Law Society urges politicians to commit to key election issues

Establish a Human Rights Act in NSW, raise the age of criminal responsibility, and raise the rate paid to lawyers doing legal aid work –…

The latest developments in law reform and advocacy: February 2019

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: December 2018

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

‘There are too many SH*TTY loopholes’

Almost one in five Australian women will be sexually assaulted at some point in their lifetime but less than one per cent of those crimes…

The latest developments in Law Society advocacy & law reform: August 2018

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 Society advocacy & law reform: June 2018

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

Innovative Harlem court model could offer solutions for NSW

An experimental new court model has been shaving numbers off the high reoffending rate for parolees in one of New York’s most notorious crime neighbourhoods….

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…

The latest developments in Law Society advocacy & law reform: April 2018

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 Society advocacy & law reform: November 2017

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