Australia’s solicitor general resigns over George Brandis row

Australia’s solicitor general Justin Gleeson has resigned, citing an “irretrievably broken” relationship with the country’s attorney general, George Brandis. The Commonwealth’s two most senior law officers had become engaged in a bitter public feud over whether or not Brandis properly consulted Gleeson on changes to the solicitor general’s functions. In his letter to Brandis, Gleeson … Continue reading Australia’s solicitor general resigns over George Brandis row