TAG: right to fair trial
End of the Line for Police ‘Line-ups’ in South Australia?
A number of recent South Australian Bills have proposed changes to evidence law that would allow idenitity evidence to be admitted to court when it has been obtained other than through a live line-up. Adelaide Law School’s Kellie Toole considers whether the proposed changes balance the imperatives of ensuring the defendant’s right to a fair trial and […]
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Reforming Military Justice
On 21 June 2012, the Attorney-General introduced two Bills to Parliament, the Military Court of Australia Bill 2012 and the Military Court of Australia (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012. (The Bills can be accessed here). The Bills are the culmination of a series of attempts by the Commonwealth to create a new institution […]
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