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What kind of justice can we expect from the courts?

April 2003 - What kind of justice can we expect from the courts?Surveys show that the public is losing faith in the court, court processes and Australia's justice system. From mutually unsatisfactory Family Court outcomes to high-profile escapees from what the public might think is justice, to "judicial activism", where judges are claimed to make up the law to suit their personal views. But what can the public realistically expect? No system is perfect - that's why we have the presumption of innocence. How could things be done better?

When the story ends, close the book: discussing the double jeopardy rule
by Paul Pentony and Simon Rice - 21/05/2003
Parental Alienation Syndrome: family law's paradigm for child abuse
by Elspeth McInnes - 19/05/2003 - 1 comment
Is justice delayed, justice denied? The Family Court trials case management
by Paul Murphy and Lisbeth Pike - 14/04/2003
How judicial activism results in the death of the rule of law in Australia
by Dyson Heydon - 7/04/2003 - 1 comment
21 reasons you won't get justice from the adversarial court system
by Evan Whitton - 7/04/2003 - 1 comment
It's not fair to attack Judges over compensation for personal injuries
by Rob Davis - 7/04/2003
A veil of secrecy makes justice in jail a different kind from court justice
by Bernie Matthews - 4/04/2003 - 1 comment

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