Concealing a complex problem

This article examines the vexed moral and legal questions surrounding the offence of concealing a serious indictable offence. By THOMAS SPOHR.

New tenancy reforms strengthen the rights of domestic violence victims

An outline of new tenancy reforms allowing victims of domestic violence to end their tenancies immediately without liability. By KELLIE McDONALD.

‘Going dark’: unprecedented government measures to access encrypted data

Arthur Kopsias APM examines the new laws giving law enforcement and security agencies greater powers to access your encrypted data.

Protecting your clients from stalking & abuse in the digital age

Technology-facilitated stalking and abuse is a very real problem and so too is the harm it causes. HELEN CAMPBELL examines the remedies now available.

New laws get tough on child sex abuse

The NSW government has overhauled the law around sexual offences .The terms ‘sexual touching’ and ‘sexual act’ are introduced, as is a ‘similar age’ defence….

The constitutional cost of combatting espionage and foreign interference

The Federal Government has introduced three Bills to combat foreign interference in our political and electoral systems. Two have been passed. By HANNAH RYAN.

Concurrent evidence conclaves: getting the most out of your hot tub

The giving of concurrent evidence needs to be carefully planned and structured. There are numerous procedures and rules to be followed. By CAMPBELL BRIDGE SC.

Early Appropriate Guilty Pleas for child defendants

The Early Appropriate Guilty Plea reforms make significant changes to the NSW criminal justice system by reforming the way committals are conducted. By ANNE WHITEHEAD…

Uncovering tensions in religion and secular law

The Court of Appeal has considered whether a party should be permitted to give evidence in the District Court while wearing a niqab. By TALITHA…

New sentencing options: giving with one hand and taking with the other

The Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Amendment (Sentencing Options) Act 2017 makes sweeping changes to non-custodial sentences. By THOMAS SPOHR.