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Judgment of the week ... Justice Ian Harrison in the NSW Supremes dismisses apprehended bias application ... Facebook posts by judge's tipstaff ... Finding that cases are decided by judges, not their staff ... Read more ... 


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The Obstructionist-in-Chief ... Three Pinocchios for Billy Barr ... Mueller's 11 obstruction findings ... Charging and indicting Trump ... SCOTUS takes on cultural issues with new term cases ... Noam Chomsky on how the US political system works ... From Our Man in Washington ... Read more ... 


 

 

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Laboratory for apparatchiks ... Law school during the election campaign ... Lots of students in suits as careers in Parliament House beckon ... Party hacks starting young ... Barely Legal reports from campus ... Read more ... 

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    "We said what we're going to do in the budget ... So we're just going to get about it and everyone else can get back to work and go back to the footy or go back to their families and focus on what's important to them." 

    Prime Minister Scott Morrison's post-election wish that the Australian people will forget about politics and leave the nation's affairs to him. The Sydney Morning Herald May 25, 2019 ... Read more flatulence ... 


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


    Justinian Featurettes

    Muddied oafs ... It was 1956 - Sir William Slim was Governor General, Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean surfaced in Moscow and My Fair Lady opened on Broadway ... It was also the year that two teams of NSW solicitors and barristers squeezed into their footy gear and scrummed down ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    When only the victim speaks the truth ... Author Bri Lee's book Eggshell Skull scoops up another prize - this time at the Australian Book Industry Awards ... A story of childhood sexual assault ... While the book continues to collect awards, the author's view about how natural justice ought to work should be read with caution ... In 2018 we published lawyer Joanna Jenkins's review ... It's timely to reprise her concerns about the book ... Read more ... 


     

     

    Friday
    May242019

    Giving LIP to the judge

    The Equal Treatment Bench Book ... A judicial guide to litigants in person ... Justice Robert Jay gives a Polish LIP plenty of lip, and gets spanked by the Court of Appeal ... Thatcher doco on the Beeb ... Michael Heseltine's furniture ... London Calling with Leverhulme 

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    Friday
    May242019

    Credit where credit is due

    The long arm of dishonesty doesn't catch up with an applicant for the provision of "credit services" ... ASIC smells danger but the High Court says spent convictions must be ignored ... Hair-raising collection of ancient offences and scrapes ... Law admission blocked and struck-off as a migration agent and a tax agent ... Janek Drevikovsky reports 

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    Tuesday
    May212019

    Operation sandbag

    Barrister put off the track ... Dodgy tax history ... More damning information emerges ... Harman undertaking ... Bureau de Spank wants to use the new material in future proceedings ... Person with cognitive impairment pointed sole director of barrister's tax avoidance vehicle 

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    Friday
    May102019

    Judgment of the week

    Justice Ian Harrison in the NSW Supremes dismisses apprehended bias application ... Facebook posts by judge's tipstaff ... Claim made by family values applicant that HH's associate supports gay rights ... Battle with a noted sexual equality campaigner ... Purple pride ... Jurisdictional issue ... Finding that cases are decided by judges, not their staff 

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    Friday
    May102019

    A medley of law, order and justice

    Polly Peck delves into the salmagundi of law & justice policies on offer by the two major parties ... May 18 election ... Policies that have been missing in action during the campaign ... Rights ... Integrity Commissions ... Family law reform ... Judicial and quasi-judicial appointments ... Legal aid ... Indigenous Australians ... Prosecuting Banks and finance companies ... Whistleblower protections ... Catching more crims ... Take your pick 

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    Wednesday
    May082019

    Muddied oafs

    Ancient rugger buggers ... It was 1956 and Sir William Slim was Governor General, Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean surfaced in Moscow and My Fair Lady opened on Broadway ... It was also the year that two teams of NSW solicitors and barristers squeezed into their footy gear and scrummed down ... 

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    Wednesday
    May082019

    The Obstructionist-in-Chief

    Three Pinocchios for Billy Barr ... Mueller's 11 obstruction findings ... Charging and indicting Trump ... SCOTUS takes on cultural issues with new term cases ... Invalid orders of a compromised military commission judge ... Noam Chomsky on how the US political system works ... From Our Man in Washington, Roger Fitch 

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    Tuesday
    May072019

    Laboratory for apparatchiks 

    Law school during the election campaign ... Lots of students in suits as careers in Parliament House beckon ... The Canberra Bubble comes to campus ... Party hacks starting young ... Barely Legal's mother hands out Labor leaflets and dry fruit cake 

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    Thursday
    May022019

    No authority

    Reef coral opinions bleached ... Fresh from spankings by the Full Family Court, Judge Vasta rides to the rescue of a sacked professor ... Lengthy judgment without citing a single authority or precedent ... Sal turns his hand to intellectual freedom ... Janek Drevikovsky reports 

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