A landmark decision by Victoria's Court of Appeal dismantles the artificial distinction between mental illness and personality disorders — the impact could be huge.
Could this broad clause be used in the government's war on press freedom?
The Federal Court has knocked back Dutton's cancellation of a visa on the grounds that he didn't make 'sufficient time to allow an active intellectual process'. This isn't the first time it's happened.
More than 250 detainees have filed documents with the PNG National Court asking for enforcement of their human rights.
Barrister and legal adviser to Julian Assange, Greg Barns, discusses the developments in Assange's case and what's likely to come next.
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.