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News from the Street of Shame ... Fat fees per day for Sydney silkies ... Tom Bathurst's looming departure ... Ka-ching - the governor's property clean-up ... High Court suppression tussle ... Theodora reports ... Read more ... 


Justinian Columnists

Boris in the bullrushes ... How Boris Johnson peddled falsehoods all the way to Number 10 ... Perverse denunciation of European Court of Justice ruling about third-party insurance for off-road vehicles ... Beats-ups from Telegraph columnist that appeal to little Englanders ... Procrustes on the case ... Read more ... 


 

 

Justinian's Bloggers

Beautiful Palm Beach ... don't go there ... Palm Beach, directed by Rachel Ward and starring the usual suspects ... Sponsored by the NSW government, so you know what to expect ... The stars phone it in ... Miss Lumière hacks the celluloid to pieces  ... Read more ... 

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    "Alan don't worry. I haven't met a man more supporting of women."   

    Misogynist broadcaster Alan Jones reading out alleged "messages of support" for his abuse of NZ PM Jacinta Ardern - this one he claimed came from a "very prominent female politician". August 16, 2019 ... Read more flatulence ... 


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


    Justinian Featurettes

    David Hunt remembered ... Former NSW defamation judge and chief judge at common law ...The List with Socratic case management ... Defamation exotica ... Refinement of pleadings, perhaps over-refinement ... Prodigious worker ... International criminal law ... Tributes from Graham Hryce, David Rolph, Justice Mark Ierace and Judge Judith Gibson ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Sentencing terror ... Fabulous sentencing transcript from County Court, Victoria ... Judge James Montgomery and counsel wrestle with the dates and the years ... Pythonesque proceedings ... Court reporter strugges to keep up ... Tears to the eyes ... From the archive, June 2012 ... Read more ... 


     

     

    Sunday
    Aug252019

    Oud of order

    WA Supremes on bad lawyer mop-up operation ... Fibbing solicitor tossed from the jam roll ... Breach of undertaking ... Fabrications to the Federal Court ... Eleventh hour Damascene conversion ... Resigned to his fate ... Janek Drevikovsky 

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    Thursday
    Aug222019

    Do nothing in the new utopia

    Policy vacuums ... Private sector leaders are filling voids created by sleepwalking politicians ... Voice to parliament and global warming left in the cold - which, somehow, gets us to the casualisation of the workforce, particularly at universities ... Fly-in, fly-out law school lecturers ... Full Federal Court wrestles with a "casual employee" ... Procrustes on the case 

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    Friday
    Aug162019

    Sydney's Annual Festival of the Silk

    The aspirationals ... Another year ... Another dramatic folly touches the list of 2019 applicants for silk in NSW ... The list is out and here it is ... Surely, Smallbone is smarting at this latest turn of events  

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    Thursday
    Aug152019

    Vlad gets battle axed

    Atanaskovic and his law shop take on their old client Bruce Gordon ... Vlad collects most of his fees and in the process is impaled ... The flames of Brodie Clarke's villainy are still brightly burning ... Massive judgment prepared, only for the dispute to settle days before it is due to be delivered ... Money remained the live issue ... Atanaskovic charged the client for investigating his employee's fraud ... Unflattering findings ... Janek Drevikovsky reports  

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    Wednesday
    Aug142019

    Raring to go to Norfolk

    Justice Rares tells the Crown not to bother him with trifles concerning the cost of hearing a case on Norfolk island ... Treating the Federal Court as a "small agency" of the Commonwealth ... "Interests of justice" ... Rant from the bench ... Stephen Murray reports 

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    Wednesday
    Aug142019

    Beautiful Palm Beach ... don't go there 

    Palm Beach, directed by Rachel Ward and starring the usual suspects ... Sponsored by the NSW government, so you know what to expect ... The stars phone it in ... Miss Lumière hacks the celluloid to pieces 

    Thursday
    Aug082019

    News from the Street of Shame

    Money, money, money ... Fat fees per day for Sydney silkies ... Tom Bathurst's looming departure ... Ka-ching - the governor's property clean-up ... High Court suppression tussle ... Theodora reports 

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    Thursday
    Aug082019

    Poor old Davo

    The Bill Davidson story ... Another chapter in the bankrupt barrister saga ... Application to rejoin the jam roll rejected ... Failure to come to grips with past "moral" lapses ... Inability to manage income and tax ... Janek Drevikovsky reporting 

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    Tuesday
    Aug062019

    Salutations

    The Sal Vasta file ... A rummage through recent history ... Bombast and bulling  ... Lashings of contempt ... Errors of law ... "Mentoring" underway ... Ginger Snatch, an associate of judges, reports 

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