Accountants and other tax professionals can be sued for releasing their client’s information.
Accounts and other tax professionals might face some awkward conflicts of interest thanks to the federal government's proposed whistleblower laws.
Senior journalist Carrie Gracie (right) found she was being paid less than her male colleagues at the BBC.
Sex discrimination law has limited capacity to address the gender pay gap.
As an extra-legal factor stereotypes can undermine fairness.
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Stereotypes can undermine the fairness of criminal trials, but research can help us understand and counter the effect of stereotypes through law reform.
Images are so useful in medical diagnosis - but there are legal and ethical concerns about how they’re used.
Has your doctor ever taken a photo of your medical condition? It's really useful to aid diagnosis, but we still don't have the right legislation to ensure legal and ethical protections.
Kevin Spacey's star has fallen, and his role erased from a new film. Could he challenge this?
Doing lots of the legal leg work.
Cuts to legal aid could see paralegals taking on more case work.
The law can both make and break criminals.
A new Victoria Police strategy represents a major milestone in the evolving police approach to family violence.
Under recently announced Victoria Police changes, family violence will be investigated as major crime by specialised units.
A suit of highly paid professional services seem to have failed investors in the unfolding Steinhoff corporate scandal.
It’s possible that CBA’s willingness to admit as much of its conduct as it has, signals the bank might resolve the class action through a settlement.
The CBA's response to AUSTRAC's claims means shareholders will be assisted in part of their class action claims, but a lot still needs to be proved.
South African public sector workers march for higher pay.
Proposed changes to South Africa's labour laws would make it almost impossible to strike and render the planned national minimum wage unenforceable.
Nigerians don’t trust the police and often resort to mob justice.
Nigeria is on the verge of passing a law to criminalise rampant mob lynching. Other countries have tried to do this and failed.
A judge sent a New Zealand man to jail for threatening his ex-partner through the use of emoji in a message.
Emoji add a sense of fun and nuance to digital communications. But where does the law stand when they're used to suggest violence or threats?
A surprising case in Queensland, Australia is changing the way we think about what can be used an official document after your death.
A change in South African law promises to protect defaulting home owners from abuse by unscrupulous operators who snap up people's homes for a song.
The offence of controlling or coercive behaviour is distinctive because it protects victims from psychological abuse.
Psychological abuse of intimate partners is a public health problem, and is not well-regulated by the law.
Rowe's was a particularly harrowing case. But it raises important questions about broader attitudes to the virus.
With levels of political discourse reaching new lows, some might say the country could use a dose of shame and humility. At the same time, social media have unleashed a torrent of online shaming.
Under UK law, children’s anonimity is not entirely guaranteed.
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A loophole robs children of their right to privacy, exposing them to long-term consequences.
The UK's FGM Act is discriminatory and inconsistent.