High Court: May 2019

Reporting and analysis of the latest key judgments from the High Court of Australia. By ANDREW YUILE.

Federal Court: May 2019

Reporting and analysis of the most notable decisions in the Federal Court. By DAN STAR QC.

Wills and estates: May 2019

Reporting and analysis of the latest judgments and news in wills & estates and elder law. By DARRYL BROWNE.

Family law: May 2019

Reporting and analysis of recent family law decisions. By ROBERT GLADE-WRIGHT.

Criminal law: May 2019

Reporting and analysis of the most recent notable decisions of the NSWSC and NSWCCA. By THOMAS SPOHR.

‘Unlawful’ and ‘indefensible’: Murray-Darling Basin Authority receives damning report card

RICHARD BEASLEY SC delivers a scathing report of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s ‘unlawful’ and ‘incomprehensible’ mismanagement of the Basin.

Reviewing defamation law for the digital age

PATRICK GEORGE examines the National Review of Model Defamation Provisions and the need to address the impact of social media on the world of publication.

Walking the line: when does a shiny new enterprise lose its lustre?

JACK DE FLAMINGH & HANNAH PETERS discuss the first FWC case to consider Fair Work Act amendments aimed at resolving protracted greenfields bargaining disputes.

Climate change takes centre stage in Land and Environment Court

Gloucester Resources v Minister for Planning marks the first time an Australian court has refused a development on the basis of its climate change impacts.

Why not litigate? ASIC enforcement after the Banking Royal Commission

The Royal Commission recommended whenever ASIC is considering a contravention it must start with the question ‘Why not litigate?’ MICHAEL LEGG and STEPHEN SPEIRS explore…