Sydney lawyer Trent Wallace often has to prove his Aboriginality. It can be frustrating and heart-breaking.
It is 101 years since Australian women won the right to practise law in NSW, but barriers to gender equality remain.
At the annual Opening of Law Term Dinner in Sydney on 30 January, His Honour Tom Bathurst SC ruminated on the state of judicial accountability.
Australian lawyers report high rates of sexual harassment. It is ironic in a profession that is supposed to know the law best.
Australia has the chance to join a growing number of nations including China, the UK and France, which are closing legal loopholes that allow domestic…
Sex offenders are arguably the most loathed members of society, but much of what we think we know about them is wrong.
Former Deputy State Coroner Hugh Dillon argues that it’s time for an overhaul of how NSW investigates and reports on sudden or unexplained deaths.
Almost one in five Australian women will be sexually assaulted at some point in their lifetime but less than one per cent of those crimes…
Lawyers were once notorious for spending long hours at their desks compared to other professionals. But a new generation is revolting against this culture of…
An innovative program is saving abandoned pooches and placing them in the care of prison inmates to be rehabilitated.