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Dyson Heydon insisted that "compromise is alien to the process of doing justice according to law". However, it would be surprising if this judicial individualism catches on, writes Andrew Lynch.

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The NSW Parliament's recent criminal justice reforms diminish human rights, add to the complexity of criminal justice and increase the risk of wrongful conviction, argue Gary Edmond and David Hamer.

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UNSW Law professor Jane McAdam has been named among an elite international group of young leaders recognised for their potential to shape the world's future.

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The United States is laying the foundation for an Asia-Pacific century that looks quite different from what most Australians imagined in the carnage of the GFC, writes Geoffrey Garrett.

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As revenues are harder to come by, Australian financial institutions need to manage costs more carefully. However, the offshoring of call centre and IT jobs should be a more strategic decision, writes Rosemary Howard.

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BHP Billiton’s announcement last week that Marius Kloppers will be replaced as chief executive has focused media attention again on the role boards play in pushing out leaders, writes Roger Collins.

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Australia's politicians have long had a deaf ear when it comes to community support for voluntary euthanasia. This looks set to change in Tasmania, where its leaders have begun the process of translating that support into law, writes George Williams.

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Leaving aside leadership questions, there is no doubt the cost of living will be the key issue in the federal election, writes Frank Zumbo.

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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.

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China is on the verge of transforming the global aviation industry and Qantas is likely to benefit, writes Laurie Pearcey.

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