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High Court decision should not be used to advocate politicisation of judgesFeb 17 2020

A recent opinion piece on the High Court decision in the Love and Thoms cases called explicitly for judges with a political leaning, but it

by Naomi Neilson

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Feb 17 2020Broad legal issues in police strip searches a ‘serious concern’

A review of strip search laws has found there is a “widespread lack of knowledge” from operation...

by Naomi Neilson

Feb 16 2020Lawyer X ‘vampire gigolo’ confession not possible, veteran detective says

A veteran detective at the centre of the “vampire gigolo” murder investigation has said barriste...

by Naomi Neilson

Feb 16 2020Aussie firm launches private resolution centre

An Australian law firm has rolled out a new centre in response to the evolving nature of handling di...

by Emma Ryan

Feb 16 2020More questions raised on the future of class actions

The future of the class action industry is in a state of questioning and change, with Federal Court ...

by Tony Zhang

NT legal system ‘source of shame’, to receive updates in 2020Feb 16 2020

The new president for the Law Council of Australia has pointed to many issues in the legal system, and particularly that of the Northern Ter...

by Naomi Neilson

Dating apps and professional conduct implicationsFeb 14 2020

With the rapid evolution of social media and dating applications, workplace policy relating to employee conduct can become somewhat of a con...

by Tasha Levy

Celebrating women in lawFeb 13 2020

Lawyers Weekly congratulates 2019’s Women in Law Awards winners. ...

by Naomi Neilson

Michael Kirby scholarship to help LGBTIQ+ students ‘shine’Feb 13 2020

A scholarship in tribute of The Honourable Michael Kirby will pave the way for students to study law and break out of unequal social constru...

by Naomi Neilson

How to accelerate new client acquisition through smart social media strategiesFeb 13 2020

As the profession emerges from the festive-period hiatus, the curly resolve to actualise 2020’s business goals starts to set in, writes An...

by Anthony Hersch