In each issue of the Alternative Law Journal, we run an Opinion. Although not necessarily the Opinion of the issue editors, sometimes it will be an editorial which attempts to unify the issue theme, and will point to issues raised in the edition. Other times, the Opinion will be a controversial piece designed to publicise or encourage discussion on a particular topic. But, no matter what, our Opinions are always worth reading. Here are the Opinions that we have published recently.
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AltLJ 36(1) - Opinion: Independence Day -- Anne Twomey
AltLJ 35(4) - Opinion: Law, advocacy and the Brave New World -- Melissa Castan
AltLJ 35(3) - Opinion: The absurdity of representation -- Mark Rankin
AltLJ 35(2) - Opinion: Refugee processing freeze: Unlawful and practically unsound -- Jason Pobjoy and Kate Purcell
AltLJ 35(1) - Opinion: Sorry about the Intervention -- Ben Schokman
AltLJ 34(4) - Opinion: A 'fragmented and incomplete' patchwork of human rights -- Steven White and Ruth Brebner
AltLJ 34(3) - Opinion: Law for one or law for all? -- Alexander Reilly and Alana McCarthy
AltLJ 34(2) - Opinion: Vale Peter Wilmshurst -- The Alternative Law Journal
AltLJ 34(1) - Opinion: On Michael Kirby -- Patricia Easteal and Simon Rice
AltLJ 33(4) - Opinion: From marginal to mainstream: how social change compels law reform -- Ruth Brebner and Alex Reilly
AltLJ 33(3) - Opinion: Annoying Laws: the World Youth Day challenge -- Stephen Blanks
AltLJ 33(2) - Opinion: The principles of pre-existence, or how the Bible stole my rights, again - Rodney Croome
AltLJ 33(1) - Opinion: Judge Not, lest ye be judged -- Vickie Roach
AltLJ 32(4) - Opinion: HIV/AIDS Criminalisation -- Michael Kirby
AltLJ 32(3) - Opinion: Stolen Generation: time for a change -- Julian Burnside
AltLJ 32(2) - Opinion: On the outside... looking in -- Queensland Committee
AltLJ 32(1) - Opinion: A reply to populist politics on culture -- Mick Dodson