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

Technical Issues and Other Communications - How do I subscribe?

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

Legal Research Webinars - New Dates Available Now

Legal Research Webinars – New Dates Available Now

Join us for an interactive live online legal research training session.  All training is complimentary and included as part of your subscription. All training is delivered by the Training Specialist Team via web conferencing or “WebEx”.  This method provides a quick, easy, efficient and convenient way to receive training. Simply select a course from the ...more

Optimise the Online Insider - Alerting

Optimise the Online Insider – Alerting

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Optimise Your Online Insider Experience – Categories, Tags & Saved Searches

Categories & Tags help you narrow information on the Online Insider down to just what you are looking for. The sites search box allows you to go directly to the articles that contain your search term, but if you prefer to browse through everything available in a certain subject area you can do this by using the ...more

FirstPoint update: new classifications for debt agreements and personal insolvency agreements

FirstPoint cases content is regularly reviewed by our experienced team of in-house legal editors. Recently, the Bankruptcy title, which follows the distinction drawn in Australian law between personal bankruptcy and corporate liquidation and deals purely with cases on personal insolvency and bankruptcy matters, was reviewed. As a result of the review, the classification scheme covering ...more

Westlaw AU Access Issues (RESOLVED)

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The Laws of Australia Updates March 2017

The Laws of Australia Updates March 2017

The following Subtitles were updated in March 2017 and are now available on Westlaw AU: Update 327 – March 2017 Criminal Law Principles 9.1 “The Criminal Laws” (Ch 9) Updated by Professor Mirko Bagaric, Professor of Law, Swinburne University Law School Updated Chapter 9 of this Subtitle examines the criminal law principle that an accused ...more

Criminal Law NSW Noticeboard – March 2017 – Sentencing proceedings and characterisation of seriousness of offence; Doli Incapax

Criminal Law NSW Noticeboard – March 2017 – Sentencing proceedings and characterisation of seriousness of offence; Doli Incapax

The Criminal Law NSW Noticeboard is your one-stop-shop for criminal law news as it occurs. With rapid updating by District Court Judge, Martin Blackmore, the Noticeboard keeps you apprised of all of the latest legislative and case developments related to the practice of criminal law in NSW. For a more detailed look into these and other criminal law matters, Criminal Law ...more

Uniform Evidence Law Noticeboard – March 2017

Uniform Evidence Law Noticeboard – March 2017

The Uniform Evidence Law Noticeboard is your definitive resource for evidence law news as it occurs. With rapid updating by respected barrister, Stephen J Odgers SC, the Noticeboard keeps you apprised of all of the latest legislative and case developments related to evidence law. For a more detailed look into these and other matters, Uniform Evidence Law, the authority on evidence law, is available for subscription online, ...more