The man taping himself running over emus was found, not by police, but by social media.
From next week those who are found guilty of drug driving will lose their licence. The problem is both the science behind it and the implementation of the law.
‘Coercive control’ is an umbrella term for a series of abuses that has, until now, gone unpunished in the realms of law. Australia, however, is lagging behind.
To his critics, Julian Assange’s arrest proves that he isn’t above the law. However, with his lawyers crying foul over his treatment, I’m wondering what law he actually broke.
The innovative work of Mellissa Larkin has not gone unnoticed, as the Founder and Managing Director of legal firm Peripheral Blue has been nominated for a top award.
Brunei instituting harsh corporal punishments for homosexuality is but one of the laws on the table. They are, unfortunately, rather serious about the changes.
After Dino secretly recorded one of Mel’s conversations, the matter is now a legal one. But, how illegal is it?
Even before he represented the police, one officer had a scheme to blackmail women into having sex with him. His powers merely gave him greater opportunity.
A woman from the ACT has been sentenced after manufacturing false allegations of sexual assault against her partner.
Sadly, animal cruelty thrives in the darker corners of our society. But, with harsher penalties now in force, I’m wondering if the deterrent is steep enough.
‘New year, new me’ seemingly holds true to the world of law, so let’s have a quick look at what is coming into effect in 2019.
Pill testing seems to be on the table for NSW, but it similarly seems like it will be played like a poker chip to tempt us.
According to official statistics, the instances of alcohol-related assault is actually down this holiday period. Good job, guys.
Yesterday, the police eviscerated the media for putting forward a suspect in the Toyah Cordingley case. In response, the media are questioning the police for dragging their feet. Who is in the right?
Yesterday, more school-age children met the government to protest climate change. Disappointingly, no existing laws protect them.
The Big Smoke sat down with Mellissa Larkin, founder and CEO of Peripheral Blue, an Australian legal and consulting firm with a fresh approach.
Should there be laws to prosecute lying on a dating app?
According to an expansive new study, when the temperature rises, so does our propensity to commit crime.
A 19-year old was fined for eating cereal whilst driving and another Perth driver was caught eating behind the wheel not long after – so what are the laws around eating and drinking while driving in NSW?
Cybersecurity experts are urging Austrians to take greater care online with instances of blackmail and privacy breaches on the rise.
Emboldened by tragedy, the NSW government has significantly tightened the laws to combat cyberbullying.
Clients want to pay for value, not time. I believe that lawyers need to do away with the antiquated target system, prevailing culture in place.