Indefinite Detention, Punishment and Constitutional Law

Earlier this month, a High Court decision found indefinite immigration detention to be unlawful, forcing the Australian Government to release  141 people (some of whom had been detained for more than two decades).  But now tough measures are being imposed on them including curfews monitored by ankle bracelets. Are these appropriate safeguards, or punishment?

Nelson Scott of the The Daily asked Constitutional law scholar and Associate Professor at University of Queensland Law School Dr Rebecca Ananian-Welsh to help us navigate this unfolding situation.

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