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24
May

Helmet Laws to Change thanks to Jas Atwal

Further to my post of 26 February – “Helmet Laws Discriminate Sikh Man”, the State Government have announced that an amendment to the Transport laws will be made to allow for a religous exemption for the mandatory use of bicycle helmets.

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24
May

Queensland Chief Justice continues to push law reform

On 15 March 2013, the CJ shocked the Brisbane legal community by engaging in ‘law and order’ politics – see post on 21 March 2013. Today, he is at it again. Terry O’Gorman, the Australian President for the Civil Loberties Council had this to say Read more »

23
May

Welcome to my blog

Thanks for following my blog. My blog aims to promote awareness of current legal issues and how this affects you. Legal texts are usually mundane and read only by lawyers. However, the laws we live by (or do not…) affect our daily lives in many ways. Through my experience as a practising criminal lawyer, I hope to share some insights, views and ideas.