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Murdoch law students provide legal support for Coronial Inquest

August 29th, 2016

Murdoch Law students and alumni are part of a dedicated team supporting Maxine Bennell with the Coronial Inquest into the death of her son, Jayden Bennell.

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Opinion: WA has to learn from the lessons of the NT juvenile corrections crisis

July 29th, 2016

Anna Copeland questions whether other jurisdictions will learn the lessons out of this crisis.

In reaction to the disturbing scenes of torture and inhumane treatment from the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre in Darwin, Director of Clinical Legal Education, Anna Copeland writes an opinion piece on children in solitary confinement.

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Experts available for commentary on the State and Federal Budgets

May 7th, 2015


Murdoch University has several experts who can comment on a number of issues which may arise from the Federal Budget on May 12 and the WA State Budget on May 14.

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Western Australia contravening human rights

March 18th, 2013

Members of Murdoch University’s School of Law and SCALES community legal centre are challenging the conditions under which juvenile offenders are being held at Hakea adult prison.

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New legal group to defend turfed tenants

January 3rd, 2013

A group led by Murdoch University’s School of Law and SCALES community legal centre is developing a task force to look at legislation that is seeing tenants evicted without proper legal process.

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