It is important that members of the judiciary are unswayed by pressures and demands from powerful bodies like government and the media. For this reason, it cannot be made easy for politicians or government bodies to sack our appointed judicial members. By the same token, being appointed to the judiciary should not give magistrates and judges free reign to act without regard to the rule of law. Our latest blog outlines the circumstances whereby members of the judiciary can be removed from…

It is important that members of the judiciary are unswayed by pressures and demands from powerful bodies like government and the media. For this reason, it cannot be made easy for politicians or government bodies to sack our appointed judicial members. By the same token, being appointed to the judiciary should not give magistrates and judges free reign to act without regard to the rule of law. Our latest blog outlines the circumstances whereby members of the judiciary can be removed from…

A dozen SA police officers have been caught drink driving or drug driving, but none dismissed.

A dozen SA police officers have been caught drink driving or drug driving, but none dismissed.

A new prison in Western Australia is focusing on rehabilitating indigenous inmates rather than just punishing them.

A new prison in Western Australia is focusing on rehabilitating indigenous inmates rather than just punishing them.

Family Court Judge Graham Bell (pictured below) believes that 55 or 60 is the new 70, and that judges should no longer be forced to retire at the age of 70. What are your thoughts?

Family Court Judge Graham Bell (pictured below) believes that 55 or 60 is the new 70, and that judges should no longer be forced to retire at the age of 70. What are your thoughts?

“The criminal law of today… is far more complex, and technically difficult to…

“The criminal law of today… is far more complex, and technically difficult to…

Oliver Curtis will spend at least a year behind bars for an insider trading scheme that netted him $1.4 million.

Oliver Curtis will spend at least a year behind bars for an insider trading scheme that netted him $1.4 million.

Police have arrested four men who are alleged to have radicalised the 15-year-old boy who shot dead a police employee.

Police have arrested four men who are alleged to have radicalised the 15-year-old boy who shot dead a police employee.

Here’s what the law says about helping an offender before, during or after a crime.

Here’s what the law says about helping an offender before, during or after a crime.

“The political class in New South Wales is aggressively against human rights”.

“The political class in New South Wales is aggressively against human rights”.

A recent survey of WA police officers suggests that the force is more concerned with drug and alcohol testing as many drivers as possible, rather than the results and effectiveness of the tests. The survey suggests that resources are being wasted on pointless testing, while raising concerns about whether such operations are improperly focused on numbers rather than their impact on reducing crime. Our latest Blog post has more.

A recent survey of WA police officers suggests that the force is more concerned with drug and alcohol testing as many drivers as possible, rather than the results and effectiveness of the tests. The survey suggests that resources are being wasted on pointless testing, while raising concerns about whether such operations are improperly focused on numbers rather than their impact on reducing crime. Our latest Blog post has more.

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