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Murder most foul ... Kathleen Folbigg ... Keli Lane ... Tim Anderson ... Gordon Wood ... Convictions and quashes ... Prisoners walk free ... Speculations and winning ways ... The line that is crossed ... Prosecutorial controversies ... A special report ... Read more ... 


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Law of the tribe ... Former USyd law dean champions Indigenous law degree in Canada ... Juris indigenarum doctor ... Australian law schools yet to embrace the opportunity ... Asking tough questions about Indigenous legal orders ... Corporate support ... Nick Bonyhady talks with Jeremy Webber ... Read more ... 


 

 

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Encryption legislation is "fatally flawed" ... The government's proposed law to unscramble encrypted communications ... Threats to confidential sources ... A new invasion of privacy ... Cybersecurity undermined ... Nick Bonyhady reports ... Read more ... 

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    "It appears that, of the very large number of motions on which my office's views are routinely sought, this one was not escalated to me because it was interpreted in my office as a motion opposing racism. The associations of the language were not picked up. Had it been raised directly with me those issues would have been identified."  

    Attorney General Christian Porter after tweeting that the Senate motion, "It's OK to be white", confirms that the "government deplores racism". October 16, 2018 ... Read more flatulence ... 


    For the latest developments in media law … www.glj.com.au 


    Justinian Featurettes

    The Chaser's Julian Morrow gets serious on Justinian's Couch ... An escapee from the law who came into our lives as a comedian and satirist ... The joys of employment law could not hold him ... Now the master of ceremonies at Continuing Professional Development Under the Influence ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Capital offences ... Fabulous Phil Ruddock works his magic on the family law amendments ... The next Lord Haw Haw is probably lurking in the ranks of the press gallery ... Bunter Downer lays the ground for a few more executions of Australians by our friendly neighbours ... Polly Peck reports ... From Justinian's archive, December 12, 2005 ... Read more ... 


     

    Tuesday
    Nov132018

    Race based vote gutting

    Post mid-terms ... Trump toady takes over as AG ... Voter suppression in overdrive ... Racial tone to election rigging ... Roberts court heads off the "danger" of non-white voting ... Trump's election stunts ... From Roger Fitch ... Our Man in Washington 

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    Monday
    Nov122018

    The grovel that dare not speak its name

    Going beyond the call of duty for the Obeids ... Prominent barrister birched by the bar council over conduct during the Obeids' action against ICAC ... Lack of contrition ... Tight lipped apology ... Operation Jasper and coal exploration corruption 

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    Monday
    Nov052018

    Murder most foul

    Kathleen Folbigg ... Keli Lane ... Tim Anderson ... Gordon Wood ... Convictions and quashes ... Prisoners walk free ... Speculations and winning ways ... The line that is crossed ... Where is the line? ... Prosecutorial controversies ... A special report 

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    Monday
    Nov052018

    Law of the tribe

    Former USyd law dean champions Indigenous law degree in Canada ... Juris indigenarum doctor ... Building trust over time ... Australian law schools yet to embrace the opportunity ... Asking tough questions about Indigenous legal orders ... Corporate support ... Nick Bonyhady talks with Jeremy Webber  

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    Wednesday
    Oct312018

    Encryption legislation is "fatally flawed" 

    The government's proposed law to unscramble encrypted communications ... Threats to citizens and to journalism ... Confidential sources placed at greater risk of exposure ... A new invasion of privacy amid an abundance of government intrusions ... Cybersecurity threatened ... Criticism from UN privacy rapporteur ... Nick Bonyhady reports 

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    Monday
    Oct292018

    Letters to the beak

    VicAppeals speaks ... Solicitor wrote letters to a magistrate while case was on foot ... Failure to notify the other side ... Professional misconduct ... Lengthy career as a lawyer ... Clear contravention of professional rules ... Lack of insight ... Whacked with a wet lettuce leaf ... Louise Hall reports

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    Tuesday
    Oct232018

    The bone-saw massacre

    US arms sales to the Saudis get in the way of digging too deeply into the death of Jamal Khashoggi ... A journalist fighting a man with a bone-saw ... Something unfortunate is bound to happen ... The Trump Doctrine on international disorder ... Jolly John Kerr's correspondence with The Queen ... Back in court on November 28 ... Procrustes roams the waterfront 

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    Friday
    Oct192018

    Cat & Co strike again

    Fledgling commercial law newswire hits the inboxes ... Former editors of Law360 in the US set-up shop in Melbourne ... Rough end to the New York experience amid staff decision to unionise over allegations of "mercurial management style " and crushing workloads ... Decision to let Lawyerly "speak for itself" 

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    Thursday
    Oct182018

    The Prothonotary pounces

    Former politician struck off after applying for a ticket ... Plundering the funds of the Health Services Union to pay for hookers and campaign expenses ... Prolonged dishonesty for personal gain ... Character remains unreformed ... Nick Bonyhady reports 

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