As Black Lives Matter protests spread across the world, Australia must also confront the very present racism of how Indigenous people are treated by police.
If tear gas is a substance that is "evil in itself" (malum in se), why can police use tear gas on protesters? Just war theory provides criticism.
While the vast majority of protests have been peaceful, those that aren't challenge us in ways that require further investigation.
We need greater legal resources for identifying and acknowledging the various forms racial violence takes.
Are the conditions inmate find themselves in during the pandemic consistent with the purpose incarceration is meant to serve?
By what right can government officials prohibit worshipers from the physical and public practice of their faith?
Prisons are a hotbed for spreading infectious disease, and we've changed policies to accommodate this fact. But these changes should also make us reconsider how they function in normal circumstances.
The decision by prosecutors to lay blame at the social workers door paints an unrealistic and overly simplistic picture.
The case of Rodney Reed raises a number of troubling issues from the public's impact on procedural fairness to retrial's claim to justice.
Lee Boyd Malvo's appeal asks the Supreme Court to explain the bounds of what cruel and unusual punishment - what it does, and does not, mean.