Nick has written the following articles for criminal law journals and seminars for other lawyers: Committal_Hearing_Essentials_-_9_September_2011 ‘The defence of an honest and reasonable mistake of fact’ ‘Kelly v The Queen – The thin edge of the verballing wedge’; (2005) 42 (6) LSJ at 62; ‘Jones v Dunkel in the criminal trial – witnesses other than […]
The police shooting death of 18-year-old “terror suspect” Numan Haider was greeted with the inevitable shrieking about “crazed fanatics” and headlines that slotted snugly into the Federal Government’s narrative of “the enemy within”.
EXPERIENCED NSW Police have had serious misgivings with the political forces behind what some see as the gratuitous show of strength in the “war” against terrorism.
In the blizzard of global publicity over the hacking of erotic celebrity photos, proposals for historic changes to Australian privacy laws seem to have been lost.
Just as I had finished blogging about the NSW Police Spin Machine – it was swinging into insidious action yet again.