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Flat White

Mobiles in the dock

12 January 2023

8:00 AM

12 January 2023

8:00 AM

‘Why are the police withholding evidence?’ The young man’s cry of bewilderment is understandable. The PhD student came to Australia from a country where citizens have good reason to be nervous about facing its justice system. But he expected more from his chosen place of study, a liberal democracy boasting adherence to the rule of law.

That’s the claim.

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