After two mums escaped adequate punishment for their reprehensible acts, the Internet quickly massed together to see justice done. But will it have any effect?
The demonstrations against the sentence handed out to Elijah Doughty’s killer is heartening, but I also know that we’ve been here before, and I’m not holding out for sweeping change.
As Ugur Nedim looks at defendants’ rights in the Australian and US criminal justice systems, we learn things aren’t how we’d imagined them…
Ugur Nedim looks at the more cruel, unusual and often hilarious public shaming of convicted criminals.
Anecdotal law addict Ugur Nedim looks at the story behind the stuffed owl defence lawyer, and other strange tales from the courtroom.
In Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the 365 docobites crew take some simple wisdom, discovered in great suffering, from Omchamroeun, a survivor of the Pol Pot regime.
As the world dissects the sentencing of Oscar Pistorius for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, Tanya Levin’s response is simple: “Women don’t matter. Sport does.”