In Asia, the culture of denial and silence around sexual abuse by clergy members is finally starting to break.
It's fine for barristers to have a big old blue about their titles, but it's not fine to tie up the parliament.
The physical fighting and public sledging last week really overshadowed the more subtle legal problems in this Burston mess.
Some parts of the media — and certain politicians — are happy to give the impression Australia is quickly spinning out of control.
It's very unlikely former Don Dale detainee Dylan Voller will win this one, but we should all be watching closely.
Reporting on planned or actual vigilante action regularly swings between bemused and sympathetic. This has serious consequences.
James Gargasoulas' victims and their families spoke of loss and depression, and of more than depression: a sudden loss of interest in everything, a collapse of all meaning, really, as the world revealed its utter indifference to what we love.
As Rush stands accused afresh, each side (and the media) must calculate what to throw at their fight.