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Immersion therapy ... Judicial Commission gets into bed with "Rule of Law" Institute ... ABA's expensive knees-up in Canberra ... Immaculate conception of Queensland queenies ... Christian Porter takes off his clothes ... Read more ... 


Justinian Columnists

Getting a Borching ... Crocodile obsessed Top End tabloid skewers a judicial reptile ... Judge Greg Borchers and bullying from the bench ... Scoops aplenty as the tribe tries to close ranks ... From Buffalo Bruce  ... Read more ... 


Justinian's Bloggers

Imperilled by the Barnababy ... What's an embarassing clown like Barnaby Joyce doing as deputy prime minister of Australia? ... This sort of regressive, oafish, politician is well past his use-by date ... Artemus Jones looks at the mess the government has made of the Joyce affair and Turnbull's limited options to save himself from more ruin ... Read more ... 

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    It's like asking people when they've had food poisoning from fish whether they'd eat fish again. They always say 'no'. But within a month or so you're sitting down having barramundi with them." 

    Deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce explaining why he thinks the story about his affair with a younger member of his staff and associated job preferment is a passing event that will fade from public attention. Fairfax Media, February 20, 2018 ... Read more ... 


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


    Justinian Featurettes

    Concerning Champagne ... Champagne - a product as much driven by marketing and legend as by the content of the bottle ... Ten myths exploded in a new critique of the bubbly libation ... Justinian's wine man G.D. Wendler explains - just in time for Christmas ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Atanaskovic wins over-wrought billings battle ... Chang, Pistilli and Simmons – former partners of Antagonistic Heartless – go down in fight about their share of late recorded billings … Too much distrust, too little courtesy ... From our archive, March 12, 2010  ... Read more ... 


     

    Saturday
    Feb242018

    Taxing times in Parramatta 

    Solicitor preferred paying lease fees for Merc and Beemer rather than paying his tax ... Claim that as director of an incorporated legal practice a lawyer does not have a personal obligation to pay the firm's tax bills ... Cash flow problems ... Louise Hall reports 

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    Tuesday
    Feb202018

    You're the tops ...

    Women atop the common law world (or at least the UK, Canada, NZ and Australian branches) ... Career paths via academia and law reform, except for Susan Kiefel, who had a harder row to hoe ... Procrustes riffles through the bios of the world's female CJs 

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    Monday
    Feb192018

    Imperilled by the Barnababy

    What's an embarassing clown like Barnaby Joyce doing as deputy prime minister of Australia? ... This sort of regressive, oafish, politician is well past his use-by date ... Artemus Jones looks at the mess the government has made of the Joyce affair and Turnbull's limited options to save himself from more ruin 

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    Friday
    Feb162018

    Carnival of the animals

    The untidiness of creative lives ... Casting reputations into the fire ... Should we ignore the creative work of perverts and fiends? asks Procrustes ... (But, what's the answer? Ed.) ... Selective righteousness 

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    Wednesday
    Feb142018

    Farewell to the judge who shouted at another judge

    Bus conductor, shop steward, cricketer, solicitor, barrister, social justice campaigner, stirrer, judge ... Being rude to a judge is not a contempt ... Goodbye to Judge Bob Toner ... Big send-off at Balmain Town Hall 

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    Tuesday
    Feb132018

    Abuse from a variety of angles

    The NSW Court of Criminal Appeal struggling with the term "private parts" ... Child sex offences ... When is a female "breast" not a female breast? ... Sexualisation of children by repeat offender 

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    Monday
    Feb122018

    Porn barrister's #MeToo moment

    UPDATE. Q&A on Thursday with sexual harassment experts ... Where are the writs? ... Defamatorium ... Publisher's contra deal with law shop 

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    Thursday
    Feb082018

    Bullied, bewitched and bewildered

    Tasmanian solicitor put off the tracks after failing to hand over her client file on a case before the coroner ... Strange happenings in Van Diemen's Land ... Who killed Rita Greer? ... Nick Bonyhady reports 

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    Friday
    Feb022018

    Immersion therapy

    Filling the heads of young students with an out-and-about view of the law ... Working in groups ... ABA's expensive knees-up in Canberra ... Immaculate conception of Queensland queenies ... Christian Porter takes off his clothes 

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