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.
A range of support programs has been shown to improve access to justice for people with cognitive disabilities who have been accused of crimes, according to an investigation by the Melbourne Social Equity Institute at the University of Melbourne.
Law students will compete in the 2017 ‘Law Apps Bake Off’ on Thursday 25 May at Melbourne Law School. Over the course of a semester, the students have worked in the Law Apps course with non-profit legal-service organisations to create applications that help Australian citizens address legal challenges.
All company directors should have a personal identification number linking their past and present directorships to help stamp out harmful phoenix activity, according to researchers from the University of Melbourne Law School.