Stephanie Gardiner is a reporter at The Sydney Morning Herald. Email or tweet her with your news tips.
Stephanie Gardiner The authors of the Magna Carta would be "crying in their graves" if they knew of the state of the NSW justice system, Supreme Court judge says.
Stephanie Gardiner After a lengthy legal battle, the NSW government will pay wrongly jailed woman Roseanne Beckett $4 million damages for malicious prosecution
Louise Hall, Stephanie Gardiner An Iraqi refugee who stabbed his wife's former husband to death in Westfield Parramatta most likely has post-traumatic stress disorder, a court has heard.
Stephanie Gardiner Is the word "bitch" defamatory, or is it merely offensive and inarticulate?
Stephanie Gardiner Under the cover of darkness, Paul Bennett✓ and Simone Wright✓ got on a yacht in New Zealand in "secrecy". A week later, they were arrested.
Stephanie Gardiner Among the photos of rocket launchers and bullet wounds, Australian terrorist Mohamed Elomar also sent his wife a list of things he needed in Syria, including anti-dandruff shampoo, ankle socks, and...
Stephanie Gardiner Fatima Elomar, the wife of Islamic State terrorist Mohamed Elomar, has pleaded guilty to helping his fight in Syria.
Stephanie Gardiner When the little girl appeared on the courtroom television screen, Justice Peter Johnson removed his horsehair wig.
Stephanie Gardiner Rodger Garry Leighton sexually touched young female patients after sedating them with nitrous oxide, court heard
Stephanie Gardiner Kodi Maybir remembers holding the seven-year-old boy's neck in one hand, his legs in the other, and throwing the child into the air.
Stephanie Gardiner "Don't give in and don't give up." That is Roseanne Beckett's message after she won more than $4 million for malicious prosecution.
Stephanie Gardiner Kodi Maybir sat with his hair neatly tied back, his hands clasped together, and spoke directly to the jury.
Stephanie Gardiner After a drunken crash that killed his friend, Bradley Hazelton went on the run, living in the bush, working in a saw mill, and sleeping in sheds and caravans.
Stephanie Gardiner Steven Robert Rundell's mother saw him on the evening news and told him to call police, having recognised him as the man wanted for questioning over a sex attack in Kings Cross
Stephanie Gardiner A man accused of shooting his friend in the head outside a house in western Sydney allegedly threw the pistol in a bush and ran away, a court has heard.
Stephanie Gardiner The girl remembered the dentist giving her nitrous oxide and saying something like "Do you feel nice?"
Stephanie Gardiner Emma Fato saw her unemployed father living a life of luxury on the NSW south coast. Then she became involved in his crimes.
Stephanie Gardiner Danielle Taiba looked at James Longworth's hands as he sat in court, picturing his clenched fists.
Stephanie Gardiner Bouncer George Linardos gave a single loud clap to imitate the sound of his colleague being punched in the head.
Stephanie Gardiner Melissa Peacock told police that when she found her elderly mother dead in bed, she shut the bedroom door and told nobody. The 'largely mummified' body was discovered months later.