Research shows criminal defendants and asylum seekers can be at a disadvantage when they appear remotely in court. But changes to the set-up and protocols of video hearings can help.
One person’s stockpiling can mean another one’s shortage. A philosopher reminds us of our social and moral obligations at this time.
The effective response to crime has always been a matter of debate. But evidence is mounting in favour of treatment and support, rather than punishment.
Harvey Weinstein's conviction isn't the norm for perpetrators of sexual violence.
A group known as The Satanic Temple was started with the political goal of advocating for the value of church-state separation. This group is now challenging the traditional definition of religion.
New Zealand will pardon religious Māori leader Rua Kēnana, who was arrested more than a century ago for "moral resistance", but the pardon fails to acknowledge the miscarriage of justice.
Plato's Republic is one of the most influential books in history. It has been claimed by people on all sides of the political spectrum and continues to resonate today.
In a survey, 56% of Americans aged 14 to 24 said they knew little to nothing about the juvenile justice system.
Putting more people in prison is not the answer to reducing crime. New fair and bias free assessment tools may help.
People in jail kill themselves at a rate 3.5 times higher than that of the general population.
The reported number of deaths of people campaigning to protect the environment has tripled over a 15 year period.
Seventy years after it was first launched, legal aid's principles of equality are a shadow of what they once were.
In countries where people access different justice providers, a hybrid model could pull them together and ensure better oversight and human rights.
There are many conversations these days around 'successful dying.' Two African American scholars argue why these conversations need to include race and how it impacts life span.
Evidence shows restorative justice can help fix environmental crime – so why isn't Australia using it more?
A failure to introduce robust science means forensic science has reached crisis point. The UK has to act now to address this threat to justice.
Facial expressions and gestures can impact the outcome of a trial that depends on the credibility of witnesses.
The royal commission will give people with disabilities an opportunity to share their experiences. But it needs to ensure they're supported and have the same access to services as others do.
Police have to analyse over 31m documents, 2,500 pieces of evidence and 2,332 witness statements. This makes Grenfell the biggest and most complex corporate manslaughter case ever brought.
Unconscious biases can trigger aggressive behaviour and lead to miscarriages of justice.