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    "What Simon Birmingham has been doing is absolutely fantastic. He has managed to un-mesh the terrible omelette that was created by the Gillard government, the Rudd government in terms of funding; he's undoing all that." 

    Senator Chris Back (Lib. WA) arguing that Catholic schools are getting a raw deal under Gonski 11. AM, ABC Radio, June 19, 2017  ... Read more ... 


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    Eldon's advice lands in court ... Was he a client or wasn’t he? ... Court of Appeal breathed life into a Brisbane solicitor's action against Lord Eldon over barristerial advice about failed NCA proceedings ... Sir Terence O'Rort reports ... From Justinian's archive, February 2004 ... Read more ... 


     

    Tuesday
    Jun272017

    Crimes against humanity

    The Manus Island class action should not be the end of the matter ... Criminal possibilities arise under the Work Health and Safety Act ... Max Costello takes us through the Act and its possibilities to deliver justice to Manus Island and Nauru detainees 

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    Friday
    Jun232017

    School for scandal

    Trust in the legal system ... Trust in politicians ... Grovel from MPs removes charge of scandalising the Yarraside Court of Appeals ... desperate politics ... Keeping alive the "blaze of glory" ... Own goal by Gorgeous George Brandis 

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    Thursday
    Jun222017

    Tribunal tribulations

    Dutton and News hacks take on the AAT, assisted by AG Brandis in the wings ... Political attack on the integrity of the tribunal ... Conflating terrorism with migration and refugee visa decisions ... Misinformation abounds ... Woeful times 

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    Sunday
    Jun182017

    What comes next?

    Letter from Cambridge ... Hannah Ryan's Commencement edition ... Rousing calls to arms from Mark Zuckerberg and Sally Yates ... The rain ... Anxious parents ... Stocking crisis ... Farewell Harvard 

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    Friday
    Jun162017

    Fitch lets fly

    Our Man in Washington ... Republican anarchy ... The petulant presidency ... Wrecking ball through democratic institutions ... The conflicted cabinet ... Reinforcement from Fox News ... Foxes in the chook house ... Hanging Judge Gorsuch 

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    Friday
    Jun162017

    Thoughts from a take home student

    The weird remoteness of law school learning ... The way in which students' skills are assessed is out of step with the real world ... Hannah Wootton, at the end of her law studies, wonders how it will all work in practice 

    Read more 

    Wednesday
    Jun142017

    Mountain law

    Rich and colourful parade of judiciary in Mt Hagen ... Thousands of cases languish ... Remorseless giant LexisNexis swallows another case law analytics business ... Statelessness gets a handout ... Department of Immigration's unique interpretation of the Freedom of Information Act ... Lawyer's defamation appeal bites the dust 

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    Monday
    Jun122017

    Mrs May's well hung parliament

    London Calling ... British election analysis from Leverhulme, who knew the result as soon as the polls closed ... Wot's next for Mother Theresa? ... In bed with nutters from the DUP ... Will "Sir" Lynton hand back his Tory gong? ... Corbyn's campaign ... Brexit snafu ... A new election in autumn looks possible 

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    Sunday
    Jun112017

    The story of a murderous charmer

    Leading politician's trial on a charge of conspiracy to murder ... The establishment cover-up ... The case that made George Carman QC - a barrister of destructive and volatile instincts ... Britain's most notorious summing-up by a trial judge ... Book review 

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