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The Law Council of Australia and the Australian Bar Association condemns violence towards lawyers in Myanmar

The Law Council of Australia and the Australian Bar Association strongly condemn the ongoing intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrest and incommunicado detention of lawyers and judges by Myanmar’s military (the Tatmadaw) since the unlawful coup d’état

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The National Brief #2

It is one hundred years since Edith Cowan was elected to the WA Parliament, becoming only the second woman in the common law world (and the first in Australia) to do so, President Matthew Howard SC writes in the second ABA National Brief.

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Australian Bar Association marks 2021 International Women’s Day

The Australian Bar Association (ABA) marks International Women’s Day by celebrating women’s achievement in the law, acknowledging the challenges which women continue to face within the profession, and reiterating its commitment to fostering a respectful...

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