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Second Chance Coffee

Endorsement: Second Chance Coffee

On the 20th of April 2017, Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, and the Honourable David Harper, former Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria, launched a social enterprise coffee kiosk outside Sunshine Magistrates’ Court. The kiosk, named ‘Second Chance Coffee,’ equips men and women in the criminal justice system with […]

ICJV Attendance at Annette Culley’s Book Launch

On the 22nd of April 2017, ICJV Secretary, Isabelle Skaburskis, was invited to launch the book State Responsibility in International Law by Annette Culley at the Department of Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Trade for the Federal Republic of West Papua. State Responsibility in International Law argues that states do have a right to intervene in the […]

Swift, Certain, Fair; ICJ Victoria’s Submission to Sentencing Advisory Council

Read ICJ Victoria’s Submission to the Sentencing Advisory Council In March 2017, the Victorian Sentencing Advisory Council sought submissions regarding ‘swift and certain’ approaches to family violence offenders within Victoria’s sentencing regime.  ICJ Victoria have compiled a submission, expression concerns over the mandatory aspects of the proposed sentencing scheme, recommending that it not be implemented. Read ICJ […]

ICJ Victoria Opposes Mandatory Sentencing

ICJ Victoria Press Release Mandatory Sentencing ICJ Victoria opposes any move to legislate mandatory prison sentences. The experience around the world is that mandatory sentencing does not reduce crime. The same experience shows locking more people up for longer terms increases crime. Mandatory sentencing will mean more people are jailed. In the short-term those people […]

Refer Sri Lanka to United Nations General Assembly for War Crimes – Endorsement

Sign the Petition ICJ Victoria endorses the campaign to refer Sri Lanka to the UN General Assembly for War Crimes. (Annotated from above website) According to UN Internal Review Report on Sri Lanka, around 70,000 Tamils were killed in six months in 2009.  Tamil women were sexually assaulted and raped by Sri Lankan Security forces. […]

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