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 major study of the enforcement of Australia’s insider trading laws has shown the number of insider trading cases brought by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) is increasing, and the regulator is having better success with its cases.
The whistleblower protection laws of most G20 countries would not adequately shield government and corporate employees who report corruption, fraud and other wrongdoing, a new report released today has found.