Tough new bail laws ‘rushed’ through NSW parliament

“Swift and decisive” new bail laws have passed NSW parliament in a “national first”’ move by the government to strengthen its already tough legislation, but…

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‘A dark day’: Julian Assange faces extradition to the US

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has approved the extradition of Australian WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the US where he is wanted for leaking classified…

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Why is lettuce so expensive? Costs have shot up, and won’t return to where they were

Lettuce prices are skyrocketing. Twitter users are posting photos of iceberg lettuces for A$10 and $11.99, well above the more usual $2.80.

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Telling truth to power

A world-first project charts will chart the law’s impact on Indigenous people since 1788

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Newly admitted solicitors welcomed to the profession at gala event

Excitement, optimism and interaction. The atmosphere was palpable as hundreds of early career lawyers, admitted to practice during 2020-21, were suitably welcomed to the profession…

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‘Criminal laws are not a political football’: Legal profession responds to unexplained wealth order controversy

The NSW legal profession has responded to recent calls for the government to push through new laws targeting the unexplained wealth of underworld identifies, asserting…

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Former Law Society President appointed Local Court magistrate

Former President of the Law Society of NSW Pauline Wright will be sworn in as magistrate to the Local Court this month, as part of…

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When self-driving cars crash, who’s responsible?

Courts and insurers need to know what’s inside the ‘black box’

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