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    "Courts, judges and barristers following the rules of evidence excel at finding the facts and applying the law to individual cases. They are good at adjudicating the rights and wrongs of past behaviour according to the law of the land." 

    Janet Albrechtsen, columnist The Australian. June 6, 2018 ... Read more flatulence ... 


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    Sydney lawyers and TINS ... Barry Lane tracks in exquisite detail the Kala Subramaniam case, which should have sounded a warning bell for The Mensch ... Alas ... From Justinian's archive, March 31, 2009 ... Read more ... 


     

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    Entries in Advocacy (4)

    Thursday
    Dec182014

    Adventures at conventionville

    Global advocacy convention in Taswegia ... Putting The Map on the map ... Federal Court issues hygiene edicts ... Former solicitor general disports himself ... MONA critiqued by judge ... Spanking disturbs UK judge ... A field agent reports 

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    Friday
    Feb222013

    Outrages from the motherland 

    Overly aggressive cross-examination in sex case causes outcry ... Questions without solid foundation ... Northern Ireland chief prosecutor gets his solicitor advocates to tog-up ... Bar outraged ... Leverhulme reports from the Old Dart 

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    Wednesday
    Nov282012

    Look at me 

    Update ... New mega firm likely to give the bar a run for its money ... Herbert Smith Freehills - taking advocacy in-house ... New design and image based around eyesight and perception 

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    Monday
    Sep132010

    No eye contact, no spontaneity

    Being tortured by your students - the trials of trial advocacy instructors ... Lessons of Sir Patrick Hastings - counsel should rely on memory not notes ... Better to observe the witnesses ... "Chris," she cried with her last breath ... London Calling with Leverhulme

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