In case you’ve missed any of them, here’s a rundown of the past week’s articles:
“Systemic Unlawfulness”: An Interview With Dr Vicki Sentas on Police Powers
Police officers in our state are systematically acting illegally in the exercise of their powers.
Another Catholic Priest Guilty of Sexually Abusing Children
The priest is behind bars after a jury found him guilty of molesting six children.
Sparked by the Cronulla Riots: NSW Police Emergency Public Disorder Powers
The laws were enacted to deal with large-scale public disorder, but are now being used to suppress dissent in a wide range of situations.
NSW Police Watchdog: No Teeth and Underfunded
The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission is chronically underfunded and has no power to discipline police officers.
Mass Climate Refugees on the Horizon: An Interview With Dr Ian M McGregor
Experts warn that an increasing number of populations will be forced to migrate due to climate change.
Morrison Intensifies Campaign to Silence Australians
Our PM has threatened to ban Australians from campaigning against big businesses.
“Don’t Take Advantage of Our System”: Racist Traffic Cops Lay Bare NSW Police Culture
The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission recommended that police officers who engaged in ‘serious misconduct’ should not be fined or dismissed.
Top 20 Legal Aid Fee Earning Law Firms in NSW
Here are the private law firms that generate the most income from Legal Aid in New South Wales.
When the Rivers Run Dry: An Interview With Bourke Water Activist Fleur Thompson
Water shortages are set to continue as businesses are favoured over the needs of communities.
Suspicious Circumstances: Rebecca Maher, Neglected and Left to Die
Police picked Rebecca Maher up from the side of the road and left her to die in a cell.
Another NSW Police Officer Faces Court Over Assault Charges
The officer has been suspended on full pay while his case goes through the courts.
People in High Places are Calling for Drug Decriminalisation
Former police commissioners, leading barristers, politicians and coroners are calling for drug possession to be decriminalised.
A Legal App for International Students: An Interview With RLC Solicitor Sean Stimson
The Redfern Legal Centre has developed an app that can answer thousands of legal questions.
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