The nature and complexity of crime has changed markedly in recent years. So, too, has the scope of criminal investigation powers possessed by police and investigators.
It may be thought that the Nuremberg trials of Nazi war criminals were of the worst of criminality and the last word on the superior orders defence in criminal law, but things are not so clear cut.
In 2012, the NSW Parliament introduced radical, sweeping changes to the Workers Compensation Scheme. This article discusses the high profile case of Mr Goudappel, an injured worker caught by retrospective amendments which sought to remove his right to lump sum compensation.
It’s sometimes easy to forget that behind large corporate clients are real people who are driven by emotions and stressors like everyone else. Determining what legal clients really want is a psychological exercise that must go beyond simply providing ‘good service’.