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Sydney widow granted possession of deceased husband’s spermAug 13 2018

The NSW Supreme Court has ruled in favour of a woman seeking possession of a sperm sample previously removed pursuant to an order of the court from the body of her late husband.

by Jerome Doraisamy

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Aug 12 2018ALHR raises alarm on transgender inequality in prison

The Australian Lawyers for Human Rights has expressed its concern over the vulnerability of transgen...

by Grace Ormsby

Aug 12 2018LCA urges ‘necessary’ penalties for modern slavery laws

The Law Council of Australia has issued its concern over the Modern Slavery Bill’s lack of penalti...

by Emma Ryan

Aug 06 2018ALHR cautions against widening ADF powers

Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) has cautioned against proposed amendments to the Defence ...

by Grace Ormsby

Aug 02 2018CLC funding in NSW gets significant boost

Following a review of the state government’s support of community legal centres, NSW will direct m...

by Jerome Doraisamy

NSW Bar proposes ‘Family Court 2.0’Jul 31 2018

The NSW Bar Association has offered an alternative reform structure for the family law courts system to the one proposed earlier this year ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

NSW Law Society and Bar Association respond to criticism over consent stanceJul 30 2018

The NSW Law Society and the NSW Bar Association have both responded to vast criticism over their submissions to the NSW Law Reform Commissio...

by Grace Ormsby

SA on board national redress scheme Jul 30 2018

South Australia’s government has adopted the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse (Commonwealth Powers) Bill 2018 ...

by Grace Ormsby

WA Supreme Court proceedings to be streamed liveJul 30 2018

West Australian residents will be able to better access the courtroom experience via public live streaming moving forward, marking a step fo...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Sports and the law driving Australia’s next economic giantJul 29 2018

It wasn’t so long ago when Australia’s economy rode the sheep’s back. Livestock and wool were, with mining and steel, our traditional ...

by Emma Ryan