GANGS FLOURISH WHEN JUSTICE SYSTEM HOBBLED

08 Jan 2018 • The Australian, Australia (General News) by John Pesutto This youth crime spree stems from a rejection of valuable reforms No one across Australia should think for a moment that Victoria’s gang crisis happened by chance. There are clear reasons why Victoria,...
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One punch sentencing laws are being ignored

06 Oct 2017 • Mildura Weekly, Melbourne LETTERS TO THE EDITOR The latest example of prosecutors revoking a notice of intention to seek the 10 year minimum sentence for cowardly one punch attacks is further evidence that our justice system is out of touch. Under (Premier) Daniel...
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REFORMS ARE NEEDED, BUT THE STATES ARE HERE TO STAY

13 Jan 2017 • The Australian, Australia by John Pesutto Bob Hawke is wrong – the second tier of government performs a vital role O! let us have him; for his silver hairs Will purchase us a good opinion And buy men’s voices to commend our deeds. So, in...
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Lack of respect for laws has led us into a crisis

30 Dec 2016 • Herald Sun, Melbourne by John Pesutto VICTORIA is in the middle of a law-and-order crisis under the Andrews Government. Premier Daniel Andrews always seems able to create a situation in which one group wins and the other loses. Under his government, it seems violent...
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Keep Checks to Prevent Union Militants Floating the Law

Here is a challenge for the new Andrews government in Victoria: do not weaken the state’s resolve to confront illegal and outrageous behaviour by the militant CFMEU in open contempt of the state’s highest court. Read more:...
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Blind Justice

While bail laws are a very important part of our criminal justice system, they must be strong, fair and effective. Above all else, they must ensure that community safety is paramount. Read more: Blind_Justice_iSENTIA_150113
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