It’s important to celebrate when miscarriages of justice are overturned. But the wider implications of the ruling are far from encouraging.
Barrett has written 15 opinions in cases involving employment law that offer a window into her nuanced approach to disputes between workers and employers.
The NSW Court of Appeal’s Dylan Voller decision means the media may be liable for the hurtful things users write on social pages. This will have many media companies in a panic.
The High Court has referred Cardinal George Pell’s application for special leave to appeal his convictions to the full bench of the High Court.
By a majority of two to one, the Court of Appeal has dismissed Pell’s case, because it found guilty verdicts were open to the jury.
The UK Court of Appeal ruled in late May that it is not sex discrimination for employers to enhance maternity pay but only provide the statutory rate of shared parental pay.
Sally Challen, convicted of murdering her husband in 2010, will now face a retrial. A lawyer explains the legal significance of the ruling.
A court has ruled that pre-existing mental health problems can be taken into account.
There are still far too few female, black, Asian and minority ethnic judges.
When multiple parties with opposing viewpoints all have a person’s best interests at heart, whose view should prevail?