PROTEST PROHIBITED: Commissioner of Police v Keep Sydney Open

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By Daniel Meyerowitz-Katz and Benjamin Brady This article was first published in the March 2017 edition of the Law Society Journal In the recent decision of NSW Commissioner of Police v Keep Sydney Open Ltd [2017] NSWSC 5, anti-lockouts advocacy organisation Keep Sydney Open Ltd (‘KSO’) had planned to hold a rally in Kings Cross… Read more »

Queensland Government puts Race Relations Back on Track

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The Queensland Government’s decision not to appeal a landmark racial discrimination case has opened the way for more than 100 Palm Island residents to seek compensation. Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath announced on Tuesday, the Government had abandoned its challenge to a Federal Court decision that found that Senior Queensland police had acted in a racially discriminatory… Read more »

Levitt Robinson honours heroes of Zakynthos

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Levitt Robinson has initiated fundraising efforts for the endowment of a new courtyard at Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem which is to be dedicated to the ‘heroes of Zakynthos’ who, in September of 1943, saved members of the Jewish community from advancing Nazi forces.   As was reported in Lawyers Weekly on 20 December… Read more »