GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO THE ROYAL COMMISSION’S FINAL REPORT ON REDRESS AND CIVIL LITIGATION

On 14 September this year, The Royal Commission handed down their final report on redress and civil litigation in regards to Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Established in January 2013, the Royal Commission was a recommendation to the Governor-General from the then Prime Minister Juli

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COWORKING FOR LAWYERS?

Coworking or shared working environments is hardly a new concept but it’s still widely known for being the domain of creatives or those working in IT. Increasingly however sole professionals are joining the fold. Clarence Professional Group is a Sydney virtual space dedicated to legal professio

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What is Criminal Law?

Australian Criminal law was developed from common law and statutes enacted by the government, such as the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW). It is chiefly controlled by the State; however, an increasing component of criminal law is made by the government, such as the Anti-Terrorism Act (No. 2) 2005 (Cth). The p

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Division of Australian Criminal Courts

Australian criminal courts are divided into several categories, including: Local and Magistrate, District and County, Supreme, Federal and High courts. The court which hears a criminal trial depends on the severity of the offence in question. Local and Magistrate Courts – Local

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