Refugee claimants continue to be pushed from physical and legal pillars to posts. The latest law change looks certain to end up in the High Court for final adjudication.
Legal expert Prof Gary Edmond has delivered some hard home truths about problems with forensic evidence in Australia courts. The video of his talk is available online.
New NSW Premier Mike Baird should revisit mandatory sentencing laws: such schemes only push people into pleading not guilty, which further stretches the crammed court system.
After 19 years behind bars, convicted murderer Henry Keogh will at last have another day in court…in a case which will set new legal precedents for Australia.
Sipping wine and debating pate, it’s easy to be cheesed off over “economic migrants”…but the reality for most refugees is vastly different and filled with fear, Louis Coutts writes.
Catch-all bikie laws throughout Australia are bad enough, but the enshrining of new secrecy provisions in court procedures is a major concern for justice, Rebecca Ananian-Welsh writes.
With elections imminent, voters (taxpayers) should be wary of ‘law and order’ promises by politicians: their big-noting will cost you more than $111,000 a year for each new prisoner.
Legal gurus and an MP outline how dangerous mandatory sentences are at a Sydney rally as NSW continues its questionable solution to a relatively minor problem c.f. domestic violence.
Under a new legal test, Sue Neill-Fraser may well be free…instead of jailed in Risdon Prison. The mysterious ways of DNA in her trial continue to puzzle observers.
Watch an audience energised by screening of Shadow of Doubt, the doco of a woman wronged by the justice system, comes alive to quiz her pro bono support team.
Come to Rally: Parl House lawns, Hobart, 11am, Sat 25 Jan