind bars for exposing “the homicidal way America conducts its colonial wars”.

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Wrongly Convicted Man Dies in Hit and Run

A Perth man who spent 12 years in prison after being wrongly convicted of murder due to police misconduct has been killed in a hit and run incident.

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It’s Time to Regulate Cocaine and MDMA: An Interview with Transform’s Steve Rolles

The man who published a guide on Cannabis regulation which informed Canada as it legalised the drug, believes it’s time to regulate stimulants such as cocaine and ‘ecstacy’.

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Indiscriminate Slaughter: The Leaks that Led to the Targeting of Assange

WikiLeaks published a treasure-trove of information debunking US propaganda about its foreign invasions, including evidence of the indiscriminate slaughter of Iraqi civilians, the murder of children and bombings at public events in Afghanistan, and the long term detention of innocent civilians at Guantanamo Bay.

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