You can sue a doctor for negligence, and a tradie for shoddy workmanship, but today we’re asking: if you’ve been inadequately represented in court, can you sue a lawyer for incompetence?
Over the long weekend, the government implemented their metadata retention system. Here’s what they can get without the need for a warrant.
Move over Centrepoint, as Sydney has a new landmark to marvel at. According to an independent study, it’s a mountain of cocaine.
The mastermind behind an intricate telemarketing scam that defrauded Australians and Americans alike is finally behind bars.
To think 18C’s defeat puts an end to the Libs’ totalitarian crusade is erroneous, as more laws exist which greater impede freedom to public discourse.
The trial of the card that stops welfare recipients from buying “non-essentials” like alcohol is complete. Alan Tudge has hailed it as a success, but almost half of the users disagree.
Emboldened by the apparent success of the lockout laws, the NSW police are now looking to push a uniform system across the state. Good lord.
The rise of Trump is well documented, however, his proposed changes regarding the US justice system are ambitious, but at times, rubbish.
Despite the best intentions of civil liberty groups, three nationwide DNA databases already exist in this country. Is it a case of smart policing, or the vestiges of nanny state thinking?
The Queensland Government is pushing to force domestic violence defendants to wear electronic tracking devices. The plaintiffs agree, but is it the right move?
In the international measure of governmental accountability, Australia is slipping to outside the top ten. Mind you, we’re ahead of the US, so, could be worse. Aussie, Aussie, etc?
Over in the land of the brave, a woman didn’t take “no” for an answer lightly, stabbing her boyfriend who refused to participate in a threesome. Classy.
As it stands, it is a criminal offence for government employees to release information, which has no modifier for whistleblowers. Time for a change.
According to some recent (and ancient) research, January is the month most likely to cause fracture in your relationship. Just today and tomorrow hang in there, yeah?
Following the conviction of a man for rape after secretly removing a condom during sex, Sydney Criminal Lawyers breaks down what exactly constitutes sexual assault.
With the government set to finally amend Centrelink’s debt recovery system, the question should not be about future prevention but fixing the immediate damage.
The two Sydney men charged with planning a terrorist attack could face a lifetime behind bars under the government’s recent legislation.
Citizens unite under name “Soldiers of Odin” in response to under resourced police failing to protect their streets. Threat of gang violence steps closer.
Thieves are breaking into fire stations, even going as far as to steal from one fire-fighter’s car while he was on the job. Low acts indeed, but are they becoming common ones?
False reports a drain on emergency services putting community in danger, copping criminal charges and prompting greater scrutiny from operators.
If you were facing life imprisonment, would you choose assisted suicide as the humane option? We spoke to one a prisoner who shares that view.
UN Special Rapporteur Michel Forst has penned a damning report on Australian legislations that limit personal freedoms human rights defenders.