Royal Commission

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Righting wrongs

Righting wrongs In this blog Sophie Parsons outlines the outcome of the recent High Court decision of Binsaris v Northern Territory and the renewed interest in implementing recommendations from the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in...

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ASIC prosecuting company directors

ASIC prosecuting company directors It has become a loosely held secret around legal circles that ASIC are about to charge up to 50 Directors of large listed companies. This is beyond the media reports of ASIC talking about prosecuting Directors....

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Historic sexual offences. Finding truth amid faded memories.

Historic sexual offences. Finding truth amid faded memories. The last thing our client thought would happen when he went to the Royal Commission and told the story of the sexual abuse he had suffered as a child was that he...

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Cross-examination at the Royal Commission into institutional abuse of children

Cross-examination at the Royal Commission into institutional abuse of children We have been appearing at a large number of the case studies involved in this Royal Commission. This Royal Commission has been a fascinating, sometimes truly terrible, insight into both...

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Attending a hearing at the Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse

Attending a hearing at the Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse Attending the Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse is an interesting process. You enter a court room that seems to have been constructed...

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Royal Commission – Private sessions and hearings

Royal Commission – Private sessions and hearings Since we last wrote about the Royal Commission into Institutional responses to child sexual abuse, we have received a number of enquiries in relation to the difference between the conduct by the Royal...

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What constitutes an institution in the Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse?

What constitutes an institution in the Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse? With the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse underway, we have taken a particular interest in the possible impacts and implications of...