Terrorism laws contain extra hurdles to secure a conviction, so prosecutors and police may prefer to charge offenders with murder or assault in some cases.
The key takeaway from the Bob Day case is that courts interpret the eligibility requirements for election strictly.
The usual procedures for extradition between countries with substantial and complex bilateral relations – like those that Australia and China have – will now not be available.
Delirium is a neurological (nervous system) condition where a person becomes suddenly confused. Around one in five elderly people in hospital suffer from delirium.
Although congressional Democrats have been vocal in opposing most of Donald Trump’s executive orders, they appear to have little support from Republicans to enact the legislation needed change them.
Charities in Australia can be political. They can advocate and lobby to further their charitable purposes. But they can't be party-political.
The Rod Culleton saga still has some way to go before its conclusion. But it is almost certain that he will not be able to continue as a senator.
Complementarianism is the view – held by some Australian churches – that men and women have separate and divinely ordained roles: men are 'spiritual leaders' while women are 'helpmeets'.
Twenty states not only accept undocumented students in higher education institutions, but also provide them with financial support.
The fact we are almost totally unaware of this elegant reflex is evidence of the superb, undercover work the balance system does for us.
Epidurals were developed for pregnant women to address the severe pain of labour. In Australia approximately one in three pregnant women in labour has an epidural for pain relief.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is common. It's painful, disabling and needs attention before it is too far gone.
Most of us learn to tie our shoelaces, dress ourselves and eat with cutlery with relative ease. But for children with dyspraxia, these tasks are incredibly difficult to master.
Is science really like crystal ball gazing?
The new battle lines on how to leave the EU have been drawn.
Conjunctivitis is a common condition that often occurs in outbreaks – but what exactly is it?
Cystic fibrosis (CF) affects around 3,000 people in Australia and 70,000 worldwide. It's an inherited disease caused by a mutation in a single gene called CFTR.
Legal aid cuts have made people going to court turn for help elsewhere.
Global audiences have heard of US election terms like the primaries, the conventions and the Electoral College. But the history and exact meaning of these terms remains a mystery to many.
The 2016 US presidential race has been a strange campaign in many ways, but the swing state map looks very familiar.