Greg Walsh OAM
Presented as part of the Criminal Law CLE Conference
Toongabbie Legal Centre
28 September 2019
One of our greatest Jurists, Michael Kirby said “the protection of our liberties does not ultimately depend on Parliaments or even the Courts, it depends on the love of the people for liberty.”
“It is a basic obligation of a police officer to be fully aware of limitations on his power to arrest, since the citizens’ right to personal liberty under the law is “the most elementary and important of all common law rights””.
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