David Hicks has hit the headlines once more. Dr Kevin Heller from the Melbourne Law School explains the legal significance of these latest developments.
The US Court of Appeals has found that the law created in 2006 to convict David Hicks of terrorism charges cannot be applied retrospectively. This raises questions about the validity of the charges and legal circumstances that justified his time in Guantanamo Bay.
The first Australian university program to address the continued under-representation of women in parliament has been launched today by the Hon Julie Bishop MP, the Hon Tanya Plibersek MP, Ms Carol Schwartz AM and the University of Melbourne at Parliament House, Canberra.
Melbourne Law School students have designed and built a range of legal help websites to provide the public with fast, accurate and cost-effective information about common legal problems including inaccurate credit reports, handling and managing fines, and assessing employment rights.