It is important that consideration is given to the role played by individuals working within departments, not just the government.
Nigeria is failing to prosecute banking executives charged with fraud due to deep weaknesses in the system.
Australian law firms are beginning to demand that law schools teach students new skills for the new AI economy, but legal education is failing to keep up.
Female suicide rate in Northern Ireland is high, and ambivalence about legalising abortion is likely to make matters worse.
The tennis star claims his role as a sports attaché for the Central African Republic means he doesn't have to repay his debts. Is he right?
More logging will occur in NSW if conservation areas are rezoned by the state government.
Victims could be entitled to redress – but it won't be easy.
Cryonics is no longer synonymous with science fiction. What are we technically capable of doing and what do we have the right to do?
In many legal jurisdictions of the world, including Australia, an offender’s remorse is a mitigating factor at sentencing. And yet how judges evaluate such expressions is unclear.
The end of the 8th amendment is on the horizon.
David Goodall had a good life and he wanted a good death, even though he wasn't terminally ill. An end-of-life expert explains why he should have this right.
Evidence in front of the banking royal commission today is very similar to the case that sparked consumer protection laws more than 30 years ago.
The almost total ban on abortion in Ireland does not work to protect women's health.
Consumer law requires legal agreements to be transparent – so how does this apply to complicated terms and conditions we're expected to read?
Even when ASIC has been sufficiently resourced to pursue litigation, the Australian courts have contributed to an environment where contravening behaviour is a rewarding option.
It seems ASIC and the Director of Public Prosecutions will have no lack of evidence to pursue civil penalties and criminal cases. The bigger issue is what charges to go with.
Law presumes that commercial contracts are intended to be legally binding, even where computers play a part in the bargain.
Government and judicial interventions into the decisions of parole boards display a progressive loss of faith in these independent bodies.
Racial bias likely played a role in the Gerald Stanley case. This article explains how racial dynamics and process failures enabled systemic racism to play a part in Stanley’s acquittal.
A history of how jurors have faced trial themselves for getting it wrong, or slipping up in court.