As noted by Julian Burnside, “The hanging of Ronald Ryan polarised Victoria and focussed national attention on the issue of capital punishment”. http://www.julianburnside.com.au/law/r-v-ryan/ On reading… Read More »The Last Man Hanged and the rule of law: Representing Peter Walker bad Character, s501
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Randalls and Minister for Immigration and Border Protection (Migration) (2017) AATA 2279 (20 November 2017). The case: The client was a national of Ireland who… Read More »Good news for those who like to drink, drive fast and lie.
As can be seen in the figures the Minister has been hard at work cancelling those he finds undesirable: in 2015, according to figures released by… Read More »It may be “efficient” but is it just: the new character cancellation mode pursuant to s501