The former army lawyer had no choice but to plead guilty, which goes to show how desperately we need better whistleblower protections
The trial of former school principal Malka Leifer for sexual abuse highlighted how shame and trauma are treated in the justice system, and why some institutions and communities are resistant to scrutiny
The hidden forces agitating at highest levels to undermine judicial independence
Exposing criminality at work is a moral act, but with whistleblower laws failing to protect those who speak up, lawyers are seeking novel solutions
The appalling treatment of Clare Nowland is but one example of the way in which Australia’s police forces wield power
Were last year’s killings in remote Wieambilla, Queensland, the result of a new age of radicalisation?
New president Ferdinand Marcos Jr promised a more compassionate approach to the Philippines’ war on drugs, but the shadow of Rodrigo Duterte remains