Russell Marks

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102 ENTRIES 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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Society

Backsliding

The Territory abandons the Don Dale royal commission reforms

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Culture

Revival

Australian cinema’s New Wave turns 50

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Politics

Fallow the leader

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

Society

Rushed judgement

When should allegations against senior politicians be published?

Society

Strong convictions

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

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Society

Tumbled Pie

On Eddie McGuire, racism and ‘doing better’

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Society

Viral culture

What has COVID-19 taught Australians about themselves?

Politics

Distortion nation

Why are we more outraged by cheating cricketers than alleged war crimes in Afghanistan?

Politics

Robodebt: How did it come to this?

A retrospective of one of Australia’s most disastrous policies

Politics

Australian idle

Fifty years after ‘A New Britannia’, whatever happened to the revolution?

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Politics

The personal is political

A closer inspection of Gladys Berejiklian’s relationship with Daryl Maguire and why it matters

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Politics

The budget that wasn’t

What if Frydenberg had actually created a budget for the times?

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Politics

Realignment

How climate politics is fracturing Australia’s party system

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Politics

Rupture

How Google and Facebook created the opportunity for NewsCorp’s latest coup attempt

Society

Disorder

‘Four Corners’ tells just one part of the story of mental health in Australia