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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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    Entries in Marilyn Warren (6)

    Thursday
    Nov272014

    It's raining on Yarraside's silks parade 

    The future of Vic Bar's two-step QC scheme is riding on the outcome of Saturday's election ... Ambition to switch from SC to QC likely to be thwarted if Labor is returned to government ... Intriguing possibilities 

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    Thursday
    Jan302014

    McLeod's Daughters

    Victorian silks pledge to be nice to wymyn barristers ... Bar-O-Meter ... Not all plain sailing for hurdlers doing the Quantum Leap ... Alix Piatek reports 

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    Sunday
    Nov032013

    Vic Supremes bungy jump experiment

    Out of the closet ... Vic Supremes showing its face to the world ... NSW CJ skeptical about social media ... Different approaches to handling spreading the rule-of-law message ... Alix Piatek reports 

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    Friday
    May242013

    Smacking of pure arrogance 

    QC drafts letter for Allens, which makes "thinly veiled" threat to Vic CJ ... "Grossly improper" attempt to influence the court ... Full throttle grovel 

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    Monday
    May022011

    Sick of silks

    Chief Justice of Victoria shunts the silk selection business ... Too busy for this beloved duty ... Dismay abounds as NSW model is in contention

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    Tuesday
    Apr272010

    Judicial spin

    Last week Vic CJ Marilyn Warren told a room of journalists that “judges don’t spin” ... Oh yes they do … Some of them not very cleverly … What Marilyn needs is proper spin training from Spiggsie Spigelman … Tulkinghorn investigates ...

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