Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 3 to 9 February 2020

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

Sentencing for Multiple Offences: Concurrent and Cumulative Sentences

A man is facing a string of charges after a collision killed four children over the weekend.

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What Are State of Emergency Powers In New South Wales?

NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian has declared a state of emergency three times during the 2019-20 bushfire season.

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Australian Privacy Laws Must Be Strengthened

The Department of Human Services is disclosing the medical records of thousands.

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“They Lie All the Time”: An Interview With the News Corp Lie-In’s Brad Pedersen

Many Australians are sick and tired of News Corp’s ongoing campaign of lies and misinformation.

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The Australian Constitution Does Not Protect Our Rights

The fact that our constitution guarantees very few rights has allowed governments to systematically remove our freedoms and legal safeguards.

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Tell the Truth: An Interview With the People’s Climate Assembly’s John Wurcker

There are calls for the government to declare a climate emergency and act on climate change, before it’s too late.

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Is Possessing Pornography Permitted In Prison?

There are strict rules about what inmates are allowed to possess behind bars.

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Federal ICAC Now: An Interview With Wake the F%cK Up Australia’s Alex Devantier

Calls are growing for the introduction of a federal corruption watchdog.

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Child Sexual Abuse and Trafficking are Prevalent in Australia

A girl was locked in a car, driven hundreds of kilometres, filmed while being sexually abused, and the film was distributed over the internet.

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Are All Body Modifications Legal in Australia?

The law regulates certain body modifications.

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Trump’s Israeli “Deal of the Century” Shafts Palestinians

The Trump administration’s newly-released ‘Middle East peace plan’ aims to legitimise Israeli occupation, expansion and human rights violations.

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Time to Overhaul Unfair Criminal Confiscation Laws Nationally

“The laws reverse the burden of proof and allow police and prosecutors to seize an alleged criminal’s family assets instantly without warning.”

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The Racism in Australia’s Response to the Coronavirus

Denying entry to anyone travelling from anywhere in China is “counter to the advice of the World Health Organisation”, and at odds with how Australia has treated deadly viruses such as ‘swine flu’ that plagued the US and UK.

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