Europe's Roma and Jews have far too much in common. Let's be empathetic. Let's acknowledge our common history. And then, let's apply our resulting outrage to an ongoing injustice closer to home, writes Fergal Davis.
The Federal Government's announcement of a referendum on recognition of local councils in the constitution is a sensible one, but that is not enough to guarantee success, write Nicola McGarrity and Lyndon Goddard.
The commonwealth and NSW governments' proposals regarding judges' remuneration packages raise the issue of public confidence in the consistency of quality throughout the court system, writes Andrew Lynch.
The period of unanimous decision making in Australia's highest court is well and truly over with Justice Dyson Heydon cementing his place as the new Great Dissenter, a review of the High Court's 2012 record shows.