Security Classifications of Life-Prisoners

I’ve said this too many times: when the criminal justice system is forced to kow-tow to the rants of the media, bad decisions ensue. In July of this year, the mother of a deceased victim was informed that her daughter’s killer had been downgraded from a high security classification to a medium classification. This reclassification Read more about Security Classifications of Life-Prisoners[…]

Paperless Arrests in the Northern Territory

Where to begin with the Northern Territory’s paperless arrest laws? The systemic racism and the incursion of individual liberty I will get to later; first, however, it is instructive to start with a clarification of what these laws actually do. The Police Administration Amendment Act 2014 gives Northern Territory police the power to detain individuals Read more about Paperless Arrests in the Northern Territory[…]