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Multi-pronged admission applications ... Federal copper who stalked his former girlfriend meets himself coming around corners ... Various irreconcilable explanations in his applications for admission as a legal practitioner ... ACT one day, Queensland the next ... Read more ... 



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A pop star comes to campus ... Letter from Cambridge ... Rihanna does not sing ... Just a short talk to celebrate her award as Harvard's Humanitarian of the Year ... Rock star professors are pale in comparison ... Hannah Ryan reports, with a bad dose of hero worship ... Read more ... 

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    "I think political correctness has become a problem in Western societies, we've become far too apologetic about our Western identity and anything that's some kind of defence of cultural traditionalism or national identity is in many ways frowned on." 

    Former Prime Minister John Howard making the case on behalf of his inner bigot, speaking at a CEDA lunch, March 3, 2017 ... Read more ... 


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    Justinian Featurettes

    Bill Hosking ... Public defender, judge and author Bill Hosking QC is on the couch, clutching his new book Justice Denied ... Crime and injustice is the theme ... Heroic trials recalled and brought back to life ... Some bad cops have their moment in the spotlight ... Read more ... 


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    Forget Senior Counsel, let's try "Super Lawyer" ... New Jersey tried to stamp-out out "self-aggrandising" titles such as "Super Lawyer". Actually the "Super Lawyer" selection process was superior to those that are used here to appoint new Senior Counsell ... Read more ... 


     

    Saturday
    Mar252017

    Inflammatory letter lands solicitor a reprimand

    Family law ... Letter writing skills ... Unreferenced borrowings in overwrought missive to client's husband ... Writing under instructions ... Sohini Mehta reports 

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    Thursday
    Mar232017

    Sentencing trends

    The good old days of sentencing ... A decent lunch for the judge and then into court to slot some poor wretch, accompanied by plenty of self-righteous moralising ... View of the world from the leafy suburbs ... Lack of rigour ... Judicial history ... Judges' associate Ginger Snatch reports 

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    Monday
    Mar202017

    Justice and unjust laws

    March 14 to March 20 ... Malcolm in the Muddle on when it's okay to break the law ... Harrison's new "superhero" barrister ... Kiefel CJ tells judges to stop waffling ... Federal Court finds blogger Belle Gibson misled followers ... Dutton mistakes himself for a free speech standard bearer ..... Week@TheKnees compiled by Sohini Mahta 

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    Friday
    Mar172017

    Not too flash

    Filibuster on Bell questions at senate estimates ... Judicial developments at The Map ... Tidball - there's a song in his heart ... Worthwhile cause of the week 

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    Friday
    Mar172017

    Lubricating the sausage factory 

    Where are we with the other Royal Commission - the one on the detention of children in the Northern Territory? ... Murdoch hacks furiously critical of the commission - so it must be on the right track ... Reporting on crocodiles a top priority ... Has the legal profession been too comfortable about youth injustice in the NT? ... Daniel Ahern reports 

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    Monday
    Mar132017

    A pop star comes to campus

    Letter from Cambridge ... Rihanna does not sing ... Just a short talk to celebrate her award as Harvard's Humanitarian of the Year ... Rock star professors are pale in comparison ... Hannah Ryan reports, with a bad dose of hero worship 

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    Sunday
    Mar122017

    Hydra-headed practitioner applications

    Federal copper who stalked his former girlfriend meets himself coming around corners ... Various irreconcilable explanations in his applications for admission as a legal practitioner ... ACT one day, Queensland the next ... The naked photo ... Catherine Holmes CJ gets to the bottom of it, as explained by Sohini Mehta 

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    Thursday
    Mar092017

    Bill Hosking

    Public defender, judge and author Bill Hosking QC is on the couch, clutching his new book Justice Denied ... Crime and injustice is the theme ... Heroic trials recalled and brought back to life ... Some bad cops have their moment in the spotlight  

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    Monday
    Mar062017

    Bell that cat

    The Bell Group wrecking ball continues on its awful path ... Business and political careers demolished ... The perils of crony-capitalism ... Procrustes reconstructs the awful history of Bell, Bond, WA Inc and the whole tacky charade 

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