The Flip Side of Bike Helmets
This website discusses how laws are made, community versus personal wishes and lobbying in a democracy.
Rule of Law
This site introduces the concept of the rule of law and provides some examples of ways in which the concept supports fairness and certainty in the legal system.
Torts and the Rule of Law
This site defines the role of torts in the legal system and discusses how access to torts upholds the rule of law.
Presumption of Innocence
This site explains the role of a prosecutor, the presumption of innocence, and the standard of proof in a criminal case.
Make your verdict
Join a panel of people set up to cast judgement on these famous outlaws: Ben Hall, Ned Kelly, Salvatore Giuliano, Jesse James, Pancho Villa and Phoolan Devi. Access the case for the defence and the case for the prosecution, as well as key witness statements.
Human Rights and Rule of Law
This video discusses the use of alternative dispute resolution.
Dispute resolution with the State
This video details the various methods of overcoming disputes with the State. The video will look in detail at the non-legal options open to the individual including the media, members of Parliament, trade unions and interest groups.