Interview with NSW chief justice Tom Bathurst ... A glass of water for the shock jocks ... CJ's thoughts about QCs and SCs, a tort for serious invasions of privacy, a Bill of Rights and electronic courts ... Addressing the costs of litigation ... Judicial diversity ... Confidence in the judiciary
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Brisbane field agents keep an eye on the work of the learned Chief Justice of Queensland ... Knock About's sentencing error ... Blunders in contract land ... No complaints from lawyers, who are kept furiously busy with stay applications
Rose Bay real estate ... Brilliant suggestions for the High Court ... ICAC's special memories ... WCC appointment ... Knock About's liberal sprinkling of Gemmellisms
Margaret Cunneen's appeal ... "Is it a public flogging? Is it a show trial?" ... Court of Appeal reserves on whether ICAC can proceed to investigate deputy senior crown prosecutor for allegedly perverting the course of justice ... Nina Ubaldi reports from ringside
Ellis hanging on for pre-Christmas appeal decision ... Law Society misses out on seminar bonanza ... Solicitor involved in toilet scuffle now on trial for tickling the till ... The Map of Tasmania
Nifty Legal Aid scam sees WA solicitor thrown off the jam roll ... Sneaky website directed legal aid applicants straight to Perth law shop ... Also, Queensland solicitor survives a failure to declare income to the ATO and Centrelink ... Kate Lilly reports
The fallout from the Supreme Court's "money talks" theory of participatory democracy ... US Supremes give green light to states' marriage equality laws ... Prosecuting a non-war crime with no connection to the US ... Senate report on CIA torture soon to be buried ... Useful revelations from presidential libraries ... Roger Fitch reports from Washington
Calls for ICAC to be closed down or for its hearings it be held in secret found no support in the NSW Supreme Court ... The anti-corruption body is looking stronger than ever ... Round One in Cunneen v ICAC
Judge says he'll deliver judgment on Monday ... Declarations sought by crown prosecutor Margaret Cunneen that ICAC is acting beyond power ... Corruption commission agrees to delay public hearing into allegations till Tuesday
NSW bar mum about its money ... Has it got ethical investments? ... Men are not necessary as Law Society elections send city solicitors into the reject bin ... Warnings for NT barristers not to be "cowards" prompts snippy reactions
NSW bar elections sees pro-QC ticket romp home to take a majority on the council ... Bloodbath pending on the executive ... Members rally around pro-QC Cunneen ... Future looks uncertain as vanity triumphs
Action against Clayton Utz over dismissal of a partner ... Another procedural victory for plaintiff Chris Dale ... Now onto the main game ... Kate Lilly reports
ICAC's Operation Hale ... Prosecutor Margaret Cunneen in the frame for allegedly perverting the course of justice ... Perplexing factual issues ... Claim of "malicious complaint"
Academics scramble to peddle influence with High Court judges ... Government seeks new role for s.18C ... Twenty-one years later, the cheque arrives ... Would you eat at a cafe owned by a Cabinet minister?
Pro-QC ticket running candidates for NSW bar council election ... Move to capture control of bar and restore full plumage for silks ... Self-basting ... Terrible craving for monarchical accessories ... Public interest missing in action
The law and the Whitlam government's reforms ... A welter of changes and improvements ... Dragging Australia into the modern era ... Hostilities aplenty
Yarraside bar launches portrait gallery of ancient monuments ... How to shop in a wig and gown ... Stalled career relaunched at the bar ... Standby for silk fest ... Fighting for you
Alien Tort law gives a leg-up to Abu Ghraib victims ... Preview of new Supreme Court term ... DoJ's misuse of state secrets privilege ... US ranking of billionaires according to their political influence ... Latest report on judicial corruption ... Roger Fitch, Our Man in Washington, reports