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.

The latest developments in Law Society advocacy & law reform: October 2017

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

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.

The latest developments in Law Society advocacy & law reform: June 2017

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

Rights and freedoms and the common law: the ALRC investigates

The Australian Law Reform Commission’s report, Traditional Rights and Freedoms – Encroachments by Commonwealth Laws (‘Freedoms Report’), was tabled on 2 March 2016, concluding an…

ALRC urges reform of native title

The ALRC Native Title Final Report contains 30 recommendations for reform, focusing on ‘connection’ requirements, the content of native title, authorisation and joinder. By JUSTINE CLARKE.