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Donaldson Walsh Lawyers - Commercial Disputes & Insolvency
NewsMaker (press release)August 1, 2011

Adelaide's Donaldson Walsh Lawyers (DW) has welcomed three accomplished new recruits to a Commercial Disputes & Insolvency team that was already grabbing national attention. Liam McCusker, Mark Gowans and Sarah Annicchiarico previously comprised ...more »

Labor caught between Malaysia and a hard place
ABC OnlineAugust 1, 2011

Just like the asylum seekers. As this week's Essential Report shows, political support for the plan to trade asylum seekers for certified refugees at a rate of five to one has collapsed over the past six weeks. Q. The Government has recently made an ...more »

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Judges face challenge in sentencing immigrants
CBC.caAugust 25, 2011

Even with a keen understanding of the laws, Cohen said, the deportation issue does put judges in a difficult position as they try to balance usual court precedent with the fact a criminal record for an immigrant can carry an extra penalty. ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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Crime Victims and Witnesses Are Collateral Damage of “Secure Communities”
Tucson CitizenAugust 27, 2011

... making victims and witnesses of crimes afraid to get help from cops who might deport them. The report includes cases from community advocates and law enforcement officials, demonstrating that the “chilling effect” is being felt in communities ...more »

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