Criminal Law

By Peter Woodhouse

30.01.17

50 years since Ronald Ryan hanged – time to end the death penalty for good?

I am against the death penalty.  I don’t care what the person has been charged with, I don’t agree with it.  Most lawyers probably agree with me.  I reckon most Australians probably agree…

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Criminal Law

By Rachael Scott

23.01.17

Think twice this Australia Day

Approximately 60,000 drivers were caught and fined for speeding on ACT roads in 2016, totalling more than $15 million in fines.  Fines issued by police accounted for 6% of all fines, with the…

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Criminal Law

By Satomi Hamon

18.01.17

Dangerous dog laws in the ACT

Should the ACT government consider tougher rules for ‘dangerous dog breeds’? Recently, there was an article in the Canberra Times that reported the story of two dog attack victims, Jack Hartigan and Daniel…

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Criminal Law

By Adrian McKenna

11.01.17

So you’ve been called for jury duty: What now!?

The day may come when you least expect. That fateful letter with your name on it and your date to attend court for jury duty. Serving on a jury is part of your…

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Criminal Law

By Rachael Scott

10.01.17

Sussan Ley: Are harsher restrictions necessary for Politician Privileges?

It was confirmed last week that Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley will stand aside pending an investigation into the numerous travel claims made to the Gold Coast over the past two years. ABC…

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