Explainer: What the Democratic Unionist Party is all about
The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is the largest political party in Northern Ireland. Unionists are largely Protestant and fervently believe the six...
Ouija boards and split decisions: jury trials under threat
One of the country's most high-profile cases looks set to go ahead without a jury.
Man Haron Monis: terrorist or deranged lunatic?
ANALYSIS: The legal community is at odds over whether or not Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis was, in fact, a terrorist.
Why Australia is obsessed with anti-terror laws
There's a perfect storm of circumstances that make our parliament a hotbed of avid anti-terrorism legislators.
Why national security should NOT be above politics
Is bipartisanship on national security proving detrimental to our civil liberties?
Why tougher terror laws won’t stop ‘lone idiots’
COMMENT Knee-jerk reactions to an increasing terror threat won't help make Australia safer.