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‘Press freedom must be fiercely protected’, says LCA

The Law Council of Australia (LCA) has condemned the raids on journalists and called for stronger definitions of what constitutes harm to na

by Naomi Neilson

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LIV calls for CCTV to monitor animal slaughter

CCTV systems should be mandatory in areas where animals are slaughtered as opposed to increasing pen...

by Naomi Neilson

Emotional abuse is not being properly addressed by law

Since her mother’s death at the hands of her father, Sydney-based lawyer and advocate Amani Haydar...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Lawyer X: VicPol adamant on utilising Gobbo despite death threats

Fresh evidence coming out of the Lawyer X royal commission has detailed just how insistent some memb...

by Emma Ryan

Women in Law Awards launched for 2019

Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with Taylor Root, is thrilled to present the eighth annual Women in L...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Catholic Church not ‘above the secular law’

Survivors of child sexual abuse deserve better than the continued suggestion that the Catholic Church in Australia does not have to comply w...

by Jerome Doraisamy

ASIC calls $35m loss to Westpac a ‘test case’

With this week’s news that Westpac was deemed not in breach of responsible lending guidelines, the court judgement has outlined ASIC’s ...

by Grace Ormsby

Lawyer X: Key takeaways and predictions from the RCMPI

Between testimonies, millions of pages of evidence and ongoing secrecy, the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants (RCMPI...

by Naomi Neilson

WA sole practitioner struck off for ‘extremely serious’ misconduct

A practitioner who “was so readily prepared to subordinate his ethical obligations” has been removed from the roll in Western Australia....

by Jerome Doraisamy

Why do most Australian class actions result in settlement?

In a recent webcast, a panel of legal experts discussed how and why the majority of Australian-based class actions settle, whether that tren...

by Jerome Doraisamy