More RLC in the Media

RLC in the Media: Lax or Luxe? The health service barriers faced by international students
29 September 2019 International students encounter many challenges when accessing basic services. Annoitte Radford reports for Honi Soit
RLC in the Media: Newly updated 'personal search manual' encourages 'unlawful' strip searches by police
27 September 2019 NSW Police have released a new manual on instructions for conducting a controversial practice that has been slammed by legal experts. Gavin Fernando reports for
RLC in the Media: NSW Police database unlocked: the where, when and why officers used force
24 September 2019 NSW Police drew their tasers almost 3000 times in the course of duty over the past five years, according to internal police records, with officers logging a mental-health issue in more than 1000 of these cases. Nigel Gladstone reports for The...
RLC in the Media: Top police officer loses bid to keep strip-search report from inquest record
12 September 2019 The NSW Police Commissioner has lost a bid to stop an academic report calling for law reform on strip searches from being added to the record of an inquest into music festival deaths. Angus Thompson reports for The Sydney Morning Herald
RLC in the Media: Never Consent to a Pat Down, Car Search or Strip Search
11 September 2019 If you consent when an officer asks whether you agree to a warrantless search of your person or your vehicle, you’re also providing that the search is legal – regardless of whether the officer follows correct protocol or not. Paul Gregoire and...
RLC in the Media: ‘Abuse of power needs to stop’: Why drug dogs and strip searches just don’t work
5 September 2019 Many young people say the controversial practice leaves them feeling “traumatised” and “embarrassed”. Gavin Fernando reports for
RLC in the Media: Experts defend NSW strip search study
31 August 2019 University researchers who found police strip searches in NSW have drastically increased are standing behind their figures, saying police attempts to discredit them deflect from the larger legal issue at play. Australian Associated Press
RLC in the Media: Extraordinary rise in NSW police strip searches
30 August 2019 Police strip searches are on the rise, with young people the main targets.    Rachel Evans reports for Green Left Weekly
RLC in the Media: NSW police officers are increasingly conducting 'unlawful' strip searches, experts find
28 August 2019 Police officers are increasingly conducting illegal strip searches, a new report has found, and have refused to shed light on specific details about them Gavin Fernando reports for
RLC in the Media: 21yo Georgia was on her way to a music festival when she was madeto strip naked and squat
28 August 2019 When Georgia and her friends were driving along the Murray River near border of New South Wales and Victoria, they didn’t expect to come across an army of police. Jessica Staveley reports for Mamamia