ABA writes letter to NT Speaker on Magistrate's political party association Print E-mail
Monday, 25 August 2014 04:20

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Save the date - Silk Bows - High Court of Australia PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 22 August 2014 03:21

All news Silks for 2014 will be invited to take their bows before the High Court of Australia at 3.30pm on Monday 2 February 2015 in Courtroom 1. Read more.

ABA opposes Victoria’s proposed ‘one punch’ laws with mandatory sentences PDF E-mail
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 05:27

The Australian Bar Association (ABA) has added its voice to the growing opposition within the profession to mandatory sentencing following the announcement in Victoria of proposed statutory minimum sentences of 10 years for ‘one punch’ or ‘coward punch’ assaults that lead to death.

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ABA circular for Silks dinner 2015 Print E-mail
Monday, 18 August 2014 03:03

See the attached reminder for the annual dinner to mark the occasion of the new Silks taking their bows, on Monday 2 February 2015 at the High Court in Canberra.

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ABA Vice President comments on Tasmanian Workplaces (Protection from Protestors) Bill PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 15 August 2014 06:43

The ABA Vice President, Fiona McLeod SC has spoken on ABC Northern Tasmania radio in regard to Tasmanian Workplaces (Protection from Protestors) Bill. Click here.

Top End Magistrates must be above party politics Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 00:25

The Australian Bar Association has called for Northern Territory Attorney General to establish a transparent process to investigate apparent close links between Top End Magistrate and Country Liberal Party affairs, in order not to harm public confidence in the independence of the local judiciary.

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