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Cheryl Edwardes, LLM Biography

Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"

“The community may accept that some level of prostitution is inevitable. However, that does not mean supporting anything that might result in more brothels and more prostitutes. It certainly does not mean tacit endorsement of a system that could send a wrong message to young women that prostitution is a desirable career option…”

Speech at Australian Legislative Assembly, May 6, 2003

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Consultant, 2005-present
  • Member of Parliament, Parliament of Western Australia (Positions included Environment Minister and Attorney General), 1989-2005
  • Attorney, 1986-1989
  • Woman Achiever, Jewish Council of Jewish Women Australia, 1993
  • Rotary Paul Harris Fellowship, 1993
  • Butterworths Criminal Law Prize, 1980
  • LLM, University of Western Australia
  • BJuris, University of Western Australia
  • BA, University of Western Australia
  • None found
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  1. Would Legal Prostitution Decrease Sexually Transmitted Diseases?