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Who's next for flaying? ... Procrustes lands blows on hapless hacks and pusillanimous politicians ... Bagging the unelected guardians ... Gillian Triggs ... Mark Weinberg ... Squelching Chris Kenny ... China looks to a new model: dictatorship plus the rule of law ... Read more ... 



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Competitive advantage is an illusion ... Barely Legal asks: why the resistance to typing exams on a computer? ... Student objections ... Fear of change ... Handwriting is better for the brain ... ExamSoft to the fore ... Read more ... 

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    Justinian Featurettes

    Pauline Wright ... Ms Wright ... A busy bee, if ever there was one ... Pauline Wright, actor, swimmer, lifesaver, campaigner, playwright, passionate devotee to good causes ... And president of the Law Society of NSW ... Meet the person behind the whirlwind ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Eldon's advice lands in court ... Was he a client or wasn’t he? ... Court of Appeal breathed life into a Brisbane solicitor's action against Lord Eldon over barristerial advice about failed NCA proceedings ... Sir Terence O'Rort reports ... From Justinian's archive, February 2004 ... Read more ... 


     

    Thursday
    Jul202017

    Arthur Moses

    The boy from the wild west of Sydney climbs to the top limbs of the barristers' tree ... Arthur Moses on the couch ... President of the NSW bar and treasurer of the Law Council of Australia ... Big agenda items ... Long lists of projects ... Run, run, run 

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    Thursday
    Jul202017

    Eyes Right

    Procrustes reviews what's going on with the Right ... Starting with a Dobell exhibition near Healesville ... Yesterday's values ... The Joshua Smith case ... Mrs McNamara and the Road Traffic Authority ... Community Legal Centres and advocacy litigation ... Finally, fetching-up with John Cameron and Scott Ludlam 

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    Tuesday
    Jul182017

    Horse talk

    Yarraside Barrister's reputation repaired with award of aggravated damages against The Age ... Defamatory articles lingered on the internet ... Serious award for seriously hurt feelings 

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    Monday
    Jul172017

    Moulds remain unbroken

    The diversity mirage for clerkship applicants ... The second round interview is more akin to social vetting ... An applicant's "likeability" is the key ... Our Student-at-Large complains about the charisma quotient 

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    Saturday
    Jul152017

    Top End law

    Slap on the wrist for Darwin lawyer of "exemplary character" ... Guilty plea to cocaine bust ... Stellar references ... Great sporting ability ... Subeta Vimalarajah courtside 

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    Saturday
    Jul152017

    New game of thrones

    Allens says the NSW Law Society is on firm ground in moving to dump a member of its executive ... Demand for procedural fairness ... Motion to sack on hold until injunction resolved 

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    Tuesday
    Jul112017

    Open and shut justice

    Keeping the profession in good repute by covering-up the names of lawyers in disciplinary proceedings ... SA judge goes through the balancing act of deciding what's best - redaction or open justice ... Redaction wins 

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    Tuesday
    Jul112017

    Costs immunity for court's little helper

    Prez of the Qld CA explains the history of barristers, their admissions, the role of the court in the functions of the profession ... From pleaders, narrators, attorneys, benchers, serjeants-at-law, inns of court ... 800 years compressed into a blistering 46 paragraphs ... It's all about an application for costs ... Subeta Vimalarajah reporting 

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    Monday
    Jul102017

    Shopping centre drug wars

    Shopping centre stoush over location of chemist shops ... Federal Court judge critical of dodgy plan to weave around the labyrinthine rules that apply to the location of pharmacies ... False and misleading information drafted by solicitor ... Peta Leigh reports 

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