Miscarriages of justice and compensation

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If you are serving a prison sentence and an appeal court quashes your conviction and sets you free, will you receive compensation for the time you spent behind bars? It depends on where you live.

Federal Court rules on Geoffrey Rush defamation case, High Court upholds protest exclusion zones at abortion clinics

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Justice Wigney of the Federal Court has ruled that the Daily Telegraph newspaper defamed actor Geoffrey Rush by claiming he had sexually harassed an actor later to be revealed as Eryn Jean Norvill. And the High Court of Australia has upheld the constitutional validity of protest exclusion zones around

The Sale of Land Amendment Bill has been reintroduced into the Victorian Parliament

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Further to my post about this issue on 30 January 2019 (see: https://melbournepropertylaw.blogspot.com/2019/01/what-amendments-are-proposed-to-sale-of.html), the Sale of Land Amendment Bill 2019 was reintroduced into the Victorian Parliament on 20 March 2019 and had it second reading in the  lower house (the Legislative Assembly) on 21 March 2019.

It is expected to be passed when the

Meet Tara Schultz

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From the age of twelve Tara Schultz was groomed by a much older man, sexually abused and became addicted to drugs. Now 31 she survived, sought justice through the courts and has completed a university degree.