In case you’ve missed any of them, here’s a rundown of the past week’s articles:
Police Shoot Through Car Window of Man Who Allegedly Ignored Curfew
According to police, the man was at a service station after curfew hours and drove towards officers after ignoring directions to turn off his vehicle.
Parramatta Local Court Reports Positive COVID-19 Case
It has been reported that a contractor who last worked in Parramatta Local Court on 12 August 2020 has tested positive for coronavirus.
NSW Greens Push for Laws to Prevent Discrimination Against Sex Workers
“No one should face discrimination inside or outside of the workplace, no matter their chosen profession”.
Beware of COVID-19 Scams
Scamwatch has reported a significant increae in individuals impersonating government agencies to steal personal information.
Drug Importation in Australia
Three men have been charged with importing hundreds of kilograms of cocaine into Australia.
Defending Black Lives Matter: An Interview With Barrister Felicity Graham
“[S]ometimes a case demands exposing abuse of power by executive officers.”
Lawyers Condemn UK Over Assange Extradition, as US Submits New Indictment
“[O]ne of the most dangerous features of… [the Assange] case is the idea that the US can seek to extradite any person, anywhere in the world, if they upset US interests”.
The War Between Google and the ACCC: What Does it Mean for Users?
Google claims that forcing it to share ad revenue with news outlets could lead to a user pays system.
The Rule in De Simoni: A Court Cannot Sentence on Facts that Indicate a More Serious Offence
A judge or magistrate cannot sentence a defendant upon facts that indicate a more serious offence than that for which they are before the court.
COVID Vaccine Will Be ‘As Mandatory As Possible’
No jab, no freedom. Thoughts?
“This Is Indefinite Detention”: Councillor Jonathan Sri on the Kangaroo Point Standoff
The movement to free refugees who’ve been detained for years has only become stronger during the current pandemic.
Enhanced COVID Policing Is Fast Becoming the New Norm
Police are out in force across the nation asserting the power given to them during the current pandemic.
How To Use Legal Principles To Protect Your Client and Get a Better Result – A Simple Guide to ‘Parker Warnings,’ ‘Double Counting’ and ‘De Simoni’
Sexual Harassment Can Amount to Common Assault
A 41-year old man has pleaded guilty to common assault after slapping a 22-year old bar tender on the bottom.
Latham Targets Trans Children for Political Gain, Regardless of the Harm
Mark Latham has launched yet another attack on transgender and gender diverse children.
ACT Will Raise the Age of Criminal Responsibility
Our nation’s capital will become the first jurisdiction to raise the age from which a child can be prosecuted for a criminal offence.
Call Minister Tudge to Save Refugees’ Phones: An Interview With Mostafa Azimitabar
Refugee advocates will be making clear to the acting immigration minister that his proposal to allow the confiscation of detainees’ phones is unacceptable.
Abducting Your Own Child Can Amount to a Crime in Australia
An 84-year old man has been sentenced for his role in enabling disgruntled parents to have their children abducted in breach of Family Court orders.
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