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Kotara High School students spend the school day learning the law

Simon McCarthy
Updated April 3 2018 - 9:16pm, first published 3:30pm

A chance to see the law in practice, and all its inner workings, while staying on the right side of it is a rare opportunity. But that's just how a group of Kotara High School students spent Tuesday at Newcastle.

Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Digital Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes news and features, and produces video and multimedia, for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine. He contributes regularly to the Newcastle Herald’s daily Topics column, and is the co-creator and producer of the Toohey’s News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016.

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