Recently retired Chief Justice Robert French maintained an exceptionally low rate of dissent during his term, according to analysis by UNSW Law.
The Kaldor Centre's Claire Higgins has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to explore how past experiences can help create positive solutions for millions of displaced people.
We may not fare so well if we were to have a Prime Minister seeking to follow Trump's lead, writes George Williams.
The new judicial appointments to the highest courts of Australia and the United States will bring more continuity than change to their respective courts, writes Rosalind Dixon.
The rise of a "whatever it takes" approach in Australian politics poses a major challenge for Susan Kiefel, the newly installed leader of the Australian judiciary, writes George Williams.
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.
A wider range of students will have the opportunity to study Law at UNSW following an overhaul of the admission process.
The remote Pacific islands of Nauru and Manus will be among the first places in the world to see the arrival of 2017. However, for the 1500 refugees and asylum seekers still in detention, there will be little to celebrate.
Kingsford Legal Centre director Anna Cody has won the 2016 Australian Human Rights Commission Law Award.
Martin Krygier has become the first Australian recipient of the prestigious Dennis Leslie Mahoney Prize in Legal Theory.