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Summary Legal and Technical Report on Spent Convictions

Pompeu Casanovas, Louis de Koker, Patrick Keyzer, Danuta Mendelson, David Watts, Jeffrey Barnes, Suzanne O'Toole, Mira Stammers, David Parsons, Guido Governatori, Víctor Rodríguez-Doncel, Mustafa Hashmi (+1 others)
2019 Zenodo  
This report includes a brief overview of the preliminary conceptual work and notes on the Spent Convictions Scheme solution prior to its semi-automated modelling.  ...  This report briefly discusses (i) the survey on legal compliance in which the difference between regulatory and legal compliance is grounded; (ii) the legal issues raised by the Spent Convictions Scheme  ...  The project focused on the Spent Conviction Scheme and in particular on spent conviction use cases formulated by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3271525 fatcat:7qwbjxqzzvevxiuc7haswl2h2m

Extending the Scope of Employment Equality Legislation: Comparative Perspectives on the Prohibited Grounds of Discrimination

Shane Kilcommins, Emma McClean, Maeve McDonagh, Siobhan Mullally, Darius Whelan
2004 Social Science Research Network  
Acknowledgements ix Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge the assistance, in the preparation of this Report, of the Human Rights Commissions of British Columbia, Qué bec and Ontario, the  ...  of Victoria and the Employment Relations Service of New Zealand.  ...  Australian Capital Territory On 28 September, 2000, the Spent Convictions Act, 2000 was gazetted, amending the Discrimination Act 1991 to include the new ground of spent convictions.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.927052 fatcat:xs3nv4fa45hj3g5pv2oracvkci

Decolonizing through integration: Australia's off-shore island territories

Roger Wettenhall
2016 Island Studies Journal  
Their transition to the status of external territories of the Australian Commonwealth in the 20th century – early in the case of Norfolk and later in the cases of Christmas and Cocos – put them on a common  ...  to mainstream Australians.  ...  However, on any dispassionate view, there was an essential contradiction in his proposals: on the one hand, for purposes of representation in the national parliament, he wanted Norfolk included in the  ... 
doaj:00ca6dea3c50465cabce117d0527f34c fatcat:ghwsi2tj2zh5fj6xyfah7wh4x4

Understanding the Power of Law: Engaging Students in Criminal Law Casework

Heather Douglas, Monica Taylor
2014 Legal education review  
One student reflected on the inadequacy of the law to provide an appropriate response to unlawful behaviour triggered by underlying health issues: The time spent on lesser criminal matters also highlighted  ...  Over the course of the two semesters the students provided information and advice on a number of applications for appeal (on sentence and conviction and to the District Court, Court of Appeal and High  ...  A student clinic focussed on criminal law provides a context that can, of course, help to teach students legal and practice skills, and build on their understanding of the nature of substantive law and  ... 
doi:10.53300/001c.6285 fatcat:xpvf4fkhobgjjoagcqrp7xwssy

The Quality of Mercy is Not Strainedd: The Norfolk Island Mutineers and the Exercise of the Death Penalty in Colonial Australia 1824-1860

David Plater, Sue Milne
2013 Social Science Research Network  
The focus is on those convicted of a capital offence in the Australian colonies, particularly convicts already serving a sentence for previous offences, and who, indeed, might also be a previous recipient  ...  in both England and the Australian colonies in the early 19 th century, where the prerogative 5 of mercy found practical expression when any other rights of appeal had been exhausted. 6 As Lord Diplock  ...  Despite representations on the fate of the men generally, the Executive Council upheld the sentence of death for Jones, Beaver, Sears and Lewis.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2358313 fatcat:dxzewpmvzzaufbgfgtwghgjol4

Protecting and Educating the Public Through Postal Laws**Read before Section on Education and Legislation, A. Ph. A., City of Washington meeting, 1920

Lyman F. Kebler
1921 The Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association (1912)  
Schemes, artifices and devices to defraud, through the use of the mails by means of false and fraudulent pretenses, representations and promises, are legion.  ...  This article is based largely on the operation of the law in connection with medical schemes.  ... 
doi:10.1002/jps.3080100111 fatcat:ro32bywmfvcy3gqzixtda3rocu

Looking Behind the Increase in Custodial Remand Populations

David Brown
2013 International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy  
Taking NSW as a case study and drawing on the recent New South Wales Law Reform Commission Report on Bail (2012), this article will identify the key drivers of this increase in NSW, predominantly a form  ...  The paper will conclude with a note on the NSW Government's response to the NSW LRC Report in the form of a Bail Bill (2013) and brief speculation as to its likely effects.  ...  (NSW LRC 2012: para. 4.13) Nearly two-thirds of the 5,218 people released to custody as unconvicted in 2010 spent less than one month in custody; 29.5% spent one day in prison and 40.3% 2-7 days.  ... 
doi:10.5204/ijcjsd.v2i2.84 fatcat:5gwlngv2wjdl7eezpsmoqze6bu

Punitiveness in Australia: electronic monitoring vs the prison

Ryan Kornhauser, Kathy Laster
2014 Crime, law and social change  
is framed within the competing visions of Australian national identity.  ...  The lingering lure of the prison here, we argue, is a manifestation of Australia's colonial history in which punitiveness has always competed with pragmatic innovation.  ...  From 1840 onwards, under the leadership of Governor Bourke, the Australian colonies started to resist further convicts and the scheme was formally abolished in 1850 (slightly later in Western Australia  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10611-014-9538-2 fatcat:5xtyf4znuncpvdqg2ucwvdxwd4

Managing crime through migration law in Australia and the United States: a comparative analysis

Khanh Hoang, Sudrishti Reich
2017 Comparative Migration Studies  
This has coincided with a new law enforcement body created within the Australian Department of Immigration.  ...  Drawing on the experience of the United Stateswhere such a 'risk management' approach is entrenchedwe query the utility of this shift and highlight the potential pitfalls of pursuing such a policy for  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the two anomymous referees as well as members of the Migration Law Program at the ANU for their insightful comments on earlier drafts.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40878-017-0056-0 pmid:28835878 pmcid:PMC5547176 fatcat:jvmmewke4fcptb2jv4agz72bp4

Scottish Networks and their Buildings in Van Diemen's Land and Tasmania

Stuart King
2019 ABE Journal  
convicts-on the basis of their capital and capacity to "improve" the land.  ...  , capital, equipment, and labours entitled him to a land grant of 2000 acres and an assignment of up to twenty convict servants to be employed exclusively on the land for the duration of their respective  ... 
doi:10.4000/abe.5887 fatcat:34fw2tpaznfrrf37wbambwk7a4

International trends in evaluating university research outcomes: what lessons for Australia?

S. Garrett-Jones
2000 Research Evaluation  
Evaluation methods were considered in terms of their audience, the type of outputs, outcomes or impacts being measured, and the types of research funding support schemes to which they were applied.  ...  It aimed to provide a foundation for improving the evaluation of research and research training in Australian universities.  ...  the performance of Australian research and on national returns on investment in research.  ... 
doi:10.3152/147154400781777278 fatcat:fucmzo3ac5dsdfv6gzov57wdua

Australia, a cultural history

1988 ChoiceReviews  
The difference was, however, that while the convicts had no say in their banishment, the consent of the poor was formally necessary.  ...  Large-scale immigration to the Australian colonies hinged on the devising of schemes and programmes, and this in turn was dependent upon the rise of British sentiment in favour of emigration.  ...  the diverse mix of peoples who are today's Australians.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.26-1667 fatcat:wl5u5wojeffv7p22zimj77o34q

High-risk specialties threatened by runaway legal costs

Chris Bateman
2015 South African Medical Journal  
of time the elderly spent in hospital, so improving the quality of the last period of their lives.  ...  They learn not only from the formal curriculum but the informal one. Bad habits have been picked up from the hidden curriculum and the behaviour patterns of our teachers.  ... 
doi:10.7196/samj.2016.v106i1.10415 fatcat:3mrtc4ajnrd3rei5lbcbcs7m6q

Refugee status determination in Australia: breaking the rules?

E. Odhiambo-abuya
2004 Liverpool Law Review  
scheme, Australian lawyers also run cases on behalf of asylum seekers on a pro bono basis.  ...  of the nature of assistance offered to asylum seekers by Australian Immigration Advice and Application Assistance Scheme, see DIMIA Fact Sheet 63: Immigration Advice and Application Assistance Scheme,  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10991-004-2786-y fatcat:4gpaggopenhynbxlxtzwjxqypa

Welfare Surveillance, Income Management and New Paternalism in Australia

Mike Dee
2013 Surveillance & Society  
The scheme operates by 'quarantining' a percentage of a claimant's welfare entitlements to be spent by way of the BasicsCard on 'approved' items only.  ...  Through a program of 'Income Management', initially targeting (mainly) Indigenous welfare recipients in Australia's Northern Territory, the BasicsCard (administered by Centrelink, on behalf of the Australian  ...  Acknowledgements The author would like to thank Dr Sarah Lantz for her contribution to earlier drafts of this work and the Surveillance and Society reviewers for their comments and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.24908/ss.v11i3.4540 fatcat:cetzejlybbbnpansdnyxd3bovu
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