Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 7 to 13 October 2019

by Sydney Criminal Lawyers

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

NSW Government’s Relentless Attack on Our Right to Protest

The new legislation is just the latest in a suite of laws which criminalise dissent.

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NSW Police Force Releases its Rules for Personal Searches

Practise what you preach: the NSW Police Force has released its Personal Search Manual.

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CBA Faces Criminal Charges for ‘Hawking’

Australia’s largest bank is facing 87 criminal charges for selling insurance policies through unsolicited phone calls.

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Sydney’s Rebellion Heats Up: An Interview With Extinction Rebellion’s Elly Baxter

The protest saw around 30 climate change activists arrested and dragged off by police.

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Bring Jock Palfreeman Home

Despite CCTV footage suggesting he acted in self defence, Jock will continue to languish in Bulgarian immigration detention for at least another two months.

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Police Are Now Arresting Our Elderly for Protesting

There are concerns about the state of our ‘democracy’ when police are arresting children and the elderly for protesting.

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NSW Police Strip Search Toddler

The officers are alleged to have removed the baby’s clothes and nappy, in contravention of laws relating to strip searches.

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Who Does Scott Morrison Represent, Anyway?

As our PM appeared at the UN praising our nation’s action on climate change, many were asking whose interests he was actually representing.

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The Law on Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm

A man is facing assault charges for allegedly burning a two-year old baby with a cigarette lighter and boiling water.

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Heavy-Handed Climate Arrests: An Interview With Extinction Rebellion Arrestee Lily Campbell

Lily Campbell was arrested for protesting and detained for 26 hours.

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Suing Police Over Unlawful Strip Search: An Interview With Luke Moore

Luke Moore is suing over an unlawful strip search, after being acquitted of hindering police for refusing to comply.

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The NSW Government’s Relentless Assault on Civil Liberties

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#10. The NSW Government’s Relentless Assault on Civil Liberties

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Practising Whitefella Law: An Interview With Bardi Barrister Munya Andrews

Victoria’s most senior First Nations Barrister Munya Andrews is raising awareness of Indigenous culture through consultancy and diversity advocacy.

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Government Lies About Metadata Scheme

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#9. Government Lies About Metadata Scheme

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Testifying to West Papuan Atrocities: An Interview With Academic Jason MacLeod

The Australian government is once again supporting Indonesia during the massacre of those who helped us in times of war.

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There’s a Deafening Silence on the Current ‘Debt and Deficit Crisis’

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#8. There’s a Deafening Silence on the Current ‘Debt and Deficit Crisis’

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Free Jock Palfreeman From Arbitrary Post-Release Detention

Sydney man Jock Palfreeman is being detained in a Bulgarian detention centre, despite being granted parole.

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