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CLArion November 2022 – Big win for remedies when rights breached

CLArion November 2022 – Big win for remedies when rights breached

One jurisdiction has agreed to implement the principle of ‘No Rights Without Remedies’ starting in 2023, as the campaign for a national Human Rights Act switches into higher gear with a briefing to MPs in Parliament House. The federal Budget delivered in small ways for rights and liberties, but there were worrying failures nationally and internationally in terms of Australia’s prison systems, and in how we run trials whee rape is alleged, including serious new questions surrounding judicial directions, the rights of juries and ‘counselling’ in and out of court…raised here for the first time.

  • Federal judicial commission likely
  • Judge threatens to prosecute govt over jailing children
  • One jurisdiction raises age of criminal responsibility
  • Former AG warns spook agencies need ‘adult supervision’
  • Charles 3, defender of 9.8% of Aussies, says Robbo
  • State grants police even more powers
  • Ethics training provider decided by selective tender
  • Prisoners want more pay: no rise for two decades
  • British judges racially biased: report
  • Dead man has conviction overturned

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