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    "Sydney is such a strange place. The only place in the world where they have so many parks. Everywhere, national parks. They are only good for snakes." 

    Harry Triguboff, the boss of Meriton, builder of cheap and ugly apartment buildings, complaining that parks are an impediment to property developers. The Wentworth Courier, May 29, 2019 ... Read more flatulence ... 


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    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 ... 


     

     

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    Entries in Julian Assange (5)

    Wednesday
    Jul252012

    Julian & Julian

    Julian Burnside QC gets the bums rush ... Response from attorney general to questions about US investigations and possible extradition of Julian Assange ... Government reply leaves open the equal possibilities that Canberra knows everything or it knows nothing ... It is certainly doing nothing … Polly Peck reports 

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    Monday
    Jul162012

    The Assange case: a human rights perspective 

    Stephen Keim and Benedict Coyne, from Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, dissect the UK Supreme Court's decision which prompted Julian Assange to seek asylum in Ecuador ... Independent safeguard not discovered in the phrase "judicial authority" 

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    Wednesday
    Feb082012

    Life at the top

    Judicial style ... The genteel, pukkah approach of the UK Supreme Court or the Assyrian assaults of the High Court ... At least in Australia you get a sense of where to pitch an argument ... Please welcome Abel Magwitch to Justinian's expanding fold of analysts and commentators 

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    Tuesday
    Feb152011

    Operation Fundamental Justice

    WikiLeaks and espionage ... First birthday for Citizens United ... Extra curricula political activities haunt Justices Scalia and Thomas ... Local district courts riven by politics ... Our Man in Washington reports 

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    Tuesday
    Jan182011

    Loose in the USA

    Stitching-up Assange ... Ninth anniversary of Guantánamo ... More Gitmo-related cases head for the Supreme Court ... Trying to fathom the meaning of "material support" ... Not all terrorist organisations are opposed by Republicans ... Washing Dick Cheney's dirty linen ... Roger Fitch reports from Washington

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