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Youth Justice Amendment 2015

On 22 January 2016, the Youth Justice sub-committee for the Law & Justice Institute provide to the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee its submission on the Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015. The focus of the submission was on some of the practical implications of the 2014 amendment to the Youth Justice […]

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A DISCUSSION WITH BRET WALKER SC

Hosted by the Law & Justice Institute (Qld) an intimate discussion about law, life and the universe with the country’s pre-eminent silk, Bret Walker SC. Hosted by LJI president Peter Callaghan SC and closing remarks by the Chief Justice of Queensland, Catherine Holmes. The AGM of the Law & Justice Institute (Qld) will follow the […]

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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Our AGM will follow the Bret Walker SC event. Notice of Annual General Meeting of the Law & Justice Institute (Qld) Inc   You are advised that the Annual General Meeting for: Law & Justice Institute (Qld) Inc is to be held at: Address of meeting venue:        140 Ann Street, Brisbane QLD 4000   […]

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PUBLICATION – LEGISLATIVE ENCROACHMENT ON JUDICIAL DISCRETION IN QUEENSLAND

LEGISLATIVE ENCROACHMENT ON JUDICIAL DISCRETION IN QUEENSLAND Researched and authored by Evelyn Hoare and Nathan Lindsay August 2014 Publication here

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PUBLICATION – JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS IN QLD

JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS IN QUEENSLAND: OPTIONS FOR REFORM Researched  and authored by Joshua Sproule and Amina Karcic August 2014 Publication here

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MEDIA – QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT 2015

On 29 January 2015, Peter Callaghan SC, President of LJIQ, discussed law and order legislation of the LNP government with ABC reporter Stephanie Smail in the report, “Qld Premier hits back at claims his government has set new low standard”. Mr Callaghan said, “No one in Queensland knew that this was coming. These sorts of things weren’t mentioned during […]

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LJIQ – AGM NOTICE

AGM AGENDA – LAW & JUSTICE INSTITUTE (QLD) INC. Notice of Annual General Meeting of the Law & Justice Institute (Qld) Inc You are advised that the Annual General Meeting for: Law & Justice Institute (Qld) Inc is to be held at: Address of meeting venue: The Fox, 71-73 Melbourne Street, SOUTH BRISBANE QLD 4101Time and date of […]

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MEDIA—Do You Have a Right to Anything?

On 2 July 2014,Peter Callaghan SC, President of LJIQ, discussed civil liberties and Constitutional rights with 612 ABC Afternoons presenter Kelly Higgins-Devine and other guests, Michael Cope, President of the Qld Council for Civil Liberties and Professor Anne Twomey, Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Sydney.

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Event—Development, Corruption, Democracy

What changes to the Crime & Misconduct Commission mean for you WHERE:  Bardon Hall, 247b Simpsons Rd, Bardon WHEN:     6pm Tuesday 27 May 2014 Join Environmental Defenders Office Qld for their next LawJam. This free public meeting will discuss how the Queensland Government makes decisions on urban development and major mining projects, the proposed removal of […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: NEED FOR ANSWERS ON CMC BILL 140505

The following Media Release on the preservation of the Crime and Misconduct Commission’s independence was issued on 6 May 2014 by Law & Justice Institute (Qld) Inc. President, Peter Callaghan SC, and further quoted in an article by The Brisbane Times. Opinion PETER CALLAGHAN SC PRESIDENT, LAW & JUSTICE INSTITUTE (QLD) INC. As the number of […]

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