Experts have warned that Australians’ civil rights are being incrementally eroded following a string of legislative changes and (mis)use of police powers. Drawing upon the recent momentum of the Rethinking Strip Search Report, this article traverses interrelated examples of legislation and police practices that are infringing upon a cornerstone of Australia’s democracy — civil rights.
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We are delighted to welcome Justice Maxwell AC, President of the Court of Appeal (Victoria), to UNSW Law.
Professor McNeill will examine the emergence, extent, legitimation and experience of ‘mass supervision’, drawing on the analysis offered in his recent book Pervasive Punishment (Emerald Publishing, 2019).
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In a recent seminar jointly sponsored by CCLJ and the Allens Hub for Technology, Law & Innovation, Associate Professors Stacey Hannem and Christopher J Schneider from Canada discussed their chapters in a new book.
On the 10th April, the CCLJ and the University of Wollongong School of Law welcomed Associate Professor Anna Carline from the University of Leicester’s School of Law for a seminar on rape law reform and criminal barristers’ perspectives in England and Wales.
Click here to watch a recording of the seminar.
Deadline for abstracts is 1 February 2019.