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Informative, jargon-free stories about law reform, legal education, test cases, miscarriages of justice and legal culture. The Law Report makes the law accessible. Presented by Damien Carrick.

Informative, jargon-free stories about law reform, legal education, test cases, miscarriages of justice and legal culture. The Law Report makes the law accessible. Presented by Damien Carrick.
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Melbourne, VIC

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Informative, jargon-free stories about law reform, legal education, test cases, miscarriages of justice and legal culture. The Law Report makes the law accessible. Presented by Damien Carrick.

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English

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Law Report GPO Box 9994 Melbourne 3006 (03) 9626 1642


Episodes

HCA rules on prenup and US Opioid crisis

11/14/2017
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The High Court of Australia unanimously agreed that a pre-nup signed between a Gold Coast Property developer and his fiancee was not fair or reasonable. And in 2016, 60,000 American deaths are linked to opoids. What are the regulations and policies to tackle the crisis?

Duration: 00:28:21


Acquired Brain Injury and the criminal justice system

11/7/2017
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Hear first hand experiences from former prisoners living with ABI. They are part of a project advocating for people Acquired Brain Injuries, a group who are massively over-represented in the criminal justice system.

Duration: 00:28:22


HCA decision on dual citizenship; Youth detention in the US and Europe

10/31/2017
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What are the consequences of the High Court's decision on the 'Citizenship 7'? And as the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory prepares to hand down its final report, a look at juvenile detention in the US and Europe.

Duration: 00:28:21


High Court rules on Tasmanian protest laws; Is a text message a valid Will?

10/24/2017
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What impact will the High Court's decision to overturn Tasmania's anti-protest laws have on other states who are have or are considering similar laws? And does an unsent text message constitute a valid Will? The Queensland Supreme Court says yes.

Duration: 00:28:31


Getting under the skin, laws around Tattoo Parlours in NSW and Japan

10/17/2017
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Licence to tattoo in NSW. Japan requires tattooists to be doctors.

Duration: 00:28:21


Regional planning 'anarchy' letting down communities

10/10/2017
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The Law Report travels to an abattoir in the deep north of Victoria and Western Australia's South West wine region to find a regional planning system that is 'broken.'

Duration: 00:28:21


The uncertain future of Tiny Airports

10/3/2017
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Tiny Airports in trouble.

Duration: 00:28:21


Health Justice Partnerships

9/26/2017
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Taking the pulse of Health Justice Partnerships.

Duration: 00:28:21


Retiring Chief Justice of the Family Court Diana Bryant

9/19/2017
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Retiring Chief Justice reflects on thirteen years in the Family Court.

Duration: 00:28:21


In the political spotlight: same sex marriage and voluntary euthanasia

9/12/2017
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High Court ruling on Same Sex Marriage postal survey . Moves to legalise assisted dying in Victoria and NSW.

Duration: 00:28:22


Offensive behaviour or play on words?

9/5/2017
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Danny Lim's controversial sandwich board.

Duration: 00:28:21


China, a land of paradox

8/29/2017
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Rule of law in China.

Duration: 00:28:21


Abortion laws in NSW and Queensland

8/22/2017
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Calls for decriminalisation of pregnancy terminations in NSW and Queensland .

Duration: 00:28:31


German legislation targets fake news and hate speech on social media platforms

8/15/2017
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World first German legislation targets social media hate speech.

Duration: 00:28:21


Victorian Supreme court rules on Beveridge mobile phone bill

8/8/2017
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The man with the $191,000 phone bill.

Duration: 00:28:22


Julian Burnside: Watching Out

8/1/2017
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Julian Burnside reflects on justice and injustice.

Duration: 00:28:39


National snapshot of legal profession

7/25/2017
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Women in the legal profession.

Duration: 00:28:21


Is practicing criminal law bad for your mental health?

7/11/2017
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Is practising criminal law bad for your mental health?

Duration: 00:28:22


What next for the George Pell case, and meet the Australian gun advocate in Guatemala

7/4/2017
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What next in the George Pell case? Meet the Australian fighting gun violence in Guatemala.

Duration: 00:28:31


UNHRC decision on transgender birth certificate and HCA ruling on Photo ID

6/27/2017
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Transgender and identity. High Court ruling photo ID .

Duration: 00:28:32

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