At the end of February 2017, David Anderson QC will step down from the position of Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation in the UK after six years in the job. It is not yet known who will … Read the rest
Welcome to the February edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup. This is the first Events Roundup for 2017.
Remember, if you have an AUSPUBLAW opportunity, conference or significant public lecture, being held any where around Australia or … Read the rest
BY SARAH MOULDS
The Criminal Code Amendment (High Risk Terrorist Offenders) Bill 2016 (Cth) (the Bill) provides for the continued detention of terrorist offenders in prison, after their sentences have been served, where the offender poses an unacceptable risk to … Read the rest
By ANDREW EDGAR
The recent dispute between the Commonwealth Attorney-General, Senator George Brandis QC, and the Commonwealth Solicitor-General, Justin Gleeson SC, related to the Legal Services Amendment (Solicitor-General Opinions) Direction 2016. The amendment required referral of legal issues to … Read the rest
Welcome to the December edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup. This will be the last roundup for 2016; the roundup will recommence in February next year.
Before we get to the roundup, we would like to once … Read the rest