5 Australian Laws not to break on Australia Day (…or any other day)

January 25th, 2016 by
5 Laws Australia Day

In the spirit of a legally-flavoured Australia Day, Insights has compiled a list of odd only-in-Australia laws that you may not realise are contained our weighty tomes of legislation (or in the equally expansive but perhaps less weighty online sphere.) So, as you kick back with a brew and a BBQ this Australia Day, take a moment to consider the many laws still in force (though rarely enforced) in this Great, Odd, Southern Land.

The Santa Clause: Odd Christmas Laws

December 22nd, 2015 by

The silly season is in full swing, with office kris kringles, long team lunches and obligatory Christmas parties all round. In the spirit of the season, Insights has compiled a list of odd Christmas laws and cases. These laws ensure that it’s not only Santa who will decide whether you’re naughty or nice this Christmas – it’s also the courts.

Halloween Horrors: The Lawyers’ Edition

October 29th, 2015 by
Halloween 2015

In the spirit of all things spooky this Halloween, Insights has listed some of the scariest things for those of us working in law. Let us know what your Legal Halloween Horror is in the comments section!

Solicitors Assemble – the Greatest Lawyers to Appear in Comic Books

October 1st, 2015 by

The influence of the legal profession on popular culture cannot be denied. From John Grisham to David E. Kelley, countless authors, directors, producers, and animators have built entire fictional worlds around the practice of law – which, in turn, have inspired generations of would-be lawyers to commit the to profession. In the wake of Oz Comic Con (one of Australia’s largest pop culture conventions), it seems only fitting that we take a moment to honour a few of the fictional lawyers who have been immortalised in ink.

Fame Outside the Legal Game

August 10th, 2015 by
Rebel Wilson

We here at Insights know that your law degree doesn’t always restrict you to a career in the legal industry. So this week we looked outside the legal profession to reignite your childhood dreams and show that sometimes your law degree is the first step to your Oscar nomination.

Weird Laws Worldwide

July 30th, 2015 by
Weird Laws Worldwide

This week Insights has searched the globe for the looniest legislation that our peers at home and abroad have conjured up to prove that legislation doesn’t always have to be dull.