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PM seeks quicky justice to own liking

PM seeks quicky justice to own liking

Grave concerns are held for the direction the Timor Leste government is heading in relation to judges and justice. The rule of law is in serious danger. 14 Dec 2014  Read article » ...

David Szach: denying a dying man

David Szach: denying a dying man

If you had been wrongly convicted of murder, you’d want your name formally cleared, wouldn’t you? So does a man who doesn’t have long to live. 13 Dec 2014 Read article » ...

CIAlia…where lies rule, torture prevails

CIAlia…where lies rule, torture prevails

The CIA is become the Stasi of the States, or a state unto itself. Why would Australia work with an agency that its own Congress and people can’t trust? 11 Dec 2014 Read article » ...

School ‘reform’ undermines intelligence

School ‘reform’ undermines intelligence

By a niggardly, narrow focus on the mechanics of illuminating children’s minds, we’re selling them and our nation short in terms of future intelligence, Des Griffin says. 5 Dec 2014 Read article » ...

Man freed by close shave, 12 years late

Man freed by close shave, 12 years late

Leighton Hay, an innocent man, spent 12-plus years in jail for murder, wronged by the ‘justice’ system, and was eventually freed only because of a close shave. 4 Dec 2014. Read article » ...

What kind of ABC do we want?

What kind of ABC do we want?

So far the debate has been mostly about funding, Don Aitkin says. But it’s equally important for Australians to decide exactly what type of ABC we want. 3 Dec 2014 Read article » ...

Dec 2014 newsletter: Groups coalesce to mount national justice campaign

Dec 2014 newsletter: Groups coalesce  to mount national justice campaign

Diverse groups concerned about static standards of justice in the legal system are to mount a long-term national campaign; equally, falling parliamentary standards are causing concern. 30 Nov 2014 Read article » ...

Parke wants to save our genes

Parke wants to save our genes

A foolish, lazy parliament refuses to safeguard rights to our own genes, putting Australian women at distinct disadvantage to American women in testing for breast cancer. 26 Nov 2014 Read article » ...

Your data anonymous? Ha!

Your data anonymous? Ha!

Can you safeguard your privacy? No, says Stillgherrian, pointing out that a simple taxi ride might reveal all to anyone with prying eyes and evil intentions. 25 Nov 2014 Read article » ...

CJ urges bar to be more outspoken

CJ urges bar to be more outspoken

Chief Justice Robert French has welcomed more women becoming barristers, but urged the entire bar to fulfil its duty to speak out on rule of law issues. 17 Nov 2014 Read article » ...

Outsiders see with different outlook

Outsiders see with different outlook

Daniel Mori’s book, about the company cowards keep, allows those who see a coloured light on a different hill to examine the perspective they are coming from. 11 Nov 2014 Read article » ...

Just one freedom law, please

Just one freedom law, please

With tranches of new, freedom-curtailing terror bills passing parliament, making 65 new laws in the past decade, when will we get our first freedom-enhancing law? 10 Nov 2014 Read article » ...

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