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Freedom of expression and the ban on Arabic in NSW prisons – analysing Hamzy v Commissioner of Corrective Services [2020] NSWSC 414

The NSW Supreme Court’s judgment in Hamzy v Commissioner of Corrective Services, handed down in April 2020, upholds the legality of NSW’s English-only rules on communication by 'extreme high risk restricted' (EHRR) inmates. It provides a rare insight into Australian judicial thinking about freedom of...