In cases like George Pell's, where media coverage has the potential to impact outcome, the practice of judge-only trials needs to be considered.
Australia is set for years of costly legal battles — with the possibility of punitive damages — if plans to transfer sick asylum seekers to Christmas Island go ahead.
Police will and do push boundaries — and act unethically — in order to secure "victories" over supposedly sophisticated criminal activity. This poses a very big problem for our democracy.
Evidence was ignored in the case of a Queensland man seeking the lifting of an indefinite detention order.
It is difficult to find data on the nature of ministerial intervention and the average length of time it takes for the minister to make a decision to intervene or not. This kind of data blackout all began with Scott Morrison.
The practice of writing letters to babies is Kafkaesque in the true sense of that word, but it's the reality of our immigration.
What are the implications for others who were in similar positions to Archbishop Philip Wilson -- those who were told numerous times by credible sources about sexual abuse, perpetrated by individuals over whom they exercised some control?
A consistent news campaign and a new parliamentary committee: Dutton has pulled out the big guns against the Administrative Appeals Tribunal once more.
Labor and Coalition promises for larger prisons may sway votes in the Victorian election but it won't do anything about the state's ballooning rate of re-offence.