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Michael Bradley — Managing partner at Marque Lawyers

Michael Bradley

Managing partner at Marque Lawyers

Michael Bradley is a freelance writer and managing partner at Sydney firm Marque Lawyers.

The turmoils of Gladys Liu

The turmoils of Gladys Liu

The criticisms against Liu straddle genuine concerns about influence and mundane xenophobia, but there's a bigger section 44 question here.

NSW's abortion bill shows how hard it is to bin bad law

NSW's abortion bill shows how hard it is to bin bad law

Every other Australian state has decriminalised abortion; shouldn't this have been simple? Progress, unfortunately, always comes with a price.

Is this another death blow to press freedom in Australia?

Is this another death blow to press freedom in Australia?

Dr Chau Chak Wing's defamation case against the ABC's Four Corners highlights the inadequacies of Australia's defamation laws.

Will the religious freedom bill protect future Folaus?

Will the religious freedom bill protect future Folaus?

What’s the deal with this bill? Is it a Christians-only thing? Crikey answers these questions and more.

The anarchists are in the building

The anarchists are in the building

After George Pell, high-profile people have signed out from the police, the courts, the jury system, the burden of proof and the entire rule of law. Welcome to the new abnormal.

Pell is guilty. The law has spoken. Again.

Pell is guilty. The law has spoken. Again.

Anyone attacking the trial verdict, attacking the appeal decision, or ignoring the facts is recklessly undermining the rule of law. There can be no place for it.

The High Court got the law right on Banerji, and that law is wrong

The High Court got the law right on Banerji, and that law is wrong

Our bullshit implied freedom of speech is a leaky band-aid over the hole where our actual human rights should be.

The long history of criminalising suicide

The long history of criminalising suicide

Suicide is still against the law in many countries. How did it come to be considered a crime in the first place?

It's time to stop obsessing over these meaningless scandals 

It's time to stop obsessing over these meaningless scandals 

In terms of justice, truth, morality or social relevance, Shayna Jack's controversy contributes nothing at all.

Crime isn't crime if you have a white collar

Crime isn't crime if you have a white collar

Rob a servo and you go to jail. Underpay your workers to the tune of nearly $8 million and you get a slap on a wrist. How is that fair?