Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 18 to 24 November 2019

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

Police Allegedly Shot Dead an Unarmed Teen

It’s the first time an Australian police officer has been charged with murder over a First Nations death in custody since colonisation.

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The Offence of Refusing to Leave a Licensed Premises in NSW

An intoxicated NSW Police Chief Inspector was ejected from a pub and found himself on the wrong side of the law after flashing his police badge and ordering the bouncer to let him back in.

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The Crime of Arson in New South Wales

Two youths have been charged with arson offences, as bushfires rage across the state.

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NSW Serious Crime Prevention Orders Are Lawful, High Court Rules

The High Court has ruled against three alleged bikies who challenged laws which make it harder for them to go about their normal daily lives.

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The Great Dividing Range Between Morrison and the People

There is an ever-increasing disconnect between the views of our politicians and those of the populace.

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Victims of Police Shooting to be Paid Over $2 Million

Taxpayers will again foot the bill.

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Sexual Assault Investigation into Julian Assange Dropped

Swedish prosecutors have formally closed the investigation, conceding the evidence against him is too weak.

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Dance in Defiance: An Interview With Keep Sydney Open’s Tyson Koh

A mobile street protest will take place in Sydney at 2pm tomorrow to demand pill testing at music festivals.

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Dumping and Punching: NSW Police Watchdog Investigates Brutality and Misconduct

The LECC has investigated a number of disturbing incidents of police brutality and other forms of misconduct.

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Suspicious Circumstances: Mark Mason Was Outnumbered When Fatally Shot

A NSW police officer shot the First Nations man twice at close range, despite there being four nearby officers “who could quite easily have subdued” him.

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Transphobic Barriers to DV Help: An Interview With LGBTIQ Voices for Change’s Jayke Burgess

A joint initiative seeks to raise awareness about domestic violence in LGBTIQ relationships.

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Mob-Led Criminal Justice Diversion: An Interview With Deadly Connection’s Keenan Mundine

Keenan Mundine is using his experience with the criminal justice system to stop other First Nations people from going down the same path.

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Man Bashes Heavily Pregnant Muslim Woman

He allegedly made derogatory comments about Muslims before punching the woman, who was wearing a hijab, more than a dozen times in the head and stomping on her after she fell to the floor.

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US Backs Ousting of Democratically-Elected Bolivian President

The United States backed the removal of a leader who championed policies such as Indigenous rights and climate action, which the world superpower saw as against its own financial interests.

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