The proposed merger of the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court is intended to address delays and inefficiencies in the system. Experts question, however, how effective the reforms will be.
At a time when politicians are struggling to gain the public's trust, Janet Reno's legacy as an honest, humble public servant may serve as an example moving forward from the election.
Justin Gleeson's resignation strikes at the role of the Solicitor-General in Australia, and the government needs to take steps to restore confidence in the office.
The future of Attorney-General George Brandis was a topic of political gossip well before the fight between him and Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson exploded spectacularly this week.