Michael Gordon The federal government is facing another High Court challenge to the indefinite detention of more than 50 refugees deemed security risks by the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation.
Stephanie Gardiner It started with a dinner date and a tryst in a motel room in the country, made its way to the Federal Court and now a notorious compensation case about a woman injured while having sex on a work trip...
Tom McIlroy Some non-government schools remain homophobic, according to former High Court Justice.
Larissa Nicholson They are hated by smokers, show graphic pictures of rotting limbs and diseased eyeballs.
Jane Lee Melbourne woman to appeal welfare-fraud charges, which could affect thousands charged under same law.
Police are appealing for victims of a widespread fraud that they say has caused Australians to hand over more than $2 million.
Rick Feneley The nation's second law officer is a sawmiller's son from the Hunter. He talks to Rick Feneley about his rise in an 'extreme meritocracy' and about judicial power, Christianity, the blessings of...
Dan Harrison and Geesche Jacobsen A sawmiller's son with a black belt in taekwondo appointed Australia's 49th High Court judge.
Dan Harrison, Geesche Jacobsen A SAWMILLER'S son with a black belt in taekwondo was yesterday appointed Australia's 49th High Court judge.
Christine Flatley Former Bundaberg surgeon Jayant Patel is again a free man, but he faces the prospect of a retrial over the deaths of three patients.
Cosima Marriner ESTRANGED parents could go ''shopping'' for the most favourable jurisdiction to resolve their custody disputes if a constitutional challenge to family law in the High Court is successful, experts...
Louis Andrews A High Court bid to allow four Italian school girls at the heart of an international custody row to remain in Australia has failed.
Louis Andrews The High Court has rejected a bid to stop the expatriation of four Sunshine Coast sisters back to Italy, but their fate remains uncertain.
By Sharon Mathieson The ANZ bank is boosting its coffers and punishing customers by charging excessive fees for over-the-limit credit cards, overdrafts and overdrawn accounts, the High Court has been told.
Judith Ireland, Farah Farouque ALLEGED war criminal Charles Zentai has warded off a final legal bid by the federal government to extradite him to Hungary in connection with the murder of a Jewish teenager in 1944.
Natalie O'Brien SUMANTHI RAHAVAN is hopeful last week's High Court ruling on asylum seekers will mean an end to the indefinite detention that she, her husband and three young children were facing.
Dan Harrison, Michelle Grattan Ron Williams is the man who sued God and lost - but in the process has thrown Australia's federal system of government into a legal and constitutional crisis.
Michael Gordon The High Court has imposed the biggest brake on the expansion of executive power in at least a generation, suggesting spending on programs has to be validated by the national Parliament or through...
Max Blenkin Australia's next High Court justice has in the past been scathing about the increasing complexity of Commonwealth legislation.
Phillip Coorey THE federal government faces a fresh threat to its plan to return the budget to surplus after the High Court agreed on Monday to hear a challenge to the mining tax by the minerals boss Andrew Forrest.