Hicks conviction overturned – is he owed an apology or assistance?
By Adam Fletcher A United States Military Court’s decision to overturn David Hicks’ conviction for the crime of “material support for terrorism” represents a welcome return to the international rule of law – at least in the US. I have written previously that material support for terrorism was effectively a “non-crime” at the time of…
Prisons, overcrowding and human rights
Radical changes to the parole regime in Victoria in 2013 led to a 96.2% increase in refusals of parole in one year.