It’s good to look back on an extraordinary 2020 to re-set the gauges of life for 2021 and beyond. A virus has curtailed personal liberties in the name of a wider good, so the challenge becomes to decide how basic freedoms can be entrenched better in ordinary times – and extraordinary times – in future. This year will feature a push for human rights laws for all of us in more jurisdictions (including federally) and, in particular, the quest for justice denied these past 12 years for Sue Neill-Fraser, still locked in Hobart’s Risdon jail.
- Turmoil roils legal profession and police services
- Parliament should have war power, not Executive
- Hypocrite MHR Kevin Andrews proposes fancy human rights law!
- Trade minister is against fair trade!
- Catholic nun puts Timor oil ’security’ trials in context
- Lindy and Michael Chamberlain were dead wrong
- Former magistrate given 12 months jail
- Should prisoners get C19 vaccine early?
- Judge to review UK’s human rights act