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Moves to remove gay panic from Queensland law raise questions on wording

Queensland Law Society president Christine Smyth says they are concerned with the wording which removes the sexual advance defense, other than in exceptional circumstances.The homosexual advance defense, has been used by people accused of murder to claim they were provoked by an unwanted sexual advance.Queensland and South Australia are the ...
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$20 million increase in Queensland for unpaid tolls in 2016

Unpaid road tolls are the leading reason Queensland's debt bill has increased. Simon Love reports.https://www.robbinswatson.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2376984109001_5288609524001_5288569736001.mp4 ...
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Message from the President Christine Smyth

Happy New Year and welcome to what I hope will be an exciting and prosperous 2017 for all Queensland Solicitors.It is an honour and a privilege to be elected to the role of President of the Queensland Law Society.  I am also proud to be the 5th female and the ...
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Christine Smyth responding to a proposal by Pauline Hanson

Christine Smyth, radio interview responding to a proposal by Pauline Hanson to create a Lynch mob to review judges decisions ...
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JURY ACT & SOCIAL MEDIA – Tostee Trial

JURY ACT & SOCIAL MEDIA - Tostee Trial: Partner Christine Smyth, in her role as Deputy President Queensland Law Society, discusses whether the Jury Act needs amending in light of new technology ...
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