Law Updates

By Phoebe Logan

28.05.21

Overhaul of NSW Sexual Consent Laws

On Tuesday 25 May 2021, New South Wales Attorney-General, Mark Speakman, announced changes that will be made to the state’s consent laws.  The new laws have already sparked the ire of the legal…

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Aulich Advice Panel

By Monica McGrath

28.05.21

Aulich Advice Panel – Introduction and Episode One

Welcome to the Aulich Advice Panel series. Erin Taylor, Partner, introduces you to the new series in this first video. Each video after will provide brief advice from one of our expert lawyers….

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Law Updates

By Alexis Currier

26.05.21

Euthanasia: Is the ACT getting left behind?

On 18 May 2021, the Queensland Government became the latest Australian state to announce they would be moving forward with legislating voluntary assisted dying (euthanasia). It is expected that the draft legislation to…

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News

By Ben Aulich

21.05.21

Abolish the Death Penalty

US Governor Henry McMaster has recently reigned into law a bill that forces death row inmates to choose between the electric chair or a newly formed firing squad. This will allow his state,…

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Criminal Law

By Carley Hitchins

14.05.21

Can you be a feminist criminal defence lawyer?

I remember sitting in a tutorial at university after having disclosed to one of my peers that I worked in criminal defence. My peer shrieked and asked the question every criminal defence lawyer…

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News

By Peter Woodhouse

10.05.21

Ben Aulich – an update from our Managing Partner

I appeared on behalf of Ben Aulich today in the ACT Magistrates Court for a mention of his matter.  I reiterated our concerns that particulars of the charges against Ben have still not…

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Law Updates

By Charlene Harris

10.05.21

Roll Out the Red Carpet for Body Worn Cameras

The ACT Government is currently considering legislative change that would expand the types of situations in which ACT Police can use body worn cameras (“BWCs”). What is a BWC? As the name suggests,…

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