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Can the rule of law be saved?

Governments are trashing the fundamental tenets

1 July 2023

9:00 AM

1 July 2023

9:00 AM

To say that Australia has sunk into a morass would probably be making a claim for understatement of the year. However, the repeated attacks on the rule of law show just how deep that morass is.

Probably best represented by the statue of Lady Justice, the rule of law demands that it be applied impartially, objectively and transparently to ensure that everyone is equal before it, thereby not being able to be manipulated to serve the ends of a powerful few.

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