The long-standing convention of ministerial responsibility is no longer working. Legal commentator Morry Bailes asks whether it's time to codify when and how ministers are held accountable for their department's failings.
The tragic case of a young man bashed to death and what happened to the key suspect shows the importance of government investment in the justice system, writes legal commentator Morry Bailes.
Governments are failing to take coordinated action in areas of law which touch the most vulnerable people in our society, argues legal commentator Morry Bailes.
Legal aid in Australia is in crisis, argues Morry Bailes, and unless the Federal Government is prepared to introduce alternative funding systems like a Medicare-style levy or legal insurance, its contribution must be lifted to sustainable levels in this year's Budget.
Attacks on the judiciary by President Donald Trump typify commonly-held misconceptions about the role of judges in the legal process and their importance to democracy, writes InDaily's legal commentator Morry Bailes.
Endless connectivity is eroding the capacity of employees to enjoy uninterrupted time off - and that could end up having serious legal consequences, writes legal affairs commentator Morry Bailes.