Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 3 to 9 June 2024

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

Inadmissible Hearsay Evidence Must Not Be Allowed Before Jury, Despite Absence of Challenge

The appeal caught quashed a manslaughter conviction after inadmissible hearsay evidence was admitted without challenge during trial.

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Naarm and Gadigal Escalate for Rafah and Against Australian Complicity in Gaza

As Israel descends on civilians in Rafah, activists have escalated their actions and vowed to continue until the genocide ends.

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Thousands of Australian Public Servants Speak Out Against Israeli Atrocities

Over 2,000 public servants have put their names to an open letter calling on the PM to end his support for Israel.

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What is a Mandatory Criminal Case Conference in New South Wales?

The conferences provide an opportunity for the prosecution and defence to resolve serious criminal cases.

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Australians Fighting in Gaza Should’ve Been Warned of Potential Prosecution, Says Greg Barns SC

Highly-respected barrister Greg Barns SC explains that Australians who travelled to Gaza to engage in armed conflict should have been warned they could be guilty of serious crimes.

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Double-Demerit Points Apply Over King’s Birthday Long Weekend

Double demerits apply from midnight until the end of Monday for speeding, using a mobile phone while driving, not wearing a seatbelt and riding without a helmet.

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NSW Police Watchdog to Review Lawfulness of Bail Compliance Checks

The LECC aims to determine whether the police practice of attending people’s homes and workplaces without a warrant to determine bail compliance is lawful.

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The Stage Is Set for a Federal Human Rights Act: But Does Albanese Have the Fortitude?

“Australia is the only western liberal democracy without some form of federal charter of human rights”.

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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Fraud in Australia

Recent reports suggest billions of dollars have been obtained from the scheme by way of dishonest conduct.

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“A Progressive Escalation of BDS Actions Worldwide”: An Interview With BDS Australia

The Anti-Apartheid movement was instrumental in dismantling the regime in South Africa and is now focusing its efforts on the separatist policies of Israeli.

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Parliament Finds Policing Mental Health Crises Is Deadly, But Major Parties Resist Reform

Despite evidence police are insufficiently trained to deal with mental health crises and are often escalating situations, the major parties are unwilling to make changes.

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