March 15, 2018 28
White farmers in South Africa have been pretty bemused by Peter Dutton's recent comments. Here's why.
March 9, 2018 21
With calls for the ICC to investigate the Australian government going unheard, some are looking to a far-reaching code that gives the German judiciary the ability to prosecute crimes against humanity, even if they have no relation to the country.
January 31, 2018 24
Scott Morrison decided to put politics before the rule of law in 2013. What are the potential legal ramifications?
January 11, 2018 11
This move adds yet another layer on existing legislation that is designed to protect the government from embarrassment, rather than from genuine threats.
December 15, 2017 5
We can act on the vital recommendations of the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse but must maintain due process for the accused, says writer and barrister Greg Barns.
November 23, 2017 10
The AHRC, and particularly its chair Professor Rosalind Croucher, has been negligent in its silence on the escalating crisis at Manus Island.
October 4, 2017 23
Turnbull's legislation threatens “one of the most fundamental safeguards of personal liberty”.
September 29, 2017 4
Earlier this year, the PNG Supreme Court declared Australia's offshore detention program on Manus Island unlawful, expecting Australia would be sufficiently chastened, and take steps to wind back its illegal activities. That, however, is not what happened.
September 18, 2017 3
Mr Khalil's visa was denied on the basis of a conviction in a kangaroo court -- the Israeli military court system. But don't expect that to matter to Peter Dutton.
September 6, 2017 26
Peter Dutton has used secret information to cancel AJ Graham's visa. The High Court said no dice. But an hour after the judgment, Dutton doubled down and canceled his visa again.