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Getting a Borching ... Crocodile obsessed Top End tabloid skewers a judicial reptile ... Judge Greg Borchers and bullying from the bench ... Scoops aplenty as the tribe tries to close ranks ... From Buffalo Bruce  ... Read more ... 


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    "Jim Molan doesn't have a racist bone in his body."

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull defending the Liberal senator who posted on Facebook far-right videos from the race hate group Britain First. February 7, 2018 ... Read more ... 


    Justinian Featurettes

    Concerning Champagne ... Champagne - a product as much driven by marketing and legend as by the content of the bottle ... Ten myths exploded in a new critique of the bubbly libation ... Justinian's wine man G.D. Wendler explains - just in time for Christmas ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Atanaskovic wins over-wrought billings battle ... Chang, Pistilli and Simmons – former partners of Antagonistic Heartless – go down in fight about their share of late recorded billings … Too much distrust, too little courtesy ... From our archive, March 12, 2010  ... Read more ... 


     

    Justinian bloggers (blawgers)


    Justinian proudly publishes some of the finest lawyers ever to get their fingers near a computer keyboard. This is part of Justinian's repository that comes out from behind the paywall. 

    Artemus Jones - Spending time with a women who is not his wife. 
    Barely Legal
    - Still at law school, trying to understand what it's all about. 
    Comment - Untamed opinions. 
    Critics Corner - Criticism of critics. 
    Junior Junior - Our baby barrister blogger slowly comes to grips with the mysteries of the bar. 
    Peach Melba - Dazzling, with a finely tuned Yarraside snout. 
    Procrustes - The columnist who also blogs. 
    Student-at-Large - Small students with large opinions. 
    Theodora - Theodora was married to Justinian, and despite a shaky start in life now runs the empire like Mrs Thatcher.
    Unrobed - Reporting on unhealthy obsession. 

    We'd happily induct you into the blawging hall of fame if you wanted to unpack a few burning issues. Contact the Ed. for further and better particulars. 

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    Friday
    May132011

    Performance dismissal

    Ivan knows how to get rid of people from the firm when revenues are sliding ... Performance manage the victims to the point of performance dismissal ... Care is needed ... Revenge of the sackee ... Dorothy's blog

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    Monday
    May022011

    A Melbourne autumn

    Sniping over OPP's handling of sex prosecutions ... Victoria's Charter of Rights set to be skewered ... Bernard Murphy's appointment to the FCA underscores courts' struggle over turf ... The Brottery finds a buyer ... Peach Melba blogs

     

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    Friday
    Apr292011

    The medium is the message

    Fitting the message to the messenger ... Michael Pelly, Ruddock's former spin doctor, lands a gig with the new AG in NSW, Greg Smith ... Then there's that biography of Smiler 

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    Monday
    Apr252011

    Politics and law

    After Bernard Murphy who is next for the Federal Court? ... A vacancy opens in Sydney as Justice Moore plans to bow out ... Rare pix of Michael Kirby not working ... Tom Bathurst, establishment darling for CJ ... Virginia Bell is not Hungarian ... Theodora blogs

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    Thursday
    Mar312011

    Speculation mounts at Vic prosecutions

    Gavin Silbert's masterly prosecution in the Freeman case ... Trouble still brewing back at OPP HQ ... Report into the Karamicov affair pending ... Judge steamed-up over prosecutor's Court of Appeal appearance ... More from Peach Melba 

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    Friday
    Mar252011

    Rewriting history

    New layers of varnish are being applied to the soiled image of recently released convict Marcus Einfeld ... Why does the media swallow this guff? ... And why is the bar's newsletter given over to items of political point scoring from a discredited attorney general?

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    Wednesday
    Mar232011

    PLN's (r)evolutionary possibilities

    The revolution is here ... Monash Uni law students are laying the groundwork for unleashing fresh generations of lefty lawyers ... Last weekend saw the first networking opportunity sponsored by the Progressive Law Network ... Eager beavers munching on vegan food and talking the talk ... Peach Melba blogs from Yarraside

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    Friday
    Mar182011

    Dot gets bored and has a facial

    Dorothy, the spouse, accompanies hubby to a partners' retreat ... She gets the "treatments" at a beauty salon ... Creams and gels ... Electrification ... Deforestation ... Oxygenation ... Red light therapy ... Did the partner notice? ... Dorothy blogs

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    Thursday
    Mar172011

    Hatzistergos v Cowdery - final round

    The appointment of Ian Temby as acting NSW DPP was unnecessary, expensive and an act of vindictiveness, according to Theodora

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    Friday
    Mar042011

    Kirby goes to prison

    Einfeld release date looms ... Putting a scythe through the government's legal panels ... The Streets are filled with lawyers ... The Brottery, with bodies in the basement, goes to market ... Barrister kicks-up stink about Public Defenders ... Theodora blogs for Justinian

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    Wednesday
    Feb162011

    The Premier Firm

    Session with the butcher's paper ... Law firm planning retreat ... Few understand the plan ... Dorothy urged to concentrate on cross referral ... Squirmy silence abounds ... Ivan foreshadows more meetings

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    Friday
    Feb112011

    Latest world developments

    Contents of The Tub's plastic bag revealed ... Groaning through a public meeting with Happy Hatzistergos ... Top notch changes heralded for Victoria

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    Tuesday
    Feb082011

    A cautionary tale for fishermen

    When it all goes wrong ... Desdemona twittered and blogged her way to oblivion with salacious details of her in-firm affair ... Dorothy advises young female paralegals how to keep their jobs after the horizontal relationship fades 

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    Wednesday
    Feb022011

    Killing the goose

    Law term opens to thunderbolts from prelates ... Feasting and banqueting ... Great orations in honour of the future and the status quo ... Here come the Indians ... Theodora retreats to the safety of home and televised procedures for the removal of haemorrhoids

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    Monday
    Jan242011

    The dash to mediocrity

    Law Council fails to justify ethically flawed solicitors' conduct rules ... Law Society of New South Wales covers the problem in waffle ... Theodora on the barricades about conflicts and client "consent"

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