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Too little, too late

The West Australian has published an extensive piece by Tim Clarke on the horrific abduction and murder of Charlie Mullaley.

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Mona and Cindy: 32 years a lonely road to justice for Bourke teens

Senior writer for The Australian Rosemary Neill’s extensive report on the horrific death of two Bourke, NSW teenagers, includes the National Project’s involvement in the case. Thirty two years after a man ­accused of killing two Aboriginal girls – and molesting the critically injured younger child – walked free from a court in Bourke, NSW, the grieving families’ long-held wish …

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Could Australia’s courts go the way of the US Supreme Court?

NJP’s Principal Solicitor George Newhouse and ANU political scientist and research fellow Dr Patrick Leslie discuss Roe Vs Wade with ABC Life Matter’s Hilary Harper. The overturning of Roe V Wade has raised questions about the ideological bias in the SCOTUS. Good thing that could never happen in Australia’s High Court, right? We look at how ideology influences High Court …

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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 …