A matter of perspective: part one

Investigating the impossible puzzle of power within our criminal justice system

Security fit for a King Street Court

King Street Court has undergone a $2.1 million security makeover.

Courts learn to live with the virus

Physical courtrooms have started to make a comeback for 2022, after a turbulent start to the year amid a surge of Omicron cases across NSW.

‘It is time’: NSW Chief Justice to retire

NSW Supreme Court Chief Justice Tom Bathurst has announced he will retire after more than 11 years in the job.

Law Society joins forces with police to campaign for new justice precinct

The Police Association of NSW has joined forces with the Law Society of NSW in calling on the NSW Government to fast-track construction of a…

More dog days coming to NSW courts

They say every dog has its day – but what about dogs having a dog day in court? It’s not a completely barking idea, according…

Renewed calls to #RaiseTheAge of criminal responsibility

Indigenous leaders and human rights organisations including Amnesty International have stepped up a campaign to raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility for children in…

Stand, bow, sit: disrespectful court behaviour

Intentionally disrespectful conduct in a court has been elevated recently from “very stupid things that people do” to “very stupid things that people can be…

The latest from the Federal Court: May 2016

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

The latest from the High Court: December 2015

Reporting and analysis of the latest key judgments from the High Court of Australia. By THOMAS HURLEY.