Is Weissensteiner dead? High Court charts a new direction in Strbak v The Queen

What can be made of an accused’s failure to give evidence in a criminal trial? Mark Tedeschi AM QC discusses.

Understanding the High Court’s acquittal of Cardinal George Pell

An analysis of the The High Court’s verdict and its implications for the role of appellate courts in reviewing ‘unreasonable’ guilty verdicts.

Homicide and causation: The High Court decision in Swan v The Queen

Mark Tedeschi AM QC discusses the fascinating recent High Court decision that has effectively extended the law of causation in homicide cases.

Aboriginal Australians not vulnerable to deportation

A fascinating look at the High Court’s 4-3 split in the recent Aboriginal citizenship & deportation cases.

Can the High Court heal the wounds of a bad holiday?

The case that’s set to provide much needed clarity on the scope of ‘injury’, ‘personal injury damages’ and ‘non-economic loss’ in the Civil Liability Act….

High Court rules on admissibility of evidence in animal cruelty case

The High Court has ruled that some (but not all) evidence obtained at a greyhound training facility is admissible despite being obtained improperly.

High Court’s rejection of common funds shakes up class actions landscape

This article provides a short history of the common fund and analyses a recent decision which is reshaping the future of common fund class actions.

Paradise Lost: Glencore loses High Court bid to extend legal professional privilege

Massive data breach leads the High Court to consider novel arguments on legal professional privilege in Glencore decision. By TALITHA FISHBURN.

What does it mean to be a parent? High Court delivers clarity in sperm donor case

Can a sperm donor be a legal parent ? Our expert, DR FELICITY BELL, takes a closer look at the High Court’s landmark decision.

High Court: August 2019

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