Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 26 July to 1 August 2021

by Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Sydney Criminal Lawyers®

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

Sydney Brothers Charged Over Alleged Gangland Murder

The brothers have been charged over the alleged murder of Mejid Hamzy in October last year.

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Growing Discontent and the Politics of Lockdown

The recent protests highlight the growing divisions and frustrations of a public under pressure.

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Morrison’s Mixed Messages About Anti-Lockdown Protests

The prime minister rebuked the Sydney protests while supporting a colleague who stated “[a]t some point in this fight, civil disobedience is going to have to be done”.

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Christian Porter Ordered to Pay Legal Costs

The nation’s former chief law officer and his barrister have been ordered to pay the legal costs incurred by a former friend of the accuser.

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High Court Rules Lockdown Restrictions Are Constitutional

The highest court in the land ruled that lockdown restrictions do not contravene the Australian constitution.

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Review to be Held Into Workplace Culture In NSW Parliament

The review will look into bullying, harassment and sexual misconduct by parliamentarians.

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Scrutinising Berejiklian’s COVID Response: An Interview With David Shoebridge

A parliamentary inquiry is being held into the state’s current lockdowns.

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The Need for a Medicinal Cannabis Driving Defence: An Interview With Former Magistrate David Heilpern

“There is no defence for having a prescription or using medicinally, so it means that a whole range of people are caught up in these silly drug driving laws.”

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On a Trajectory Towards Self-Annihilation: An Interview With Dr Helen Caldicott

Renowned social commentator Dr Helen Caldicott has warned that despite “all its wisdom, the human race is killing itself”.

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Giving Up Safeguards to Protect Against Terrorists

Flashback Friday, 2015.

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The Impact of Lockdowns on Australia’s Youth

Social isolation and a lack of hope are fuelling mental health issues among our young people.

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The Federal Government Does Not Want a National Bill of Rights

Australia is the only western democracy not to have a national Bill or Charter of Rights.

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Are We Being Scared Into Handing Over Our Rights?

Flashback from 2015:

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Sydney Criminal Lawyer Loses Appeal Against Finding of Deceptive Conduct

The appeal court confirmed that the lawyer had deceived investors in relation to a fraudulent trading scheme.

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Government to Remove More Legal Safeguards

Flashback from 2016:

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Instead of Rights for All, Morrison Is Pushing for a “Christian Bill of Rights”

The prime minister is against a bill of rights for all, but is pushing for laws to enable people of faith to discriminate against others.

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NSW Anti-Protest Laws: Taking Care of Big Business

Flashback from 2016:

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NSW Government Ramps Up Offensive Against Protests

Police have been given more power, the military has been called in and penalties have been increased.

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