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

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?

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

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

Curious George’s diary a terrific anti-climax

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

How much damage will Turnbull let his Attorney-General cause?

How much damage will Turnbull let his Attorney-General cause?

The Solicitor-General is an important independent office within the Commonwealth; as Justin Gleeson's resignation shows, it is being badly damaged by George Brandis.

Justin Gleeson resigns, tosses final grenade at Brandis

Justin Gleeson resigns, tosses final grenade at Brandis

The ongoing stoush between George Brandis and Justin Gleeson has reached boiling point, with the Solicitor-General tendering his resignation.

Just what is the Solicitor-General, anyway?

Just what is the Solicitor-General, anyway?

Just who appointed Justin Gleeson as Solicitor-General? And what does a Solicitor-General do? Crikey intern Rachel Robertson looks at the nation's second most powerful law officer.

Gleeson: Brandis’ direction unlawful, and Gleeson will ignore it

Gleeson: Brandis’ direction unlawful, and Gleeson will ignore it

Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson has confirmed the lack of consultation behind the Attorney-General's direction restricting access to him in Senate committee hearings today.

George Brandis and the struggle for competence

George Brandis and the struggle for competence

As Attorney-General, George Brandis has presided over a long series of bungles.

Government expands access to facial recognition system

Government expands access to facial recognition system

Just who will be able to access the government's new facial recognition "hub"?

Who — and what country — is driving Brandis’ conservative shift?

Who — and what country — is driving Brandis’ conservative shift?

The Attorney-General's chief of staff seems to have strong views on complying with US demands. And they may be having an influence on George Brandis.