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.
Legal challenges to the Senate eligibility of Bob Day and Rod Culleton will be among the recent cases dissected at the Gilbert + Tobin Centre's Constitutional Law Conference.
Armed with an ambitious political and legal agenda, the new federal attorney-general faces a testing time, write Shipra Chordia and 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.
The High Court's decision in Williams v Commonwealth, the school chaplains' case, defies a quick fix, writes Andrew Lynch.
In our desire to “end the blame game”, do we expect too much from the various governments in Australia’s federal system, asks Professor Andrew Lynch.