While a project, “Exhibit A-i: The Refugee Account,” has already gained media attention in Australia and has been shown to the country’s minister for immigration and members of Parliament, it also has led to a discussion about the ethical use of generative artificial intelligence. The technology has evolved to a point where it’s hard to tell what’s real and what’s fake.
Oct 12, 2023 2:33 PM CDT
Prima Facie is a new one-woman play on Broadway, centered on an ambitious lawyer who, after building her reputation representing men accused of rape, must navigate the same legal system to seek justice for herself after her sexual assault.
Apr 26, 2023 8:26 AM CDT
An Australian real estate agent is facing a defamation lawsuit because of a missing apostrophe in his Facebook post. The real estate agent wrote the post about his former employer and his alleged failure to pay money into Australia’s retirement system.
Oct 12, 2021 9:40 AM CDT
Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Paul Fontanot, the national practice group leader for forensic and technology services at Clayton Utz in Sydney.
Nov 22, 2019 8:00 AM CST
A former contract administrator with an Australian construction firm in Melbourne wants an appeals court to reinstate his lawsuit of $1.28 million in U.S. currency ($1.8 million in Australian currency)…
Mar 27, 2019 10:52 AM CDT
An Australian court has awarded about $127,000 in U.S. currency ($180,000 in Australian currency) to a former journalist for a Melbourne newspaper for the psychological injury she suffered while covering…
Mar 11, 2019 11:16 AM CDT
Philippa Ryan thinks a lot about trust. A barrister in Australia, she lectures on the subject, and her PhD thesis focused on the breach of trust and the liability of third parties. So when Ryan heard about trustless relationships enabled by blockchain technology, her interest was piqued.
Sep 1, 2018 2:25 AM CDT
Ari Kaplan: Why is Legaler funding its access to justice initiative through an initial coin offering?
Stevie Ghiassi: Fundraising has seen a significant shift to companies actually raising money directly from their communities.
Aug 17, 2018 6:05 AM CDT
LegalZoom, the legal services giant, has landed a $500 million secondary investment led by Francisco Partners and GPI Capital, according to a press release
Jul 31, 2018 3:30 PM CDT
A recent Supreme Court decision addresses a dilemma that would challenge any lawyer—how to respond if a client refuses to confess to a capital crime when the lawyer believes such a strategy may be the only way to avoid a death sentence.
Jul 1, 2018 1:40 AM CDT
Florida would be in a distinct minority of states if it imposes a duty to rescue people in distress. The rule in the United States is you have no duty to rescue a stranger, and legal scholars are divided on whether that’s a good thing.
Jun 1, 2018 1:50 AM CDT
Do you have some purpose in mind in your persistent questioning? Are your questions a tactical gambit with a strategic goal you can articulate, at least to yourself, and hopefully it becomes apparent to others? Or are you just belaboring the obvious?
Sep 1, 2017 1:45 AM CDT
Neil M. Gorsuch talks with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., before a confirmation hearing. Photo by Rex Features via AP Images.
Norton Rose Fulbright and Australian law firm Henry Davis York have issued a statement confirming they are in merger talks.
Partners will vote on the merger this summer, Legal…
Jun 8, 2017 9:28 AM CDT
South Australia is big—and empty. With almost 1.7 million residents (the vast majority in its capital city of Adelaide) spread over 379,725 square miles, the state's size makes it hard…
Jul 1, 2016 1:50 AM CDT
Financially struggling Slater & Gordon, the world’s first publicly traded law firm, has boosted its chances of survival by making a deal with lenders to extend some $640 million in…
May 2, 2016 7:00 AM CDT