More RLC in the Media

RLC in the Media: My Legal Mate (SBS Italian)
12 June 2020 To protect the safety and wellbeing of international students during COVID-19 and ensure students have access to accurate legal advice, the NSW Government has purchased 50,000 subscriptions of the My Legal Mate app for international students in NSW...
RLC in the Media: Stranded foreign students rely on free food to survive
10 June 2020 Thousands of foreign students in Australia who have lost their jobs from the COVID-19 downturn are now struggling to support themselves. RN Breakfast with Fran Kelly reports
RLC in the Media: NSW police took more than a year to complete investigation into 2019 strip-search
9 June 2020 NSW Police took more than a year to finalise an internal investigation into the potentially illegal strip-search of a 19-year-old woman, then failed to notify her that one of the officers involved had resigned following the incident. Michael...
RLC in the Media: NJP increasing capacity for First Nations communities to seek justice
7 June 2020 The National Justice Project (NJP) has welcomed two new Indigenous trainee lawyers as they continue to expand capacity for First Nations communities to seek justice. Tony Zhang writes for Lawyers Weekly
RLC in the Media: What are your rights when being arrested?
6 June 2020 In the lead-up to the Black Lives Matter rallies which took place across Australia on 6 June, RLC police accountability solicitor Samantha Lee appeared on ABC Breakfast TV to discuss police powers, tips for dealing with police at a protest...
RLC in the Media: Family of Indigenous teen arrested in Sydney to speak after police officer placed on restricted duties
5 June 2020 The family of an indigenous teenager who had his legs kicked out from beneath him as he was arrested in Sydney will speak publicly about the incident. Heather McNab reports for Seven News.
RLC in the Media: NSW Police Commissioner says officer who threw Indigenous teen to ground during Surry Hills arrest 'had a bad day'
3 June 2020 NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller says the officer filmed throwing an Indigenous teenager to the ground during an arrest in Sydney this week "had a bad day". Jamie McKinnell and Sarah Thomas report for ABC News.
RLC in the Media: Family of Aboriginal teen who had his legs kicked out by a cop to speak out
3 June 2020 The sister of an Aboriginal teenager who had his legs kicked out from beneath him while being arrested says children shouldn't be mistreated because they're being "lippy". The Illawara Mercury reports (AAP)
RLC in the Media: Police investigating violent arrest of teenage boy in Sydney
3 June 2020 The arrest, which was captured on a mobile phone, shows a 16-year-old Indigenous boy telling a police officer; “I’ll crack you in the f***ing jaw bro” before he is thrown to the ground. Gemma Bath reports for Mamamia.