Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 3 to 9 January 2022

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

Drug Importation Sentence Reduced, as Mitigating Factors Given Insufficient Weight

The sentencing judge failed to give sufficient weight to personal factors, such as the defendant’s age and immaturity.

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Letting COVID Rip Condemns the Vulnerable to Ensure Market Wellbeing

There are concerns the removal of restrictions will put our most vulnerable at risk.

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Sacked for Being Vaxxed

A woman is claiming unfair dismissal after her position was terminated for having a COVID-19 vaccination.

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Far-Right Provocateurs Have Descended Upon Old Parliament House

The mainstream media has blatantly misrepresented the events at Old Parliament House.

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“Adani’s Mine Is Up and Running”: Frontline Action on Coal’s Andy Paine on Disrupting It

“[P]eople of conscience and courage are going to keep working to try to stop climate disaster.”

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NSW Police See In the New Year Having a Field Day Enforcing Antiquated Drug Laws

Police have quickly recommenced their traumatic strip-searches and heavy-handed drug enforcement.

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Stop the Dame Phyllis Frost Expansion: An Interview with Homes Not Prisons’ Karen Fletcher

Homes Not Prison is campaigning for a halt to the expansion in women’s prisons and adequate of funding of diversionary measures.

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When Can Police Use Pepper Spray in New South Wales?

An internal investigation is underway into the death of a man who was pepper sprayed by NSW police.

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Catholic Church Liable for Child Sexual Abuse by Priest

The Church has been found liable and ordered to pay damages for child sexual offences committed by one of its priests.

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Silence as Closest Allies Continue Extralegal Detention of Assange, 1,000 Days On

This week saw the award-winning journalist spend his thousandth day in prison for exposing the truth.

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