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    "When you look at some of the judgments that are made, the sentences that are handed down it's always interesting to go back and look at the appointment of the particular Labor government of the day. Anyway, it's a frustration we live with." 

    Immigration minister Peter Dutton taking "particular aim", without supplying any evidence, at Justice Duncan Kerr, outgoing president of the Administrative Appeeal Tribunal. Radio 2GB, May 16, 2017 ... 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

    Defamation and other misadventures ... So sexy, said the actress of the Chief Justice ... Daphnis dunks women in hot water ... Another (male) judge frocks-up ... Inside Madge's mouth ... Stephen Archer defamed ... David Levine strangles more English ... Justice Dean Mildren "the idiot" ... From Justinian's archive, April 22, 2004 ... Read more ... 


     

    Monday
    May222017

    Torpid languor

    Canberra's judgments of perfection ... Prize giving ... God help us ... Blood oath ... Witnessing stat decs 101 

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    Monday
    May222017

    Another week down

    May 16 to May 22 ... Blending is "common practice" in energy industry to trick pollution readings ... Manus Island detainees told to weigh limited options ... NSW legislation criminalises dissemination of revenge porn ... Legal tech start-up is first to receive Queensland development fund boost ... Victorian police edge closer to Pell charge ... Week@TheKnees with Sohini Mehta  

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    Sunday
    May212017

    Despairing about the advocates immunity

    Judges think the advocates immunity is past its use-by date ... High Court formulation out of step with reality and international trends  

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    Friday
    May192017

    Mr Sandman

    A fair share of the court's time is too much time ... Tax appeal closed down because of dilatory barrister ... There's no time like tomorrow 

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    Tuesday
    May162017

    Travesties of justice

    Justice Denied by Bill Hosking QC and John Suter ... Reviewed by Tom Kelly ... True stories from the courts of the 1970s and 1980s ... Police verbals ... Complacent judges ... A rich cast of characters  

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    Tuesday
    May162017

    An informal gathering

    What to wear? ... How to eat? ... Barely Legal is invited to schmooze at Big Law ... Socially worthy initiative turns into recruitment drive ... Finding safe ground in a real property lecture 

    Read more

    Friday
    May122017

    Backend "culture" guru takes on federal courts

    Generous terms offered to new federal courts personal manager ... Stephen Gageler brings to life the turmoil at the High Court 112 years ago ... Bar presidents go, bar presidents come 

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    Friday
    May122017

    The missing psychiatrist

    Litigation ... Claims of a "stratagem" ... Psychiatrist gives hundreds of expert reports to litigants, but cannot be located for cross-examination ... Doctor is subpoenaed but fails the show in person ... The syrup in every pudding ... Dizzo judge asks the Supreme Court to examine the possibility of contempt ... Sohini Mehta reports on a strange case 

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    Thursday
    May112017

    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 

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