Lawyers call for more high-profile court hearings to be broadcast live so the public can better understand how judgements are reached, after Cardinal George Pell's jailing was yesterday streamed to global audiences.
Queensland's Legal Services Commission confirms it will examine whether lawyers for Adani have committed professional misconduct after proposing to be the mining firm's "trained attack dog".
Documents obtained by the ABC reveal Brisbane law firm AJ & Co proposed an aggressive strategy for mining giant Adani to shut down critics and pressure the Queensland Government to bring the Carmichael mine to life.
A frontier opal mining town in remote South Australia prepares to fight the State Government over moves to permanently evict its residents.
A $4.4 billion contract to build new trains for Queensland was flawed and illegal "from day one" and the problems were known "when the contract was signed", an inquiry finds.
Some of Australia's most senior current and former judges are going public, calling out a severe lack of government funding for the Family Court system.
The legal profession is feeling the effects of digital disruption and the way it is impacting on how individuals and firms operate.
Female lawyers are speaking up against sexual harassment within their workplaces, pointing to "a culture of victim blaming" while bemoaning the fact "the #MeToo movement is yet to hit the legal profession".
He fought against the Immigration Restriction Act and other racist laws as Australia's first barrister of Chinese descent. But William Ah Ket's story is little known.