As high-profile defamation cases hit the headlines and courts, Morry Bailes asks if the existing system is fit for purpose.
Attempts to introduce new gender-neutral terms are an affront to language and freedom, argues Morry Bailes.
The pandemic has wreaked havoc on economies, jobs and workplaces, and serious steps are required to turn around the worst financial conditions since the Great Depression. Industrial relations reform is a priority, argues Morry Bailes.
Australia has a crisis in legal representation outside the major cities, argues legal commentator Morry Bailes.
If the community can’t find common ground on gender issues, the parliament and the courts will need to intervene, writes legal commentator Morry Bailes.
South Australia’s state election results in 2018 finally reflected the electorate’s will, but that new-found fairness is already under threat, writes legal commentator and Liberal Party legal adviser Morry Bailes.