Louise Hall THE Court of Appeal will decide whether Gordon Wood should walk free from prison, face a retrial or remain behind bars after the hearing of his appeal against his conviction for the murder in 1995 of...
Kate McClymont THE law firm made famous for charging clients $60 for a welcome letter and $49 for reading a thank-you card will soon be no more.
Louise Hall and Lisa Davies THREE appeal judges will reveal on Friday whether Gordon Wood's appeal against his conviction for the 1995 murder of his model girlfriend, Caroline Byrne, is successful.
Lisa Davies, Louise Hall and Paul Bibby Gordon Wood's murder conviction has been quashed, an appeal court today acquitting him of killing his girlfriend Caroline Byrne 16 years ago.
Paul Bibby Convicted wife killer and former detective Des Campbell has lost his appeal in the state's highest court.
Peter Munro Hooves slap on rain-shined bitumen as Chris Walsh walks his horse at a leisurely clip down the middle of the city street past parking signs and massage shops and sports nutrition centres.
Louise Hall Baby killer Keli Lane has lost her last chance to overturn her murder conviction with the High Court refusing special leave to appeal.
Sean Nicholls and Jason Gordon Controversial Newcastle lord mayor Jeff McCloy has buckled to pressure and will resign from office after helping plunge the NSW government into crisis over allegations he made secret $10,000 payments...
Harriet Alexander Psychiatrists are sharing their patients' confidential records with the courts because solicitors are issuing subpoenas, frequently in family lawsuits, that carry a threat of imprisonment.
Rachel Olding Just five years ago, Cessnock MP Kerry Hickey was singing the praises of local construction magnate Anthony O'Meley.
Jason Gordon If successful, case would have huge ramifications for state legislation, which currently bans developers from making political donations in NSW.
Paul Bibby A former BHP worker who was exposed to asbestos while working at the Newcastle Steelworks has won a landmark $2.2 million dollar damages claim against the resources and manufacturing giant.
Michael Koziol A speaker at the upcoming Festival of Dangerous Ideas will seek to defend so-called honour killings - the murder of women deemed to have brought shame or dishonour on their family.
Kim Arlington Peter Fraser and Gordon Stevenson were not trying to make history when they wed on Friday. The first same-sex couple to marry in Australia under British law, they simply wanted to celebrate their...
Jacob Saulwick Sydney Trains will embark on a pre-election blitz to spruce up another 28 train stations, including some that have only recently been the subject of multi-million dollar upgrades.
Damien Murphy Scores of women in Australia, the UK and New Zealand alleged the day after Rolf Harris was convicted in a London court of sexually assaulting four girls in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s that they also...
Alexandra Back, Michael Koziol The Sydney Opera House has cancelled a controversial talk by Muslim writer and activist Uthman Badar titled "Honour killings are morally justified" after widespread condemnation of its inclusion in...
James Robertson The government pays you compensation if it demolishes your home to make way for a new road. But what if it tunnels underneath it?
James Robertson Sheryll Young discovered the council was planning to seize her home only when she tried to put it up for sale, and she is not the only one affected by the compulsory acquisition rules.
Anna Patty An increasing number of younger women are part of a new third wave of asbestos disease emerging in Australia, new research has found.