Over the next three years, a majority of the High Court's judges must retire, but predicting the next appointment is like trying to pick the Melbourne Cup winner without knowing who's in the field, writes Professor George Williams.
OPINION: Separating people according to their race is based upon a discredited 19th-century scientific theory. Unfortunately, this thinking remains embedded in Australia's constitutional DNA, writes Professor George Williams.
OPINION: People smugglers have a reputation almost as low as paedophiles and terrorists. Australians may not like them but this does not excuse unjust laws, writes Professor George Williams in the SMH.