Quite a few changes are now underway in Lonsdale Street, triggered in part by the retirement of Derham AsJ and the never-ending number of applications to vary covenants pursuant to section 84 of the Property Law Act 1958. Amongst these … Continue reading →
Malaysia’s complex politics and legal systems are shaped by the nation’s ethnic and religious diversity. How religious and government authorities categorise you can have a huge impact on your life. Meet a Muslim feminist slam poet, a Hindu mother who won a landmark court case, a transgender activist and a
It is not uncommon for a property owner to use their neighbour’s land as a means of access or egress, even though they may have no formal right to do so. There may also be instances in which this use … Continue reading →
Social media can be useful connecting people and ideas but moderators are needed to keep disturbing and toxic material off the platforms. Chris Gray, a former Facebook moderator claims viewing such content in order to keep us safe, gave him PTSD. He’s the lead plaintiff in an action against Facebook
Can persons of Aboriginal heritage who are not citizens be deported? In the cases of Brendan Thoms and Daniel Love, the majority of the High Court says no. And, the High Court rules that illegally obtained video evidence of serious animal cruelty is not admissible in a prosecution involving the
The impact of this summer’s bushfires has been devastating. What is less clear are the health consequences of smoke inhalation and the legal implications for employers. Some recent Australian and international court cases may provide a guide.