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Shoplifting, how much does it cost our community?

23.11.17

If you bundle shoplifting, fraud by employees or suppliers, and “shrink” together, the Global Retail Theft Barometer reports that Australians pay some serious money as retailers try to make up for those losses. In fact,…

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Substantial Impairment by Abnormality of the Mind- A Partial Defence to Murder

26.10.17

Substantial Impairment by Abnormality of the Mind– A Partial Defence to Murder In Regina v Malcolm Robert Potts, a 33 year old NSW man with schizophrenia stabbed his father to death with a knife in…

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Mistaken Identity and Being Charged for a Crime You Didn’t Commit

20.10.17

Mistaken Identity and Being Charged for a Crime You Didn’t Commit There are plenty of legendary stories about mistaken identities, from celebrity mix-ups to the return of long-lost relatives. Take for instance the identity mix-up…

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False Confessions

17.10.17

False Confessions We see it in the movies all the time. A suspect is taken into custody and after many hours of questioning the police announce they have a confession. Are all these confessions accurate…

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WTF? – Can I be charged for swearing?

09.10.17

WTF? – Can I be charged for swearing? Teenagers do it. Workmates do it. Your spouse does it and even our former Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd’s was caught on film doing it. Wtf is wrong…

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Is the NSW Government’s enforcement of payment of tolls unconstitutional?

13.09.17

Our Principal, Adam Ly, appeared on Channel 7 News to provide his opinion on whether the requirement that road tolls be paid was unconstitutional. Bob Jervis of Queenland argues that the imposition of toll charges…

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Profiting off our Prisoners

08.09.17

Profiting Off of Our Prisoners According to a report by Sentencing Project titled International Growth Trends in Prison Privatization, Australia has the highest number of inmates in privately operated prisons than anywhere else in the…

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Is justice only just for the rich?

29.08.17

Is justice only just for the rich? Despite 20 years of reported economic growth in Australia, many people live in poverty. Reported estimates range from 11.8% to 20% of Australians living in poverty with an…

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Should we drug test social welfare recipients?

21.08.17

Should we drug test social welfare recipients? 2000 random welfare recipients in the Canterbury-Bankstown Area will be tested for Ice, Ecstacy and Cannabis, as early as next year. In Australia’s continuous war on drugs, a…

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The Sex Abuse Scandal of the Catholic Church – Are clergy above the law?

15.08.17

The Sex Abuse Scandal of the Catholic Church – Are clergy above the law? Earlier this year, a high level Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse found that 7% of Australian priests belonging…

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