“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.
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 net closes further with the Turnbull government’s metadata scheme, as they are set to turn over your phone and Internet records in the event of civil cases against you.
If you cancel a stolen credit card, you’ll be fine, right? Well, according to one endeavouring thief, not so much.
New figures indicate youth incarceration is bringing young criminals together and adding to climbing reoffending rates. Is it now time to spare the rod?
On the back of the terrorism-related arrests and other recent headlines, Melbourne is seemingly beset by an immigrant crime wave. It’s time we separate the fiction from the facts.
Canadian lawmakers apologise for threatening to use Nickelback as a cruel and unusual punishment. Raises question: Why do we hate Nickelback so?
The two Sydney men charged with planning a terrorist attack could face a lifetime behind bars under the government’s recent legislation.