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Do nothing in the new utopia ... Policy vacuums ... Private sector leaders are filling voids created by sleepwalking politicians ... Voice to parliament and global warming left in the cold - which, somehow, gets us to the casualisation of the workforce, particularly at universities ... Fly-in, fly-out law school lecturers ... Full Federal Court wrestles with a "casual employee" ... Read more ... 


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Time to act on Magnitsky ... Where's our Magnitsky Act? ... An effective way of dealing with corrupt individuals who violate human rights ... Lapsed Bill in the Commonwealth parliament ... The legacy of Russia's abuse of power and the calculated killing of state enemies ... Read more ... 

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    "I am really and truly pleased that I have been vindicated and that the court has preserved the presumption of innocence."   

    Tom Domican, "colourful" Sydney identity, who provided security services to a Kings Cross drug dealer, after settling for $100,000 his defamation case against nightclub entrepreneur John Ibrahim and Pan Macmillan. September 13, 2019 ... Read more flatulence ... 


    For the latest developments in media law … www.glj.com.au 


    Justinian Featurettes

    David Hunt remembered ... Former NSW defamation judge and chief judge at common law ...The List with Socratic case management ... Defamation exotica ... Refinement of pleadings, perhaps over-refinement ... Prodigious worker ... International criminal law ... Tributes from Graham Hryce, David Rolph, Justice Mark Ierace and Judge Judith Gibson ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Sentencing terror ... Fabulous sentencing transcript from County Court, Victoria ... Judge James Montgomery and counsel wrestle with the dates and the years ... Pythonesque proceedings ... Court reporter struggles to keep up ... Tears to the eyes ... From the archive, June 2012 ... Read more ... 


     

     

    Tuesday
    Aug272019

    Academia's greasy pole

    Law school deanship drama in war-torn Hong Kong sees a result at Sydney University ... Selection process ... Law school league tables ... Comparative academic credentials ... New Sydney dean unsuccessful with Honkers application ... Barely Legal reports 

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    Monday
    Aug262019

    Innovations in fee collection

    Gents - time please ... Barrister lightly spanked for sending disturbing fee threat to former clients ... "See what happens if you don't pay your bills" ... File leverage ... Agreement not to complain in exchange for the file ... NCAT bares its gums ... Janek Drevikovsky reports 

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    Monday
    Aug262019

    Vasta Watch

    UPDATE ... Trick or treat with Judge Sal ... Apparently, parties should only to turn up at court if they know the result in advance ... Ignoring the Federal Court's advice on hearing unrepresented protection visa applicants ... Another of Salvatore's decisions remitted to be heard by a fresh judge ... "His Honour erred" ... Start again AND again 

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    Sunday
    Aug252019

    Oud of order

    WA Supremes on bad lawyer mop-up operation ... Fibbing solicitor tossed from the jam roll ... Breach of undertaking ... Fabrications to the Federal Court ... Eleventh hour Damascene conversion ... Resigned to his fate ... Janek Drevikovsky 

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    Thursday
    Aug222019

    Do nothing in the new utopia

    Policy vacuums ... Private sector leaders are filling voids created by sleepwalking politicians ... Voice to parliament and global warming left in the cold - which, somehow, gets us to the casualisation of the workforce, particularly at universities ... Fly-in, fly-out law school lecturers ... Full Federal Court wrestles with a "casual employee" ... Procrustes on the case 

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    Friday
    Aug162019

    Sydney's Annual Festival of the Silk

    The aspirationals ... Another year ... Another dramatic folly touches the list of 2019 applicants for silk in NSW ... The list is out and here it is ... Surely, Smallbone is smarting at this latest turn of events  

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    Thursday
    Aug152019

    Vlad gets battle axed

    Atanaskovic and his law shop take on their old client Bruce Gordon ... Vlad collects most of his fees and in the process is impaled ... The flames of Brodie Clarke's villainy are still brightly burning ... Massive judgment prepared, only for the dispute to settle days before it is due to be delivered ... Money remained the live issue ... Atanaskovic charged the client for investigating his employee's fraud ... Unflattering findings ... Janek Drevikovsky reports  

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    Wednesday
    Aug142019

    Raring to go to Norfolk

    Justice Rares tells the Crown not to bother him with trifles concerning the cost of hearing a case on Norfolk island ... Treating the Federal Court as a "small agency" of the Commonwealth ... "Interests of justice" ... Rant from the bench ... Stephen Murray reports 

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    Wednesday
    Aug142019

    Beautiful Palm Beach ... don't go there 

    Palm Beach, directed by Rachel Ward and starring the usual suspects ... Sponsored by the NSW government, so you know what to expect ... The stars phone it in ... Miss Lumière hacks the celluloid to pieces