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Terms of Reference – Compensation (Or: Here’s Your Brass Watch, Now Get Lost)

Image source: http://www.irishecho.com.au/tag/royal-commission-into-child-abuse Noted law academic, Judy Courtin, remarked in an article in The Conversation that, “the elephant in the room is the issue of compensation.” While the royal commission’s terms of reference do not allow it to award compensation, … Continue reading

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Australia’s Own “Perversion Files” (Or: The Benefits of Cultural Exchanges)

Source: Tandberg. In the past couple of years, US activists have forced Boy Scouts of America to release files it kept on suspected paedophiles in the organisation. It took lengthy and expensive court battles to reach that point. Clearly, Boy … Continue reading

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