Russell Marks

Russell Marks
Russell Marks is a lawyer and an honorary research associate at La Trobe University. He is the author of Crime and Punishment: Offenders and Victims in a Broken Justice System (Black Inc., 2015). 



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On the politicisation of lockdowns

Society

How much responsibility does Rupert’s right bear for the spread of the Delta variant?

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The secret bodgie

Politics

What do we make of Bob Hawke’s American mates?

Dreaming of Biloela

Society

Tharnicaa Murugappan versus 30 years of policy

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Roll out the babble

Politics

Vaccination logistics are complex, but the government’s failure is in communications

Cartoon of a person behind razor-wire fence

Backsliding

Society

The Territory abandons the Don Dale royal commission reforms

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Revival

Culture

Australian cinema’s New Wave turns 50

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Fallow the leader

Politics

Is the electorate willing to give Scott Morrison time to do better?

Rushed judgement

Society

When should allegations against senior politicians be published?

Strong convictions

Society

Are the criminal courts always the best places for victims to seek justice?

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