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A different swamp ... The creepy march of "religious freedom" ... Sidelining anti-discrimination laws in the name of God ... Winding-back environmental and employee protections ... The Supreme Court is back in town ... Trump stock-take from Our Man in Washington, Roger Fitch ... Read more ... 


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Leveraging the spawn ... Celebrities and registering the names of their offspring as trade marks ... Beyoncé wants her kiddies to have "personal brands"  ... Subeta Vimalarajah riffles through the trade marks register ... Read more ... 

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    "The NSW Supreme Court judge who presided over West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle's successful defamation case against Fairfax says she is 'troubled' by a statement issued by the publisher which suggested it did not get a fair trial.

    Justice Lucy McCallum said on Tuesday the statement appeared to be a clear criticism of the court and 'it's not why we have newspapers'." 

    News report in The Sydney Morning Herald. October 31, 2017 ... Read more ... 


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


    Justinian Featurettes

    Anonymous campaign against Barry Dangerous ... Restlessness among the senior prefects of the NSW Law Soc ... New junior vice sworn-in ... Councillors stirring against senior vice with strange memo in circulation ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Roddy Meagher's retirement spray ... Meagher’s farewell speech emerges from a lengthy process of proof reading ... Cracks about "Twiggy" Spigelman and "Chilly" Gleeson ... The superior qualities of leading NSW barristers ... From Justinian's archive, March 18, 2004 ... Read more ... 


     

    Monday
    Nov202017

    Home is where the exam is

    The take-home exam collapses time but is on its last legs because of student collusion ... More invigilatory supervision required ... Exam audit underway ... Barely Legal reports from her corn-chip cave 

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    Monday
    Nov202017

    Adelaide's finest draw the line against same-sex coupling

    From Torrensside ... The rise and fall of the putative spouse ... Hard amigos from the SA ALP fought against same sex superannuation for a very particular individual ... Procrustes reports 

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    Saturday
    Nov182017

    Deconstructing the Gayle trial

    Gayle v Fairfax ... Defamatorium ... Fair is foul and foul is fair ... Weighing the balance of a testing trial ... Analysis of judge's rulings 

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    Saturday
    Nov112017

    There are consequences

    Yarraside barristers go broke ... Insouciant non-compliance ... Tax man on the case ... Run-ins with the stipes ... Sequestration 

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    Tuesday
    Nov072017

    Suburban strife at the Bureau de Spank

    From Hornsby to Blacktown solicitors have been hauled in for birching by the disciplinary stipes ... Forging a fee agreement and filching money for a trial that did not proceed ... When a solicitor thought he could charge a commission before asking an estate's beneficiaries ... Fame & Character ... Misery & Woe 

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    Wednesday
    Nov012017

    Prosecutors on the mat

    Prosecution hides evidence ... The Map - where the Old Mates Club runs the island kingdom ... Tina Huang and Charles Waterstreet ... Weinsteins Downunder ... When a personal relationship with a judge might create apprehension ... Theodora reports 

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    Tuesday
    Oct312017

    Canberra - it's not Washington

    How democracy works ... Hannah Ryan visits Canberra and the Museum of Australian Democracy ... Not much of a spiritual experience, yet there's something endearing about this version of democracy that doesn't take itself too seriously 

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    Monday
    Oct302017

    Blowing a Gayle

    Defamation ... Shock verdict for plaintiff in Gayle v Fairfax ... Justice Lucy McCallum reverses herself on "reasonableness" ... Defendants say the trial was conducted unfairly ... All rise - journalists told they have no priority for courtroom seats ... School children being ushered by the "Rule of Law Institute" have rights too 

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    Saturday
    Oct282017

    Sports news

    Rude barrister rapped on knuckles by appeal judges in tennis tripping case ... Kew Golf Club wanted Melbourne barristers removed from a tree accident case because they might have to give evidence 

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