Section 44 – Is Ignorance a Justifiable Defence in Australian Law?

The debacle of Section 44 and refusal by conservative politicians to stand down until the High Court rules, appears to completely undermine a basic tenant of our legal system – that of ignorance of a law being held to be … Continue reading

Confessions from Eden Hill – A Chardonnay Socialist’s Let loose at a Booth

Though I lean naturally to the left – well, perhaps not so naturally – I was raised in a traditional right wing union-loathing Pakeha Kiwi home and went to the pre-requisite oh so English boarding school, but finding myself alone … Continue reading