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Laurence Maher

L W Maher is a Melbourne barrister with a special interest in defamation and other free speech-related disputes. He has written extensively on Australian Cold War legal history.
Multicultural conflict and the challenge to the rule of law
Law & Liberties - 30/11/2018 - 24 comments
The thoroughly modern university and the many uses of hate speech
Law & Liberties - 15/11/2018 - 5 comments
The many causes of the Charlottesville violence
Law & Liberties - 24/01/2018 - 13 comments
Opinions will continue to differ on same-sex marriage
Law & Liberties - 21/09/2017 - 9 comments
Charlottesville and the first amendment: a tale of two parks
Law & Liberties - 5/09/2017 - 7 comments
Debating bad ideas
Law & Liberties - 2/08/2017 - 3 comments
The reality of religiously-motivated terrorism in Australia
Law & Liberties - 30/12/2016 - 33 comments
Wilful blindness, religion and free speech
Law & Liberties - 4/07/2016 - 24 comments
'Hate speech' censorship: the reality
Law & Liberties - 28/09/2015 - 14 comments
The Australian Human Rights Commission and religious freedom
Law & Liberties - 1/06/2015 - 4 comments
Religion, terrorism and free speech
Law & Liberties - 2/01/2015 - 22 comments
Beware of cover for making censorship respectable
Law & Liberties - 10/12/2014 - 3 comments
'Team Australia' dumps free speech promise
Law & Liberties - 17/11/2014 - 5 comments
Uthman Badar is entitled to be a bigot
Law & Liberties - 16/07/2014 - 8 comments
Aussie hate-speech laws: no dissent allowed
Law & Liberties - 4/07/2014 - 26 comments
Section 18C, ABC Fact Check and the 'ill-informed' Attorney-General
Law & Liberties - 27/05/2014 - 9 comments
Section 18C and the law of defamation
Law & Liberties - 6/05/2014 - 11 comments
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