The journalist, the warrant and the gatekeeper: is it time for more oversight?

In light of the recent federal police raids on journalists, BRADLEY DEAN considers whether it’s time to reassess the powers to grant search warrants.

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Sharing personal information to fight fraud against the Commonwealth

An examination of the Commonwealth Crimes Act counter-fraud measures, one year on. By JENNY STATHIS

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The compelling case of the Bowraville murders and its implications for criminal law

CRAIG LONGMAN examines the compelling Bowraville murder trials and the decision’s broader implications for criminal law.

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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.

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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.

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‘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.

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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.

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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….

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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.

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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.

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