After the whistle is blown: protecting employees who speak out

Sweeping changes are proposed for Australia’s whistleblower laws. But do the changes go far enough?

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A healthy practice

Alexandra Jones is passionate about using public health law to improve the lives of others.

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Cultural connections

Combining elements of his old and new homes underpins the success of Australia’s first practising Portuguese lawyer.

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The art of justice

Terri Janke’s passion for protecting the rights of Indigenous artists helped her develop a thriving law career.

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My night in prison

Spending a night in Yasmar Youth Detention Centre gives a glimpse of life on the inside.

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The profession’s global voice comes to Sydney

As the International Bar Association prepares to hold its annual conference in Sydney in October 2017, IBA President Martin Solc and Deputy Executive Director Tim…

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Human rights in South Africa, two decades after democracy

Progress has been made but much is yet to be done 20 years after historic changes in South Africa.

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The performance of a lifetime

Art, theatre and music have been life-long fixtures alongside a busy legal career for new Law Society President Pauline Wright.

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United States: powers that will be

Donald Trump’s surprising victory in the US presidential race has led to intense discussion over his capacity to overturn and enact new legislation,

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Pixels, screens and prison video links: changing how lawyers deal with clients

Annual data from Corrective Services NSW shows that use of video links for prisoners in NSW courts rose by more than 400 per cent between…

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