Webinar: Police Powers & Protests – What are your legal rights?
On December 9, RLC and DLA Piper presented a webinar entitled, 'Police Powers & Protests: What are your legal rights?'
Protests have been occurring across the country – Black Lives Matter, climate change, changes to education, and more – with many events having a heavy police presence.
This webinar is for anyone who has attended a protest – or is considering attending one – and wants to know more about your legal rights.
- What are your legal rights if: you are protesting in a group of more than 20?
- you are told to move on by police? you are arrested?
- force is used against you?
- you are under 18? you are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander?
- you are kettle sprayed or capsicum sprayed?
Facilitated by Samantha Lee, police accountability solicitor at Redfern Legal Centre.
- Felicity Graham: Barrister, Blackstone Chambers, and former Trial Advocate for Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT.
- Jane Sanders: Principal Solicitor of the Shopfront Youth Legal Centre.
- Peter O'Brien: Principal Lawyer and founder of O’Brien Criminal and Civil Solicitors.
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This webinar is not a substitute for legal advice.