The court described climate change as ‘the greatest inter-generational injustice ever inflicted by one generation of humans upon the next’.
Timber company VicForests won its appeal last week and logging is set to resume. Let’s take a look at the dramatic implications for wildlife and the law.
There could still be another challenge on constitutional grounds, but there may not be time before the ban ends anyway.
The Federal Court has all but made it illegal for insurance companies to dig for dirt and exploit the practice of retrospective underwriting.
These teens are finding creative avenues to pursue action, even if it means taking a long shot. And beating the odds is exactly how the law tends to evolve.
The legislation designed to stop Palmer claiming huge damages against WA raises a host of questions.
With Justice Rangiah finding the border closures are safer in stopping the spread of COVID-19 than alternatives, Palmer will now take his challenge to the High Court on constitutional grounds.
The federal government keeps fighting attempts to allow people on the NDIS to access sexual supports. But what about their rights to have a rich and fulfilling life?
The court has found the youngest child, Tharunicca, was denied procedural fairness, which means the case against their deportation will continue.
If President Trump’s attacks on the justice system are meant to intimidate, there’s one class of employees who are immune to that: federal judges who have lifetime tenure.
The impeachment vote is the latest, and most extreme, example of a power struggle between the executive branch and Congress that has existed since George Washington was president.
The Commonwealth has conceded that its program of automatic debt collection was unlawful. It’ll probably have to pay the money back.
ASIC is under pressure to take every significant case to court. But that would delay justice and break its budget.
Negotiated deals between ASIC and alleged wrongdoers leave us in doubt as to the reach of the law.
Americans have rediscovered the Supreme Court, as they do periodically when it’s at the center of controversy. With a president who attacks the legitimacy of courts, will their attention be benign?
A court case against a poker machine manufacturer and casino operator could set a precedent for every poker machine in Australia.
The successful prosecution of the first criminal cartel case may be seen as a vindication of the decision to criminalise cartel conduct.
The government has not adequately explained what it is hoping to achieve by changing the wording of Section 18C.
The failure to regulate litigation funders is becoming more problematic. This is because more funders, particularly from overseas, are entering the Australian market.
The Federal Court has narrowed the definition of what can be deemed “personal information” in any data stored about you.