Criminal oversight: A human rights review of recent criminal justice law in New South Wales (2001)

This paper analyses eight criminal justice laws applicable in New South Wales – six are matters of state legislation, one is the absence of state legislation and one is a High Court decision. The cases were chosen for their currency and the degree of concern expressed about them. In each case the law about which there was concern is identified, the suggested human rights breach is noted, some background to the development of each law is given, and then the international jurisprudence is applied, leading to a provisional conclusion. Continue reading “Criminal oversight: A human rights review of recent criminal justice law in New South Wales (2001)”

Youth street rights: A policy & legislation review (Tim Anderson, Steve Campbell and Sheree Turner, 1999)

This report is a policy and legislation review of developments in youth street rights and the relevant police powers, since the Kids in Justice (Youth Justice Coalition) report of 1990. Continue reading “Youth street rights: A policy & legislation review (Tim Anderson, Steve Campbell and Sheree Turner, 1999)”