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Hypocrite alert ... Young Christian sacked by employer because she was a NO voter ... SSM ... Andrew Bolt, never the sharpest tool in the shed, makes a mess of his free speech credentials ... Subeta Vimalarajah on inconsistent anti-discrimination laws ... Read more ... 


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    "[Victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests] volunteered that they felt at peace with themselves after being listened to by Peter O'Callaghan. As Commissioner, Peter achieved a unique thing – in [Václav] Havel's words he helped countless people 'orient their spirit' and gave them the certainty that their lives made sense Peter gave them hope just as it is described by Havel."

    Former High Court judge Susan Crennan at the unveiling of the portrait of Melbourne barrister Peter O'Callagan QC who ran Archbishop Pell's Melbourne Response to sexual abuse by priests. The Royal Commission reported that he failed to report criminal offences to the police. September 26, 2017 ... Read more ... 


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    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

    Whitelocke on Lawmanship ... Beguiling pastiche of barristerial posturing ... The importance of looking the part ... The Velvet Salamander transforms into the Silver Canetoad ... James Hutton reviews Bullstrode Whitelocke’s essential text for advocates ... From Justinian's archive, July 13, 2010 ... Read more ... 


     

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    Friday
    Oct202017

    One out, all out

    Federal courts' staff go all-blue collar ... Court bruvvers and sisters united in walk out ... Darrin, please explain ... Rerun for Jeff Phillips at bar elections ... Devious theories behind the Pascoe appointment ... Theodora's Goings On ... 

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    Tuesday
    Oct172017

    Fresh miseries from Dutton

    New Migration Act amendments ... Strip searching detainees in immigration detention ... Prohibited "things" to be determined by the minister ... Use of dogs to search detainees ... More humiliations ... Peach Melba files 

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    Monday
    Oct162017

    Food diary

    Barely Legal's constant hunt for free nourishment ... Sustenance on a student's miserable stipend ... Exam time and destitution ... Failing to live off the fat of the law 

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    Friday
    Oct132017

    Speaking up, and down, for equality

    Same-sex marriage ... "Equality" and "discrimination" are the themes adopted by most of the professional law bodies around the country ... It's difficult for lawyers to argue against equality ... Instead, timid lawyers stay schtum ... Portraits in nervousness ... Here's our survey of how the bars and law societies have got to grips with a proposed change to the Marriage Act 

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    Tuesday
    Oct102017

    McNabbed

    Lapses, failings and breaches see Melbourne solicitor put off the track for nine months ... A lack of insight ... Bankruptcy ... Madeline White follows the chaotic trail 

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    Monday
    Oct092017

    Solicitor's swindle faces head-on collision

    How to rob a bank with a ball-point pen ... A long and expensive fraud results in the inevitable - an order for striking off ... Bogus loan applications … Ponzi scheme … Victoria's most expensive case of fraud and deception … Luan Whitworth on the case 

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    Sunday
    Oct082017

    Hypocrite alert

    Young Christian sacked by employer because she was a NO voter ... SSM ... Andrew Bolt, never the sharpest tool in the shed, makes a mess of his free speech credentials ... Subeta Vimalarajah on inconsistent anti-discrimination laws 

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    Saturday
    Oct072017

    Saudi women drivers and the HR plague

    One small step for women in  Saudi Arabia ... A step back for Channel 7's Amy Taeuber ... Sex discrimination legislation and the human resources bubble ... Same sex marriage and the failure of advocacy ... Remembering Alfred Dreyfus ... Procrustes opens a vein 

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    Wednesday
    Oct042017

    Slaters sliced

    Pulling up the anchor at Slater & Gordon ... Where are the silken crime briefs? ... Bulletin from The Map ... Language of the law ... Human right to use the court's bathroom ... Theodora reports 

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