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Attorney-General Christian Porter. (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

How do female lawyers feel about having a sexist attorney-general? We asked them

Call me not surprised, says one. The wielding of power and the abuse of power is rampant and not going to end any time soon.

Attorney-General Christian Porter (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Conflict of Interest: Lobbyists slip through cracks as audit reveals department failure

Did the Attorney General's Department drop the ball on keeping track of the lobbyists running around parliament?

John Lyons (left), executive editor of ABC News, is followed by an AFP officer. (Image: AAP/David Gray)

Who’s safe from the police state?

Crikey readers discuss the evidence of a creeping bureaucratic police state in Australia — one from which not even the government's friends are safe — and question the practicality of the government's boycott ban.

Attorney-General Christian Porter (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Attorney-general’s ‘safeguards’ stoke press freedom concerns

Good morning, early birds. There are already grave concerns surrounding the government's press freedom 'safeguards', and UK opposition parties discuss a temporary government to stave off no-deal Brexit. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

The attorney-general, transparency and the AAT

The attorney-general commissioned a review into the AAT, failed to disclose a key relationship and then shelved the findings for seven months while appointing more Liberal-linked members.

Anatomy of a scandal: how the government stacks the AAT with its political cronies

Over the past six years, dozens of people with ties to the Liberal Party have gotten plum gigs at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, despite many of them having no formal legal qualifications.

Attorney General Christian Porter.

Porter’s department can’t see through transparency measures

Confronted by a novel thing called transparency, the Attorney-General's department fumbles and bungles.

Exterior of ACT Magistrates' Court (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas).

The controversial law that will decide the future of the Witness K trial

The Witness K and Bernard Collaery case could well continue behind closed doors, prompting great concern over their right to a fair trial. But who gets to make the decision?

Attorney-General Christian Porter

Hi, this is Christian, he’ll be your Attorney-General from now on

Who is Christian Porter exactly, and why do so many people think he'll be PM one day?

Curious George’s diary a terrific anti-climax

After more than 1000 days, Attorney-General George Brandis has finally released his diary.

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