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Righting the wrong: could a class action against the sports rort deliver justice?

Righting the wrong: could a class action against the sports rort deliver justice?

What would a class action lawsuit against Bridget McKenzie's sports rorting scandal look like? The question, like the case, is a tricky one.

We know Bridget McKenzie is a political rorter. Here is how she can get her comeuppence

We know Bridget McKenzie is a political rorter. Here is how she can get her comeuppence

The legal ramifications of the Coalition's latest rorting scandal run deeper than you may think.

Let the Nazi flag flyer stew in her own bigotry

Let the Nazi flag flyer stew in her own bigotry

Flying Nazi flags is abhorrent. But new laws against them won’t make the slightest difference to Australia's drift to authoritarianism.

Government greenlights churches' freedom to discriminate

Government greenlights churches' freedom to discriminate

The government has come down again, and even harder, on the side of institutional religion, to make it crystal clear that the churches’ rights trump our personal rights in all fields.

He thinks we doth protest too much (the constitution says otherwise)

He thinks we doth protest too much (the constitution says otherwise)

Scott Morrison has labelled protesters “anarchists”. But what about Australians' right to freedom of political communication?

Will we see fewer class actions now?

Will we see fewer class actions now?

A recent decision by the High Court has left people wondering whether it will be harder to find people to fund class action lawsuits now.

Who was Bill Landeryou, the Hawke ally at the centre of rape allegations?

Who was Bill Landeryou, the Hawke ally at the centre of rape allegations?

Late Labor figure Bill Landeryou has been accused of rape by the daughter of Bob Hawke, Rosslyn Dillon — claims that were allegedly smothered by Hawke.

Defamation reforms target tide of petty cases

Defamation reforms target tide of petty cases

A package of reforms to the national defamation code means that hurt feelings may no longer be enough to take your neighbour to court.

'Nothing about us without us' in disability royal commission

'Nothing about us without us' in disability royal commission

A look inside the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disabilities.

Defame and fortune

Defame and fortune

Sarah Hanson-Young's win against David Leyonhjelm was the right result for the wrong reasons.