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29 Jan 2019
LCA should oversee accreditation for solicitors in class action law, says ALRC
Specialist accreditation – developed and overseen by the Law Council of Australia – for solicitors in class action law and practice for the identi...
New Zealand's flag
29 Jan 2019
NZ’s ‘justice system is broken’
In a speech to the United Nations Human Rights Council, New Zealand’s Justice Minister conceded that the nation has to address serious challenges po...
Parliament
29 Jan 2019
‘Overreach’: NSW politicians rebuff One Nation transgender proposal
The NSW Attorney-General and shadow attorney-general have both dismissed a policy proposal from Mark Latham to ban transgender self-identification. ...
29 Jan 2019
QLS responds to state’s ‘state of crisis’
Queensland’s recording of the largest backlog of criminal court cases nation-wide is proof the justice system is heavily underfunded and in a state ...
25 Jan 2019
Lawyers say NSW government should support pill testing
Legal advocates are pushing the Berejiklian government to implement trials for testing of illicit drugs at music festivals, saying criminal and law en...
25 Jan 2019
Australia’s courts costing upwards of $1.5bn
The Australian government has released its government services report, painting a picture of the productivity and cost-effectiveness of Australia’s ...
25 Jan 2019
Politics at work
The celebration of Australia Day has become an increasingly contentious issue among Australians, writes McDonald Murholme’s Trent Hancock. W...
24 Jan 2019
Bringing awareness to ‘Endangered Lawyer’ day
Today marks the ninth annual Day of the Endangered Lawyer, with this year’s focus on lawyers living and working in Turkey. Write comment (0...
24 Jan 2019
Draft life insurance Code of Practice ‘lacks teeth’: ALA
The draft life insurance Code of Practice that was put forward by the Financial Services Council does not deliver on key issues raised in the 2018 ban...
23 Jan 2019
Lawyers rubbish Morrison’s Cook voyage re-enactment plan
Australian lawyers have ridiculed Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s proposal to spend nearly $7 million for a circumnavigation of the country on a rep...
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