As it turns out, Centrelink's well-documented move of releasing the personal information of a welfare recipient may be illegal.
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.
The land of the free and the home of the spurious lawsuit has a new hero, a man who looked to singlehandedly right injustice…in regards to imitation butter.
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.
Those in support of a regulated drug market now includes legislators, politicians and law enforcers. The time to decriminalise is now.
With our Indigenous prison rates now the highest in the world, it’s time we look directly at the problem and seek meaningful reform.
Fake news, whether we like it or not, is a reality. However, as a problem that is only going to grow larger, should we move to ban it? Or is that in itself, a silencing of free speech?
“Gay panic” was a legal defence where “unwanted gay advances” were successfully argued to reduce murder charges to manslaughter. As of this week in Queensland: no more.
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 it being green-lit, the government’s medicinal marijuana scheme is now hamstrung by bureaucratic process and smoke and mirrors.
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?
After his neighbours refused to install frosted windows, a suburbanite decided to go entirely naked to prove his point. That his privacy is what he treasured above everything. Right.
Passing the investigation over to an independent body, the government has moved to halt institutional torture in places such as Manus and Don Dale. However, the battle is far from being won.
According to studies, an increase in testosterone and metabolic “fight or flight” changes indicate a possible link between violent crime and rising temperatures.
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.
In response to a quote from a business he thought was unreasonable, a customer took to Google to leave a negative review, and it’s snowballed all the way to the Supreme Court.