Court hears alleged murderer was ‘an adulterer and violent’ but not a killer

A court has heard that while a man accused of killing his wife admits he was “playing around with other women and at times that did not make him guilty of murder. Key points: The murder trial is being heard in the NSW Supreme Court John Bowie is accused of killing his wife, Roxlyn, on … Read more

Inactive AFLW player and nurse Deni Varnhagen’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate challenge dismissed by SA Supreme Court

A legal challenge to South Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers has been dismissed by the Supreme Court in Adelaide. Key points: Deni Varnhagen and another nurse went to court after losing their jobs when they refused to get COVID-19 vaccines The SA government changed the legislation the mandate was brought under The judge … Read more

Three young men sentenced for the aggravated kidnapping of Peter Keeley who was found dead in 2020

Three young men have received different sentences for the aggravated kidnapping of Peter Keeley, whose body was found in a stretch of bushland on the New South Wales south coast in 2020. Key points: Peter Keeley’s body was found in 2020 in a stretch of bushland The judge handed down different sentences for each of … Read more

Cambodia Khmer Rouge court upholds conviction in final ruling

Cambodia’s UN-backed Khmer Rouge war crimes court gave its final verdict Thursday, upholding the genocide conviction and life sentence imposed on the regime’s last surviving leader. The tribunal was ruling on an appeal by Khieu Samphan, head of state for the murderous communist regime which wiped out a quarter of the Cambodian population in less … Read more

Auburn: Sydney Trains to pay Aluk Majok Chol $1.1m for falling between train and platform

A woman has been awarded a massive payout by the Supreme Court after she fell between a moving train and platform in Sydney’s west and suffered “catastrophic injuries”. The moment Aluk Majok Chol attempted to board a train at 2.18pm on August 4, 2016, at Auburn Railway Station was caught on CCTV, with Justice Richard … Read more

Brittany Higgins will give evidence in Bruce Lehrmann rape trial

Brittany Higgins is set to take the stand during the upcoming Bruce Lehrmann rape trial. It comes as fights continue between legal parties over a crucial timeline the former liberal staffer provided to police. Defense lawyers representing Bruce Lehrmann faced the ACT Supreme Court on Wednesday morning for a pre-trial mention as they prepare for … Read more

A Simpler Abortion Pill Regimen Is Effective Too

In the months since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, demand for medication abortion has soared. The method already accounted for more than half of all abortions in the United States before the Court’s decision; now reproductive-rights activists and sites such as Plan C, which shares information about medication abortion by mail, are fielding … Read more

Matthew Wiggins: Comanchero shooting trial delivers not guilty verdict

The man accused of murdering a former Comanchero associate has walked free after being found not guilty in a retrial. Matthew Paul Wiggins, 34, was cleared of the death of Darko Janceski, who was gunned down in front of his parents’ Wollongong home 80km south of Sydney on April 14, 2012. Witnesses reported a man … Read more

Brittany Higgins trial: Bruce Lehrmann lawyers fight for access to timeline

A crucial timeline provided to police by former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins is at the center of a fresh fight in the Canberra courts. Bruce Lehrmann’s lawyers are seeking the document that outlines Ms Higgins’ version of events from 2019. Mr Lehrmann has pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting Ms Higgins inside Parliament House in … Read more

Roe v Wade: Bill introduced to ban abortion after 15 weeks in all 50 US states

A prominent Republican senator has introduced a bill that would ban abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy in all 50 US states. The proposed legislation — which has no chance of passage in the Democratic-held Senate, but is nevertheless expected to galvanise support for Republicans ahead of elections in November — came under immediate fire … Read more