Report on Class Actions

Chris Merritt, Vice President of The Rule of Law Institute of Australia has prepared a report on Class Actions in Australia. To read the report click here. The report highlights that any system of compensation that costs more to run than it delivers in benefits cannot...

Covid-19 Emergency Measures

Over the last week, the Rule of Law Institute of Australia has raised concerns about the emergency measures implemented to fight Covid-19.  Robin Speed, President of the Institute, as quoted in the Australian stated “there has not been proper checks and balances...
Rule of Law Update: Poland

Rule of Law Update: Poland

Rule of Law Update: Poland   The highest court in the European Union has ruled that Poland has acted contrary to the rule of law by enacting legislation which lowered the retirement age of judges to 65 years.  The legislation in question was seen as part of a...
Upholding the Rule of Law: Appeal Cases

Upholding the Rule of Law: Appeal Cases

The article quoted below, by our Founder and President , Mr Robin Speed was published in the News Weekly recently.  It discusses the George Pell Appeal case in Victoria and addresses the issue of how the rule of law functions in appeal cases, especially those that...