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Recent High Court of Australia Decisions

Recent High Court of Australia Decisions | Law Current Awareness | Scoop.it

Keep up to date with decisions of the High Court of Australia (HCA).

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The Conversation: In-depth analysis, research, news and ideas from leading academics and researchers.

The Conversation: In-depth analysis, research, news and ideas from leading academics and researchers. | Law Current Awareness | Scoop.it
Curated by professional editors, The Conversation offers informed commentary and debate on the issues affecting our world. Plus a Plain English guide to the latest developments and discoveries from the university and research sector.
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Alternative Law Journal - An Australian referreed law journal

Alternative Law Journal - An Australian referreed law journal | Law Current Awareness | Scoop.it
The Alternative Law Journal is an Australian, refereed law journal focusing on social justice, human rights and law reform, critique of the legal system and developments in alternative practice community legal education...
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Santhirarajah v Attorney-General for the Commonwealth of Australia [2012] FCA 940 (31 August 2012)

Santhirarajah v Attorney-General for the Commonwealth of Australia [2012] FCA 940 (31 August 2012) | Law Current Awareness | Scoop.it

EXTRADITION – Respondent determined to surrender applicant to United States under s 22(2) of Extradition Act – whether s 22(2) prescribes a time by which the power to make a determination must be exercised – whether determination made when power had ceased to exist

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Credentials in the cloud: how will MOOCs deal with plagiarism?

Credentials in the cloud: how will MOOCs deal with plagiarism? | Law Current Awareness | Scoop.it
Many are proclaiming 2012 is the year of the MOOC — Massive Open Online Course — thanks to the arrival of major players, edX, Udacity and Coursera all started by colleagues from elite American universities…...
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Recent Supreme Court of Victoria - Court of Appeal Decisions

Recent Supreme Court of Victoria - Court of Appeal Decisions | Law Current Awareness | Scoop.it

Keep up to date with Victorian Supreme Court of Appeal decisions (VSCA).

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Douglass v The Queen [2012] HCA 34 (11 September 2012)

Douglass v The Queen [2012] HCA 34 (11 September 2012) | Law Current Awareness | Scoop.it

Criminal law – Evidence – Trial by judge alone – Appellant convicted of aggravated indecent assault of granddaughter ("CD") – CD aged three years at time of alleged offence – Appellant gave sworn evidence denying offence – CD's unsworn statement only evidence of offence – Trial judge did not record any finding respecting appellant's evidence – Whether reasons sufficient to make clear appellant's evidence rejected beyond reasonable doubt – Whether CD's evidence reliable – Whether evidence sufficient to prove offence beyond reasonable doubt.

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