Category Archives: Justice

underage binge drinking

This seems to be a problem of modern times so I have been wondering why this has occurred over the years. When I was young, a great many years ago, we had drinking under age of course, but I can … Continue reading

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The Law and Justice

I have looked at this blog and can see why it is not too clear what is being ranted about if one hasn’t been following the same news stories. The stories which initiated the rant were the stories, in all … Continue reading

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the law and justice?

I find that it is frightening the way that the law is administered by a well proven justice system and then overruled by¬† weak politicians as a result of pressure from daily papers¬† which have very little cridibility but a … Continue reading

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In war is the enemy a criminal or just an enemy?

I read that Hicks is to be charged with opposing the US army in Afghanistan, is it now a crime in war to fight for a cause which opposes US government’s aggressive intentions? What about all the Germans, Italians, Vietnamese, … Continue reading

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what use is an Australian Passport?

Government lawyer, Solicitor-General David Bennett, QC, told the court a general obligation for the Federal Government to protect citizens abroad “is simply something that the law has never recognised”. This seems a strange claim to make since we Australians have … Continue reading

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Hicks inevitable sentence and time served in Australia

I note that under questioning, Mr Rudd was asked if he would squash any conviction if Hicks was returned to Australia to serve out his sentence, his response was interesting in that it gave Mr Howard a chance to comment … Continue reading

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Hicks needs a fair process

How can Howard talk about Hicks having a fair process when he still is letting it be known that he considers Hicks guilty even now before he has been officially charged. For Hicks to have a fair trial it is … Continue reading

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Where is the law?

This news is frightening in that it seems to indicate that Howard and Bush have no interest in maintaining the law and just want to charge these people in Guantanamo Bay with something and have a life sentence brought down … Continue reading

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industrial relations

How is it that Kevin Andrews thinks it so necessary to look after the interests of the Village Theatre complex which has millions of dollars when it is not necessary to reward a loyal employee of 20 years. An ordinary … Continue reading

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Denial of the Presumption of Innocence

Why is it that we now have a prime minister and an attorney general that have abandoned the right to a fair trial before being found guilty of a legal infringement. I was stunned when I heard these two senior … Continue reading

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