Penny Vlahogiannis is a Legal Editor with The Laws of Australia encyclopaedia.
Thomson Reuters is delighted to announce the launch of a brand new Subtitle 6.9 “Internet Law” in The Laws of Australia encyclopaedia. We have released this subtitle in recognition of the pervasive nature of the internet in our society, and the extensive laws that have emerged, regulating content and activity in that space. This Subtitle ...more
Have you Santa-proofed1 your home this Christmas? This might be the most valuable thing you can do this holiday season, as you may be liable for injury suffered by the jolly old man coming down your chimney. If you want to save Santa a broken bone or two (and find out if you are even ...more
‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; …. When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter, [You spring] from your bed to see what [is] the matter [You fear it’s a burglar, but lo and behold…it’s just Santa!] Hold your reindeer… just ...more
Ten or Eleven Out of Twelve Ain’t Bad – But Not for Crimes against The Commonwealth – Updated Commentary in TLA
There is no doubt as to the importance of the unanimous jury to our criminal justice system. We can rest assured that justice has been done when a jury of twelve good men (and women!) and true return a verdict of conviction or acquittal. We can rest assured that if all twelve jurors are in ...more