The citizenship troubles that rocked the Labor Party this week are not all good news for the government, writes Rosalind Dixon.
A High Court decision on section 44 has restored some sanity, writes George Williams.
An examination of the first year of decisions by the Kiefel High Court suggests that the Chief Justice's preference for collaborative decision-making is largely being met in practice.
The complexity of the foreign citizenship laws of other nations and flaws in the declaration process mean uncertainty and political dysfunction will run for some time, writes George Williams.
Australian laws fare poorly when it comes to religious liberty. The right way forward is to protect religious freedom in a law that also recognises other fundamental rights, writes George Williams.
A national survey has found widespread support for an Indigenous Voice to Parliament, contrary to views expressed by the Turnbull Government that such a proposal would receive limited public backing.
What now after the High Court's ruling on the 'Citizenship Seven'? George Williams suggests an audit of the eligibility of all parliamentarians and amending section 44 of the Constitution.
In the case of the 'citizenship seven', the High Court opted for an interpretation that promoted certainty for future cases, writes Gabrielle Appleby
The government may be hoping that the momentum built towards the same-sex marriage postal vote will dissuade the High Court from striking it down, but George Williams says this may be a poor bet.
Constitutional law expert George Williams has given a frank assessment of the government's High Court prospects on dual citizenship and the same-sex marriage postal vote