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Business, Law and Politics 9 min read

Reasonable doubt shines new light on injustice

by Gemma Wolk

Across Australia, hundreds of cold cases lie unsolved. And yet, the family and friends of victims remain frozen in time without answers. So, who fights for justice when the world has moved on?

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Young crime is often a phase, and locking kids up is counterproductive

Business, Law and Politics 7 min read

Young crime is often a phase, and locking kids up is counterproductive

by Joel McGregor

Rising tensions have led to an Australia-wide spotlight on youth detention, but with offenders often having experienced childhood trauma, could better interventions be explored?

What is extradition and how does it work?

Business, Law and Politics 8 min read

What is extradition and how does it work?

by Associate Professor Amy Maguire

Many are watching closely after former Melbourne principal Malka Leifer, who is facing 74 charges of child sexual assault, was extradited from Israel after a battle of more than six years.