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Civic Legal Investigation: Resources

Resources for the Year 8 study of civic and legal investigations

Investigate: observe, study or make a detailed and systematic examination in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions.

To look into something in a methodical, logical, well organised way, to discover facts. A detailed inquiry which leads to new understanding.

Children left unattended

Animal Cruelty: Puppies from pet shops

Teigan Cloke of Upmarket Pets has her arms full with a trio of pups. Photo: Eddie Jim

Who pushes for changes to the law?

Masa Vukotic. Photo: Facebook

Brodie's Law

Sentencing laws

Increased sentencing for police killers

Donor conception laws

How a law is made

New laws

How a law is made

Tobacco Plain Packaging

By CDC/ Debora Cartagena (CDC PHIL image, #14542) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

By CDC/ Debora Cartagena (CDC PHIL image, #14542) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Seatbelt legislation

1972. Industry - Motor vehicles - Car seat belt laws save lives in Australia, 1972

http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/scripts/PhotoSearchItemDetail.asp?M=0&B=11442077&SE=1

No jab no pay

Medicinal cannabis

Anti Hoon Laws

Discrimination Acts

The racist taunt aimed at Sydney player Adam Goodes from a young fan provides an opportunity for education rather than humiliation. Twitter/Channel 7

One Punch laws

Bike Laws

New law call: Kaleb Smith's bike on Toodyay Road in

Gidgegannup. Picture: Bill Hatto/The West Australian

Solariums

Jet ski ban for teenagers