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Foreign Human Rights Lawyer Appointed to Undertake the 2017 Bar Readers’ Course

ICJ Victoria are pleased to announce that the ICJ Bar Reader program candidate for 2017 is Malaysian lawyer Mable Leong Pui Mun. Mable was selected by through a competitive application process. About Mable Mable graduated from the University of Manchester with Honours in 2010, and has had an interesting and varied career since then. Upon […]

ICJ Victoria Endorses Comments Made by the LCA

ICJ Victoria is disturbed by the dangerous trend of politicians’ contemptuous attacks on the judiciary and the administration of justice in response to decisions they see as unfavourable to their particular interests. As Lawyers Weekly reports: “The Law Council of Australia has lashed out at Immigration Minister Peter Dutton following his latest attack and questioning of the […]

ICJ Victoria Deplores Public Attack on Judicial Independence

PDF of Media Release 13 June 2017 ICJ Victoria deplores the public attack three Commonwealth Ministers have made against the character and independence of Victorian judges. The Ministers’ statements follow comments made by senior judges in the Victorian Court of Appeal during argument of an appeal brought by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions against […]

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