Politics

Barristers respond to new briefing targets for womenJul 02 2018

Bar associations across the country are having their say on the federal government’s move to have all Commonwealth agencies reach specific targets for briefing senior and juni

by Jerome Doraisamy

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Jul 01 2018WA Justice Centre needed to reduce crime rate

New research from The University of Western Australia’s Law School has modelled out the need for a...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jun 28 2018Lawyers must overcome ‘burnout, compassion fatigue’ with refugee issues

Lawyers are “uniquely placed” to assist the most vulnerable members of our society, and thus nee...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jun 28 2018Tougher bullying laws needed to change attitudes

Whatever supressed psychological issues harbour deep within the psyche of bullies are, it’s an ins...

by Jessica Hickman

Jun 28 2018Criminal charges brought against former ACT Attorney-General

Using parliamentary privilege, independent Tasmanian MP Andrew Wilkie has revealed that the Commonwe...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Family law reform — Beyond the proposed mergerJun 26 2018

While the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) is still a long way away from completing the first comprehensive review of the family law ...

by Arthur Marusevich

‘Archaic, humiliating’ strip searches in Australia must endJun 25 2018

The Human Rights Law Centre has delivered a statement at the 38th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, calling on the Austral...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Barrister named new ASIC deputy chairJun 25 2018

The federal government has named a Victorian-based Queen’s Counsel as the new deputy chairperson of the Australian Securities and Investme...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Australian barristers unite to support First Nations constitutional ‘voice’Jun 24 2018

Independent bar associations across Australia have come together for a joint submission pledging support for the Uluru Statement from the He...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Genomic profiling a risk of exposing all Jun 24 2018

Australians have always held a stoic view around the protection of their privacy, writes Dr Elizabeth Sigston. News Write comment (...

by Dr Elizabeth Sigston