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Northern Ireland, Australia's socially nervous cousin ... Leverhulme catches-up with Belfast lawyer Ciaran Moynagh ... Fighting the fight for minorities in Northern Ireland ... On the front line of the struggle for marriage equality ... Echoes of Australia ... Read more ... 



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Being 'un-Australian' ... Refugee Advice and Casework Service ... Setbacks, survival, evolution ... Legal work for refugees in a shifting policy environment ... Handling Peter Dutton's deadline ... Senior RACS lawyer Alison Ryan talks to Subeta Vimalarajah ... Read more ... 

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    "Like most, I have tried to be there for friends and family who are gay."  

    Former prime minister Tony Abbott, leading anti-marriage equality campaigner. Fairfax Media, September 13, 2017 ... Read more ... 


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    Justinian Featurettes

    The High Court walks down the aisle on postal appropriation ... The High Court hearings on the same-sex marriage postal survey ... The subjective state of Mathias Cormann's mind comes under the microscope ... Whether the advance to the finance minister was "urgent" and "unforeseen" ... Plaintiffs' and Commonwealth's arguments reviewed by Scott Young ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Who killed Dr Kelly? ... Clarence Darrow and the vanishing art of advocacy … Doctors convinced David Kelly was murdered … Alex Mitchell files from what’s left of Fleet Street ... From Justinian's archive, July 20, 2009 ... Read more ... 


     

    Friday
    Sep222017

    Anonymous campaign against Barry Dangerous

    Restlessness among the senior prefects of the NSW Law Soc ... New junior vice sworn-in ... Councillors stirring against senior vice with strange memo in circulation 

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    Friday
    Sep222017

    The perils of Pauline

    Conservative rump of members seeking to stamp out Law Society support for the YES vote ... SSM ... Never mind the facts, just feel the stale assertions ... Remembering Molly Bloom 

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    Thursday
    Sep212017

    Doing the bidding of shock jocks and tabloid hacks

    In NSW, the regime is fond of introducing useless laws designed to placate outbursts of indignation from the tabloids ... The Disrespectful Behaviour Act is the latest of this genre ... Try to be nice to judges 

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    Monday
    Sep182017

    Germy allegations hosed down

    QCA sends solicitor to re-education camp after overturning earlier strike-off order ... Strange claim of employer's vicarious liability for defamation ... Sophie Taylor reports 

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    Monday
    Sep182017

    ACT solicitor stubbed out

    Telling pork pies to clients, the court, the Law Society and others ... It all came to a head when the solicitor was convicted of diddling a client's mother and the Legal Aid Commission ... Sophie Taylor on the case 

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    Sunday
    Sep172017

    Toothpocalypse Now

    Stress ... Decay ... Dental grinding ...Pain ... Raging flu ... Workaholism ... Burrito crisis ... Jeremy Bentham and A.V Dicey make an appearance ... Law student misery ... Barely Legal takes a day off 

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    Friday
    Sep152017

    Yards and yards of the finest silks

    Here we go again ... The NSW bar's 2017 list of senior counsel applicants ... A list groaning with prospects ... Women amount to almost 20 percent of the contenders 

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    Friday
    Sep152017

    Hearing aid goes deaf

    Experienced solicitor caught in hearing aid diddle ... Professional misconduct ... Falsifying workers compensation claim ... Concealing prior claim history ... Solicitor's actions driven by professional embarrassment or self-interest … Reporter Luan Whitworth at NCAT 

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    Thursday
    Sep142017

    Northern Ireland, Australia's socially nervous cousin

    Leverhulme catches-up with Belfast lawyer Ciaran Moynagh ... Fighting the fight for minorities in Northern Ireland ... On the front line of the struggle for marriage equality ... Echoes of Australia 

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