Former lawyer discovers likely tomb of Cleopatra

Dr Kathleen Martinez, a criminal lawyer turned archaeologist, may be close to finding Cleopatra’s lost tomb after discovering a 1.3km tunnel under an ancient temple…

Medibank breach ransom revealed and NSW agencies forced to report hacks

With millions of Australians living out their worst data breach nightmares following the unscrupulous hack on Medibank, the NSW Government will introduce a Bill to…

New book reveals tips for interviewing vulnerable suspects

A new book co-authored by some of Australia’s leading academics in psychology and criminology, aims to challenge stereotypes about criminal suspects and create a fairer…

Trouble looms for Democrats as US voters head to the polls

The US midterm elections are nearing and according to President Joe Biden, the looming contest for control of the House, the Senate and governorships around…

Courts upgraded to support victims of domestic and sexual violence

Critical upgrades have been made to 45 courthouses across metropolitan and regional NSW, as part of a $9 million investment to create safe spaces for…

New podcast provides window into the NSW justice system

Have you ever felt confused by the reasoning behind sentencing practices in the criminal justice system? A new podcast by the NSW Sentencing Council has…

The future of AI in the justice system

Joint research project reveals the benefits and concerns to using AI technology in the court process.

‘The difference between life and death’: Government moves on coercive control

NSW is on track to become the first Australian state or territory to outlaw coercive control, with Attorney General Mark Speakman pushing for the swift…

Australia’s top legal professionals to headline Indigenous youth justice conference

A stellar line up of Australia’s most prominent legal professionals will headline a landmark multi-day event on Indigenous youth justice in Sydney this month.

‘Game changer’ for workplace sexual harassment law

Responsibility will now be on employers to actively prevent sexual harassment, sexual discrimination, and victimisation in the workplace, under new legislation introduced into parliament.