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The death of Kumanjayi Walker

On the shooting in Yuendumu and the trial of Northern Territory policeman Zachary Rolfe

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Wholesome prison blues

The end of Risdon Prison’s Spartan Debating Club, which offered inmates skills for non-violent conflict

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Blinding contracts and labour law

A British backpacker’s win in the High Court has inadvertently left contractors with fewer employment protections

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The first victim

Does the legal system put people through unnecessary trauma?

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The legal system is failing survivors of sexual violence, so why is it being maintained?

Faced with the choice between a gruelling court process or nothing, victim-survivors are often coming away more bruised from the experience than they were beforehand

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Pride of place

Why the Bondi Memorial honouring victims of Sydney’s LGBTIQ hate-crime epidemic matters for victims and their families

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A bloody shame: Paid period leave should be law

Australia’s workplace laws must better accommodate the reproductive body

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A question of good faith: The trial of Zachary Rolfe

The alleged murder of Kumanjayi Walker by a police officer has ignited a legal quandary

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The end game

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange is slowly dying in a UK prison, as the US maintains its fight to have him die in theirs – but there is hope

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Planetary defence

A court ruling that the environment minister owes children a duty of care to prevent climate harm has far-reaching implications