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Submission to the IBAC Committee on Police Accountability

In August 2017, the IBAC Committee sought submissions regarding police accountability in Victoria. In response, the ICJ Victoria have written a submission which criticises the lack of external oversight and investigation of police. Specifically, it is submitted that Victoria adopt a model of police accountability which incorporates key principles of international law. Read the ICJ […]

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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