Presumption of Innocence

With the allegations that Australian soldiers may have committed crimes whilst in Afghanistan the media is full of talk of the presumption of innocence. The following are the reasons why the presumption of innocence is considered good for us and worth fighting to...

2GB Interview: ICAC and Palmer Case

Listen to Chris Merritt, Vice President speak to Michael Mclaren on 2GB on 4 November 2020 on a national integrity commission, the weakness of NSW ICAC and the Palmer Case that is currently being heard in the High Court. Anti-Corruption Agency – No room for show...

Rule of law means no room for show trials

The great strength of Christian Porter’s anti-corruption agency is its commitment to the rule of law. By rejecting the titillation of show trials and NSW-style rough justice, the Attorney-General has shown a commitment to fundamental rights that others should emulate....