Ill-conceived war on drugs

Reading Gwynne Dyer’s article, "Police against drug prohibition make a case" (January 9,) I am reminded of a letter I sent to a local paper 18 years ago. The letter was in support of a Victoria Police chief superintendent who had called for…

Law needs reason

Katrina Williams’ letter (Letters, February 1) is strong on emotion but short on fact. She says she doesn’t know whether the judge or the law society is more wrong for the acquittal of James Cook, and she refers to the ACT’s "out of touch judges&q…

Sentencing

CLA opposes any proposal for mandatory sentencing legislation.

Read CLA’s paper here (150kb PDF file).