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    Letter from the Court of St James's ... HE George Brandis sends greetings from The Strand ... Marvellous party ... 100th birthday for Australia House ... Bronze bust to be commissioned of HE ... London Diary ... And more  ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    The pretenders ... The condition of bar readers eight years ago ... Fresh crop of penguins … Early training to defend the untenable … Drinkers, gossipers, opiners, whippersnappers and obsessives released into the community … From the archive, June 2010 ... Our blogger Fledgling reports ... Read more ... 


     

     

    Monday
    Dec102018

    Dizzo World

    Inconvenient early plea adjournments ... Dizzo defends its patch ... Judges will switch-off repetitive briefs ... Commercial cases rescued by retrospective legislation ... Fresh new judges, but the bar wants the court to be reviewed ... Walama Court goes wanting 

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    Monday
    Dec102018

    Rethinking the delivery of law

    Justice Project largely overlooked by the media ... A legal system in need of change at every level ... LCA report urges a "holistic", multi-disciplinary approach ... Identifying potential legal problems before they take hold ... Justice Impact Tests ... Peach Melba on the case 

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    Friday
    Dec072018

    You feeling safe now, punk?

    Decrypring the encryptions ... Christmas spree of paedophiles and terrorists thwarted (not quite) ... Requests and notices ... Anti-corruption commissions removed from the scheme ... New legislation back for further tweaking in the New Year ... Oversight missing in inaction ... International ramifications ... Janek Drevikovsky reports 

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    Thursday
    Dec062018

    Letter from the Court of St James's

    Update from Australia House ... HE George Brandis sends Christmas greetings from The Strand ... Marvellous party ... 100th birthday for Australia House ... Bronze bust to be commissioned of HE ... London Diary ... And more 

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    Tuesday
    Dec042018

    Up the back of the court

    Missing the crucial second step on the apprehended bias test ... Recusal application dismissed ... Brief thought judge was looking after the other side ... The judge found no such thing ... Janek Drevikovsky reports 

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    Friday
    Nov302018

    Theodora reports

    Vale Clockface Gunson ... Heavy duty functions organiser at the SA Bar ... ALRC moves to Brisneyland ... Game on for family court restructure ... Hungry Yarraside silks ... Federal Court footnote 

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    Tuesday
    Nov272018

    Duckling with sweet green peas

    The Alstons - Richard and Philip ... Human Rights Alston and Nasty Party Alston ... How do families breed them? ... Poverty and wealth distribution in the West ... Government policies create society's permanent sub-class ... And Jolly John Kerr's letters to the Palace ... Procrustes on the King's Two Bodies 

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    Monday
    Nov192018

    Oh, Geoffrey

    Rushing About Part One ... First in the trilogy ... Geoffrey Rush v Daily Telegraph ... Clash of cultures ... What it means for reputation and free speech ... The pandemic of "inappropriate touching" ... The Telegraph story and the meanings extracted by Rush lawyers ... The case for the newspaper 

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    Monday
    Nov192018

    Oh, sweetheart

    Rushing About Part Two ... Geoffrey Rush v Daily Telegraph ... The trial ... The touch ... The theatre of reputation ... Which breast? ... Lies and "disgusting lies" ... Complainant, a brave and impressive witness in the face of "florid and extravagant" cross-examination ... A telling email about reputation ... Scrumptious and Yummy  

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