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Hypocrite alert ... Young Christian sacked by employer because she was a NO voter ... SSM ... Andrew Bolt, never the sharpest tool in the shed, makes a mess of his free speech credentials ... Subeta Vimalarajah on inconsistent anti-discrimination laws ... Read more ... 


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    "[Victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests] volunteered that they felt at peace with themselves after being listened to by Peter O'Callaghan. As Commissioner, Peter achieved a unique thing – in [Václav] Havel's words he helped countless people 'orient their spirit' and gave them the certainty that their lives made sense Peter gave them hope just as it is described by Havel."

    Former High Court judge Susan Crennan at the unveiling of the portrait of Melbourne barrister Peter O'Callagan QC who ran Archbishop Pell's Melbourne Response to sexual abuse by priests. The Royal Commission reported that he failed to report criminal offences to the police. September 26, 2017 ... Read more ... 


    Justinian Featurettes

    Anonymous campaign against Barry Dangerous ... Restlessness among the senior prefects of the NSW Law Soc ... New junior vice sworn-in ... Councillors stirring against senior vice with strange memo in circulation ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Whitelocke on Lawmanship ... Beguiling pastiche of barristerial posturing ... The importance of looking the part ... The Velvet Salamander transforms into the Silver Canetoad ... James Hutton reviews Bullstrode Whitelocke’s essential text for advocates ... From Justinian's archive, July 13, 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
    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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    Tuesday
    Jan112011

    The short goodbye

    A flair for servitude ... Don't tell the incoming 'staves too much, or too little ... Yesterday's tipstaff smells the freedom - coffee made by someone else ... Tippy's emotional farewell

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    Wednesday
    Dec222010

    Five awful things

    Stinkers from the government and the judges of New South Wales ... Tasmanian update from Bureau de Spank ... Singapore sling ... Theodora blogs

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    Thursday
    Dec162010

    Blow me down

    Assange, whistleblowing and Allan Kessing ... Kevin Andrews gets legal aid for Haneef court fight ... Consensus on solicitors' conduct rules evaporates ... Marfording report attracting interest ... Theodora blogs

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    Monday
    Dec132010

    A letter to Edward McGuire

    Bullstrode Whitelocke KC presents Eddie McGuire with an inspiring idea to get Channel Nine out of the doldrums ... Junior MasterLawman ... Gobsmacking excitement as contestants perform feats of lawmanship before a celebrity panel

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    Wednesday
    Dec012010

    The wrong end of the lion 

    It is end of year school concert time and Dorothy reveals she has children ... Because she is a partner in a large law firm her children are incredibly talented

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    Wednesday
    Nov242010

    Gail and the buzzards

    Partners' meeting on the new lateral hire ... More diligence required on the issue of narcissistic personality disorder ... Brave little Gail takes on Ivan ... Dorothy predicts another career is heading for the buzzards

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    Monday
    Nov222010

    'Tis the season

    Boxes of chocs ... Snowglobes ... Commerative royal wedding paraphernalia ... The 'staves agonise over what to get their judges for Christmas ... Tippy on the search for something credible

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