Protesting a pandemic: do we have a legal right?

When freedom of movement puts free healthcare at risk, and democratic rights clash with human rights – what comes first?

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Do we deserve the right to disconnect?

In a time when working from home also means living at the office, can we reclaim the right to switch off notifications? 

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Taking Indigenous people off mute

We have all had to improve our communication while working remotely. So, why are Indigenous messages still being lost in translation? 

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Making waves. How a surfing competition sparked a campaign for equal pay laws in sport

When news emerged that a Northern Beaches surfing competition paid women less than half the prize money of the men, the saga sparked outrage and…

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A crime to call Australia home? The legalities of the India flight ban

Why an Australian passport is no longer a permanent ticket to ride to public health safety.

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Salary transparency and quotas: will they solve law’s gender inequality woes?

As the profession strives for equity and equality, two ideas provoking debate are pay transparency and quotas for leadership positions. Could these lead towards more…

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Ride or die? The gig economy workers sparking an employment law crisis

At least five food delivery riders have died on Australian roads since September. Who should take the fall for such risky working conditions and a…

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Journalism v Google

Should tech giants pay for news content? Or are news publishers attempting to tax the companies that bring them the most clicks? LSJ explores.

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Lonely at the top

At least two respected Australian judges have passed in tragic circumstances in recent years. The deaths of Victorian Magistrate Stephen Myall in March 2018, and…

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