By Erin Taylor


Aggressive misogynism – what does that even mean?

A bit of a change up for our blog this week. Rather than a post about proposed changes in the law or an analysis of recent Court decisions, we’ve decided to post a…

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Criminal Law

By Peter Woodhouse


Proposed bikie laws are ill-thought-out and unlikely to be effective.

The ABC and Canberra Times is heralding the news this morning that the ACT Government is set to introduce a surprise Bill on Thursday targeting bikies and organised crime. Apparently, under the new…

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News & Current Affairs  .  Civil Law

By Caitlin Holloway


Eastman compensation case: a precis.

 Unless you have been living under a rock, you would have heard that David Eastman, who was acquitted of the murder of Australian Federal Police assistant commissioner Colin Winchester after his retrial last…

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Criminal Law  .  News & Current Affairs

By Alexis Currier


A pawsitive outcome? – A review of the animal welfare amendments in the ACT

On 16 May 2019, the ACT Government introduced the Animal Welfare Legislation Amendment Bill into the Legislative Assembly. The Bill proposed a number of changes to the Animal Welfare Act 1992 (ACT), which…

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Criminal Law  .  News & Current Affairs

By Peter Woodhouse


Driving whilst tired? An awakening on the laws of dangerous driving.

Today marks the start of another long weekend.  On weekends like this and as the weather warms, Australians (and Canberrans in particular) will take to the roads and flock to the coast.  …

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