Gender equality among barristers before the High Court

The subject of gender equality has been a hot topic in the media with recent coverage on state and national programs to tackle the bias in the legal profession. The question of why so few women appear before the High Court, and why even fewer have speaking roles has been raised by Professor George Williams ...more

The French High Court

The French High Court

The latest issue of The Australian Law Journal features special articles on the retirement of The Hon R S French AC, the 12th Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia. See below for a preview of this special edition, with subscriber links through to the full-text on Westlaw AU. Illustration: Simon Fieldhouse Sections: Current ...more

The Laws of Australia Updates February 2017

The Laws of Australia Updates February 2017

The following Subtitles were updated in February 2017 and are now available on Westlaw AU: Update 326 – February 2017 Criminal Law Principles 9.1 “The Criminal Laws” (Ch 8) Updated by Professor Mirko Bagaric, Professor of Law, Swinburne University Law School The updated chapter 8 of this Subtitle addresses two of the four requirements for ...more

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Technical Issues and Other Communications – How do I subscribe?

The Thomson Reuters Insider is just one of a number of ways we alert our customers to important information about their Thomson Reuters services. We encourage you to seek out the latest information from this site. We also provide a number of versatile multi format communication options to support the various ways our users like ...more

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The Laws of Australia Updates July 2017

The Laws of Australia Updates July 2017

The following Subtitles were updated in July 2017 and are now available on Westlaw AU:  Update 331 – July 2017 Criminal Sentencing 12.13 “Sentencing Procedure” Updated by Dr Anthony Hopkins, Senior Lecturer, ANU College of Law This updated Subtitle examines what happens during sentencing hearings: the respective roles of the parties involved; the onus and ...more

Meet the Editorial Board behind The Australian Law Journal (ALJ)

Meet the Editorial Board behind The Australian Law Journal (ALJ)

It’s the journal traditionally heralded as holding the most topical of legal issues. With a new General Editor and expanded editorial board, The Australian Law Journal (ALJ) is going through an exciting process of rejuvenation. To celebrate its 90th anniversary, we look behind the scenes of the ALJ and learn more about the editorial board and their collaborative content selection process. ...more

Checkpoint Research Tip - Filtering your Search Results

Checkpoint Research Tip – Filtering your Search Results

After running a search on Checkpoint you have the option to filter your results in a variety of different ways. This will enable you to target key areas relevant to your research, group your results for quick review and exclude results that are not applicable.  What filter options are available will depend on what type of ...more