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Hale Spiderwoman ... 11 out of 11 ... UK Supremes on a null and void prorogation ... Judicial review of the prerogative power of the crown ... Principle of parliamentary sovereignty ... Her Maj the cypher ... Welcome back Sir Edward Coke ... Procrustes explains ... Read more ... 


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Transcript of the week ... A solicitor appears before a Yarraside judicial registrar ... Where's my stay? ... Waiver of court fees ... What's going on? ... It's so simple ... Give me a case ... Seeking to appeal against an order that is not a final order ... No arguable case ... The next case has been called ... Read more ... 

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    "One of the reasons I'm enthusiastic about Boris Johnson's prime ministership is because if there was ever a cometh-the-hour, cometh-the-man moment in the recent history of this country, this is it and he is that person."    

    George Brandis, Australia's High Commissioner to the UK, speaking in Manchester at the Policy Exchange. October 2, 2019 ... Read more flatulence ... 


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    Drugs, money and death ... The brutality of the drug business in Columbia ... Birds of Passage ... America, the greedy satan ... Complex codes of honour ... Peace and war ... Miss Lumière reviews the spectacle ... Read more ... 


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    Is there something amusing, Mr Foreman? ... Defamatorium ... Outburst from barrister … Solicitor suing Financial Review ... Juror looked chastened after being directly addressed by counsel during summing-up … How to handle an outburst from the bar table... Let the transcript do the talking ... From Justinian's archive, March 2012 ... Read more ... 


     

     

    Sunday
    Oct202019

    Calamity at the Bureau de Spank

    No jurisdiction ... Lawyer disciplinary actions thrown out by NCAT ... Complaints improperly made ... Procedural mishaps involving the Legal Services Commissioner and the Law Society ... Mounting costs awarded against the Law Society ... Solicitors continue to trade without six-of-the-best ... Alan Zheng reports 

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    Saturday
    Oct192019

    I am woman - hear me roar

    At the Feminist Legal Clinic, Gudrun Willcocks meets Anna Kerr, a different kind of lawyer ... Matriarchy takes on the patriarchy ... Wages for wives would see a reduction in domestic violence ... The outsider working on the inside ... Discrimination and motherhood ... A bandaid service at the Family Court 

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    Sunday
    Oct132019

    Hale Spiderwoman

    11 out of 11 ... UK Supremes on a null and void prorogation ... Dissolution and prorogation: compare and contrast ... Judicial review of the prerogative power of the crown ... Principle of parliamentary sovereignty ... Her Maj the cypher ... Welcome back Sir Edward Coke ... Procrustes explains 

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    Saturday
    Oct122019

    Correspondence from lofty, and other, sources

    Waterstreet Down ... Slippery Pete on giving Tasmanian silks an option ... Morrison's gush at the Australian embassy in Washington ... Our investigations department riffles through the rubbish bins 

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    Friday
    Oct112019

    An afterlife for political flops

    The poor old Administrative Appeals Tribunal has been trashed and stacked with the flotsam and jetsam of the Liberal Party ... Cronyism ... Peter Dutton's "Australian values" ... The defenestration of the administrative review functions of the Commonwealth ... Investigative reporting by Inq laid bare the extent of the political rort 

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    Monday
    Oct072019

    Order of the Silken Quoll

    Rebranding The Map's briefs ... Scrabbling for the royal garter gets underway in Tasmania ... Clutching at illusory glitter ... Peddling the same old malarkey ... Status and money raise their unattractive heads 

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    Friday
    Oct042019

    Drugs, money and death

    The brutality of the drug business in Columbia ... From the directors who brought us Embrace of the Serpent comes Birds of Passage ... America, the greedy satan ... Complex codes of honour ... Sumptuous and gripping ... Peace and war ... Miss Lumière reviews the spectacle

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    Tuesday
    Oct012019

    Counting heads

    Determining the number of real District Court judges ... Numbers that never vary, depending on who is included or excluded ... Counter-terrorism provision that lapsed at sunset because no one was looking ... Online application policy - one thing for JPs, another for GIPA requests ... Polly Peck savours the vignettes of the NSW AG's administration 

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    Friday
    Sep272019

    Tell tale tapes

    Queensland bar ... Shortcomings fixed by lashings more bar readership ... Professional misconduct where barrister persisted with appeal submissions that had no basis in fact ... Inexperience ... Promises not to practice family law again ... Penny dropped late in the process ... Out comes the damp lettuce leaf ... Ghost of Rose Mary Wood 

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