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Students of the Metlakatla Indian Residential School, B.C. (William James Topley. Library and Archives Canada, C-015037)

Residential school survivors’ stories and experiences must be remembered as class action settlement finishes

The destruction of IAP residential school records and media reports that continually emphasize compensation will ensure that if remembered, the process will be remembered through a colonial gaze.
Bushfire-related class action suits against the government have had little success in the past, but there are other benefits to pursuing a case. Steven Saphore/AAP

I’ve won cases against the government before. Here’s why I doubt a climate change class action would succeed

In a landmark case in the Netherlands, the courts have ordered the government to cut carbon emissions. A similar strategy would be difficult in Australia, but other legal options could bring change.

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