South Africa's Constitution enjoins government to act “reasonably” in ensuring that basic socioeconomic rights are progressively realised. But the government has limited resources.
Church cover-ups are extremely serious. Child victims are especially vulnerable and often suffer long-term psychological harm.
Whistleblowers need better incentives, compensation and protection under Australian law, especially those in the private and not-for-profit sectors.
By confronting powerful record companies and streaming services, Prince paved the way for other musicians to demand artistic freedom and their fair share of profits.
Is it defamatory to ‘name and shame’ alleged rapists? Absolutely, according to South African law – and those who share that information on social media are liable too.
Imposing significant restrictions on the liberty of a person found not guilty subverts the ordinary criminal justice process.
Christian, criminal or cowardly? People once thought your hair could hold the answer.
Composers and musicians wouldn’t have created many masterpieces if the current copyright laws had always been around.
What Wales needs if it's to have a separate system and why it needs to do so.
Many of us will be able to vote for police chiefs next month, but has the system managed to soothe the concerns of its critics?
Banning pedestrians from using their phones seems a natural extension of the prohibition against mobile phone use while driving.
A "judicial activist", it seems, decides cases in favour of a preferred (non-“mainstream”) litigant or interest, to reach a result that is inconsistent with a conservative worldview.
It isn’t just the 'bad guys' who are exposed to restrictive powers and tougher penalties. Anyone whose behaviour is regarded as a public safety risk is potentially in the frame.
Proponents of tax havens would argue tax evasion may not be moral, but isn't criminal. History suggests this is a slippery slope.
The royal commission's recommendations seek a complete transformation of Victorian family violence services, and the state’s prevention of and response to family violence.
What does the latest donations scandal enveloping the NSW Liberal Party say about the trajectory of political finance regulation and enforcement?
By requiring that a person acting in self-defence must act genuinely and reasonably, Australian states and territories appropriately balance self-defence against vigilantism.
After many weeks of speculation, the government has laid down the challenge for the Senate and smoothed the path for a double-dissolution election.
The Birmingham Six were released after spending 17 years in prison for crimes they did not commit – there's still work to do to stop it happening again.
Proponents of legalising euthanasia claim it's needed to ensure dying patients don't experience unbearable suffering. But in fact, this is the one setting in which law change isn't needed.