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Opinion: Section 18C is too broad and too vague, and should be repealed

September 1st, 2016

The authors Dr Augusto Zimmermann, Joshua Forrester and Lorraine Finlay with Murdoch School of Law Dean Professor Jurgen Brohmer (second right) at the launch of their book on 18C

In an article for The Conversation, Murdoch academics Lorraine Finlay and Dr Augusto Zimmerman, and PhD candidate Joshua Forrester argue section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act is not constitutional and infringes the implied freedom of political communication.

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Legal philosophy conference comes to Murdoch

May 5th, 2014

Questions about the law and legal systems will be debated and discussed at the Australian Society of Legal Philosophy (ASLP) annual conference and book symposium at Murdoch University’s School of Law in June.

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Conference looks at threats to free speech

September 17th, 2012

Religious vilification laws, Julian Assange, the Finkelstein Inquiry and the bill of rights are topics for debate at Threats to Freedom of Speech, hosted by Murdoch University’s School of Law.

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