Refugee assistance blitz: a race to bridge the access to justice gap

The gap in access to justice for people seeking asylum has become substantial. By SIMON BRUCK and NICOLE D’SOUZA.

Fighting for our rule book

The new Dean of Law at UNSW, Professor George Williams, AO, has big plans for the university. He wants it to have a greater presence…

The latest from the Federal Court: September 2016

Reporting and analysis of the most notable decisions in the Federal Court. By DAN STAR QC.

Manus Island Regional Processing Centre Illegal under PNG law

The Supreme Court of Justice of Papua New Guinea has unanimously held that detention in the Manus Island Regional Processing Centre is contrary to the…

The latest from the High Court: September 2015

Reporting and analysis of the latest key judgments from the High Court of Australia. By THOMAS HURLEY.

The latest from the Federal Court: June 2015

Reporting and analysis of the most notable decisions in the Federal Court. By THOMAS HURLEY.

The latest from the High Court: February 2015

Reporting and analysis of the latest key judgments from the High Court of Australia. By THOMAS HURLEY.

A day in the life of… Deng Adut

Sudanese-born solicitor Deng Adut’s dream is to return to Africa and prosecute those who recruit child soldiers.

A day in the life of Susan Reese

Major Susan Reese is a mother to thousands of people in Sydney.  

Boats, people and policies: the legal issues facing asylum seekers

Australia is the only country to assess refugee protection based on mode of arrival. The past nine months has seen at least seven significant legislative…