News Articles for "Common Law"
Fears criminal trial changes could be unconstitutional
Former High Court judge Michael Kirby says a fair trial for defendants could be at risk if juries are made aware of previous convictions....read more
WVa Senate votes to limit landowner liability
The West Virginia Senate unanimously passed a bill Tuesday that would ensure property owners face very limited liability from trespassers on their land. I...read more
Social media 'investigators' tainting court evidence
Concerns are being raised about the effect social media is having on criminal prosecutions, with one judge warning the general public are tainting evidence...read more
Qld's national parks cattle grazing laws 'disastrous'
The National Parks Association of Queensland (NPAQ) says new laws will harm the state's parks and reserves....read more