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The courts have a principle that that a long criminal record diminishes the extent to which disadvantage can be taken into account. Such a principle gives courts no other option but to sentence those aboriginal people who have a life time of criminal activity as a result of growing up in third world, inter-generational poverty in their communities. 47 more words
September 22, 2012
AN Afghan asylum seeker has won a last-minute reprieve against deportation, which is understood to have been scheduled for 2pm tomorrow.
A Federal Magistrates Court judge overturned the decision by Immigration Minister Chris Bowen to deport the 34-year-old Hazara man from Australia on the grounds his application for refugee status was misconceived. 301 more words
Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong only look close together when viewed from a long way away. They all have a common law eDiscovery tradition, but it is coincidence of timing rather than any specific commonality which groups them together in this post. 597 more words