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Maruthi approaches court

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Mother begs court to let her carry dead daughter's eggs so she can have grandchild

A woman has pleaded with judges to allow her to give birth to her own grandchild by carrying her dead daughter’s eggs.

The 60-year-old, who has not been named, lost her 28-year-old daughter to cancer in June 2011, but lost an action to carry her eggs at the High Court last year. 205 more words

UK

DPP rejects claim Cowan felt coerced

A hearing to determine whether Cowan’s conviction for murdering Daniel Morcombe should be argued in the High Court of Australia could be heard as soon as next month, with the DPP expected to contend there was “no miscarriage of justice”. 275 more words

Australia

Let your heart bleed: compassion is not weakness

Yesterday in Australia the High Court upheld the legality of off-shore detention of refugees, a decision that should come as a surprise to no one given… 568 more words

Society

Let's talk Mediation [Blog]

Mediation is the flagship of the ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) movement. Mediation is a different paradigm and path from litigation. In litigation the focus is on the past, on establishing blame and liability and a win-lose result. 497 more words

Blog

Suffer little children

So the combined machinations and legislative manipulations of the Australian Governments and Oppositions (just a role reversal between the Liberal/National Coalition and the Labor party in recent years, so both equally culpable) have led to today’s High Court decision clearing the way to allow 37 babies and 54 children of asylum seekers to be transported to an offshore detention centre. 502 more words

Reflection

Civil Partnerships v Marriage

At the moment the law states that only same sex partners can enter into a civil partnership. However, civil partnerships were originally introduced to English law in 2004 to allow same sex couples legal recognition for their relationships. 503 more words

Law