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George Pell leaves Barwon Prison. (Image: AAP/James Ross)

‘I don’t think that’s justice’: In his own words, the father of Pell complainant reflects on High Court ruling

Justice hasn't been done in the High Court's ruling on George Pell, writes the father of one of Pell's accusers.

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How do we refer to the victims? Key questions and answers after the High Court ruling

The High Court has upheld George Pell's appeal. Two media lawyers answer some key questions about what that means.

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After 405 days inside prison, George Pell walks free as High Court backs ‘doubt’

Australia's most senior Catholic, George Pell, has been acquitted of child abuse charges in the High Court and will walk free from jail.

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Closing the Gap approach an utter failure

Good morning, early birds. This year's Closing the Gap report reveals a staggering failure to meet targets addressing Indigenous disadvantage, and the High Court has narrowly struck down the Coalition’s attempt to deport First Nations people. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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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.

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Pell bound for the High Court

Crikey readers discuss the implications of the George Pell's High Court appeal, and ask what it means for justice in Australia. Elsewhere, readers discuss Guy Rundle's question of a political shift in rural Australia.


Pell considers High Court appeal

Good morning, early birds. The conviction of George Pell may make its way to the High Court, and Australia agrees to another military excursion to the Middle East. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

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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.

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

The law shouldn’t care about the government’s hurt feelings

The ABC's court challenge over the AFP raids will put Australia's freedoms to the test. Hopefully we come out with the right result.