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The Urgent Need for Criminal Courts in Western Australia

Tuesday, 20 April 2021 The Law Society of Western Australia has raised concerns with the State Attorney General about the shortage of courtrooms available for criminal trials, which is making the operation of the criminal justice system in this state almost unworkable. The Law Society calls on the McGowan Government to urgently commit to an […]

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The Law Society Strongly Opposes Mandatory Sentencing

Monday, 18 January 2021   The Law Society of Western Australia is firmly opposed to mandatory sentencing in any form as there is no evidence that it works to deter criminal behaviour and is in fact more likely to result in harsh and disproportionate sentences. The Law Society’s opposition to mandatory sentencing is consistent with […]

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