Law Council says state of justice is dire

The President of the Law Council of Australia handed down a scathing analysis of the state of Australia’s legal system at the National Press Club…

Carrying the family torch

Teela Reid joined NSW Legal Aid, her first job as a solicitor, in March. Previously, she was tipstaff to Justice Lucy McCallum of the Supreme…

A legislative fix for McGlade ILUAs

The Federal Government’s Bill to reverse the impact of the Full Federal Court’s decision in McGlade was passed on 14 June 2017. By LEONIE FLYNN,…

A national tragedy: ALRC seeks views on Indigenous incarceration

The ALRC launched an enquiry into the overrepresentation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the criminal justice system. By MARIE-CLAIRE MUIR.

Wills and estates: March 2017

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

The latest developments in law reform and advocacy: October 2016

The Law Society’s Policy and Practice team brings you a wrap-up of the most important issues of the moment.

The latest developments in law reform and advocacy: September 2016

The Law Society’s Policy and Practice team brings you a wrap-up of the most important issues of the moment.

The power of storytelling

Professor Larissa Behrendt talks about her support for the Bowraville families, her approach to research with Aboriginal communities, and why storytelling is central to law…

What we can learn from the Mabo lawyers

There would be no Mabo case without the perceptive, dogged and fearless advocacy of the rights of the indigenous peoples by the Mabo lawyers. By…

The latest developments in Law Society advocacy & law reform: February 2016

The Law Society’s Policy and Practice team brings you a wrap-up of the most important issues of the moment.