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NJP principal solicitor George Newhouse discusses the US Supreme Court’s Roe v Wade decision in The Conversation

Has US-style politicisation of the courts come to Australia? In the landmark 1973 decision of Roe v Wade, the US Supreme Court held that the right to privacy provided by the 14th amendment to the US Constitution protects a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion. Last month, a leaked draft of Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization revealed that a majority of the Supreme Court is …

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WA government apologises for police treatment of murdered baby’s family

State attorney general John Quigley says ‘I am truly sorry’ over murder of baby Charlie, who was killed after police left him at crime scene. The Western Australian government has pardoned and apologised to the Yamatji family of a baby who was brutally murdered by Mervyn Bell after the baby’s mother was arrested by police who had been called to …

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Apology and pardons in WA baby death case

Family lawyer and National Justice Project principal solicitor George Newhouse discusses ongoing actions to hold the police accountable in relation to the baby Charlie case. Report published in the Riverine Herald. A grieving Aboriginal mother who was brutally assaulted by her former partner – who then kidnapped and murdered her baby boy – has finally received an apology and pardon …

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“Their goal was to break us”

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