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Jayant Patel Case Continues

Jayant Patel submitted an application in the High Court of Australia seeking special leave to appeal a decision of the Queensland Court of Appeal. Mr Patel was convicted on three counts of manslaughter and one of unlawful grievous bodily harm for deciding to operate on a patient whose health was precarious. The patient […]
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Commonwealth Government Rectifies De Facto Property Error

People going through de facto property and maintenance matters who have orders in the federal family law courts will have the process simplified after the Australian Government rectified an error in the law-making process. Attorney-General Nicola Roxon said the Bill will correct oversights in 2006 and 2009 where Proclamations were not made to bring […]
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Mission Possible: Inspiring Students to Effect Change

The University of Queensland's Law School will build on its research strengths as well as enhance its student experience, says UQ's new Dean of Law, Professor Gerard Carney. Professor Carney is one of Australia's leading constitutional experts, particularly in the areas of State and Territory constitutional law, parliamentary privilege, the role of parliament, […]
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