Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 6 to 12 January 2020

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

The Offence of Causing Bushfires in New South Wales

A 79-year old man has been arrested and charged with causing four bushfires.

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Paramedics Don’t Call Police Over Illicit Drug-Related Ambulance Call-Outs

If you or someone you know is having a bad experience with drugs, it may be handy to know that “[p]olice are only called to an overdose if there is any danger to the ambulance officers or if the person dies.”

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NSW Police Facilitate Bikie Meth Trade, According to Watchdog Chief

The soon to be stood down chief of the LECC asserts that bikies are able to run the ice trade because of inside information from corrupt police officers.

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Police Cannot Arrest Individuals Without Intending to Charge Them, High Court Rules

The High Court recently ruled that police do not have the power to arrest individuals without a warrant if there is no clear intention to charge them with a specific offence.

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Sack Scott Morrison: An Interview With Uni Students for Climate Justice’s Gavin Stanbrook

Rallies around the country are calling for the prime minister to stand down due to a range of issues, including his conduct during the bushfire crisis.

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Global War, Anyone? Trump’s Got One Brewing With Iran

Trump’s assassination of a highly respected Iranian military official and threats to destroy the nation’s cultural sites have the potential to trigger yet another unnecessary war, and make all of us less safe.

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Scammers, looters and arsonists – the dark side of the bushfire tragedy

Disasters that are meant to bring people together can bring out the worst in some.

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The Offence of Sexual Assault

Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein has been charged with additional sexual assault offences.

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Stop Morrison’s Straight White Privilege Laws: An Interview With CARR’s April Holcombe

Despite the current bushfire crisis, our PM has been working on a “reinforced bigot’s bill” which significantly increases the discrimination permissible by people of faith against non-believers.

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Posting About Politicians? The NSW Police Force May Have You In Their Sights

The NSW Police Force is proactively investigating those it thinks are fixated on public officials.

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Consider the Garment Worker Behind the Price Tag: An Interview With BCWS’ Kalpona Akter

Cheap clothes come at a human cost, but consumers can make a real difference by demanding that basic human rights are adhered to in the manufacturing process.

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Debunking the Myth that the Greens Caused the Bushfire Crisis: An Interview With MLC David Shoebridge

Conservative politicians have been trying to blame the Greens for the current bushfire crisis.

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Australia Forges Ahead With the Politics of Lying and Getting Away With It

Australian politicians have been actively engaging in misinformation campaigns, while accusing those who call them out as publishers of ‘fake news’.

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