Susan Kiefel's first year as Chief Justice of the High Court has been marked by a welcome degree of consensus, writes Andrew Lynch.
Andrew Lynch writes the release of much-awaited papers from the parliamentary archives will lead to new appraisals of Lionel Murphy's life and work – including his alleged "misbehaviour".
Recently retired Chief Justice Robert French maintained an exceptionally low rate of dissent during his term, according to analysis by UNSW Law.
There are strong reasons to think Susan Kiefel's era as chief justice of the High Court will be “business as usual", writes Andrew Lynch.
UNSW Law Conjoint Professor James Edelman is to become one of the youngest-ever judges of the Australian High Court.
We can thank a single-minded mother for nurturing the ambition of former Chief Justice of the High Court Sir Anthony Mason.