Commentary

Anti-terror laws and the knowledge gap

Publisher
Australia
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“Hyper-legislation” is how Canadian law professor Kent Roach has described the fifty-four anti-terrorism laws passed by the Australian parliament since the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the United States. Last Tuesday, two major reports on those laws were tabled in federal parliament. Both were highly critical and called for sweeping reforms, but both were lost in the coverage of that day’s Budget speech…

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