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    "They are whining about the amount of money they are going to have to give me, and trying to get it reduced, which is really gross given I am giving all the money to charity." 

    Film celebrity Rebel Wilson, indicating she doesn't need $4.5 million worth of damages, even though she claimed she had lost work and her professional life was harmed because of defamatory articles by Bauer Media magazines. November 26, 2017  ... 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

    The // universe with Evan Whitton ... Lord Robbo on justice for Radovan ... Organised crims love libel law, because they invented it ... It's time Bob French spoke up about the law against muttering ... Questions for Robert Richter ... Rugby quiz ... From Justinian's archive, August 6, 2008 ... 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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    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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    Monday
    Nov222010

    Doing a runner from the cab rank principle

    Deluged by unhygenic clients Bullstrode Whitelocke KC launched a campaign to demonise taxi drivers and so bring down the cab rank rule ... An unforeseen consequence was a decision by the ABC to fund Q&A for an entire season

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    Monday
    Nov012010

    Rules of Engagement

    Negoitation of a contract ... Inference about Dorothy's commercial nous ... Rules of Engagement ... Clause 76.5(e)(iv)(D) ... Dorothy Says 

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    Thursday
    Oct282010

    Barristerial schtick

    Behind the scenes Tippy and the other 'staves devote a healthy amount of time to eviscerating barristerial performances ... It also occurs to her that she may be the subject of scathing dinner table analysis 

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    Monday
    Oct252010

    Lawmen in popular culture

    Because of their higher moral and intellectual ability lawyers are under a duty to impart their knowledge to all and sundry ... Bullstrode Whitelocke's similarities to Mr Robert Donnell  

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    Wednesday
    Sep222010

    Carry on Whitelocke, Openly

    Bullstrode Whitelocke KC is the man behind the creation of the "Open Carry" movement ... Barristers taking pistols to court used to be quite a feature ... That's how Young J was fired upon ... Right to bear arms and vice versa

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    Wednesday
    Sep222010

    Return of the chinless star

    Peregrine saved from the jaws of RILF ... Partners' ambitions upset ... A scramble to realign ... Wounds healed by flattery ... All is forgiven ... Dorothy on the paradigm of partnership politics

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    Tuesday
    Sep142010

    A defection

    A RILF raid on the firm ... How management handles the embarrassment when a lustrous fee earner is poached ... The slurring of a defector ... Interesting dynamic at play ... Suddently the curry at the partners' lunch gets interesting ... Dorothy Says

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    Tuesday
    Sep072010

    Of lambs and slaughter

    Life in the Spigeltent with with Tippy, Gus and Plastic Man ... The slaughterhouse beckons ... Eventually tipstaves have to find themselves ... Or remain forever directionless 

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    Monday
    Sep062010

    Alternative dispute resolution

    Always the pioneer Bullstrode Whitelocke KC comes up with an innovative ADR solution ... A 90-minute rugby league playoff at The Cauldron with teams drawn from the rival law firms of the parties in dispute ... Cement, Sirro, The Axe and Lomu handy in catering and the mail room

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    Friday
    Sep032010

    Library News

    It can be grim in the firm's library ... Books are vanishing as are the Eureka moments ... Bring on the shampoo and the repartee ... Dorothy Says

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