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Northern Ireland, Australia's socially nervous cousin ... Leverhulme catches-up with Belfast lawyer Ciaran Moynagh ... Fighting the fight for minorities in Northern Ireland ... On the front line of the struggle for marriage equality ... Echoes of Australia ... Read more ... 



Justinian's Bloggers

Being 'un-Australian' ... Refugee Advice and Casework Service ... Setbacks, survival, evolution ... Legal work for refugees in a shifting policy environment ... Handling Peter Dutton's deadline ... Senior RACS lawyer Alison Ryan talks to Subeta Vimalarajah ... Read more ... 

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    "Like most, I have tried to be there for friends and family who are gay."  

    Former prime minister Tony Abbott, leading anti-marriage equality campaigner. Fairfax Media, September 13, 2017 ... Read more ... 


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


    Justinian Featurettes

    The High Court walks down the aisle on postal appropriation ... The High Court hearings on the same-sex marriage postal survey ... The subjective state of Mathias Cormann's mind comes under the microscope ... Whether the advance to the finance minister was "urgent" and "unforeseen" ... Plaintiffs' and Commonwealth's arguments reviewed by Scott Young ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Who killed Dr Kelly? ... Clarence Darrow and the vanishing art of advocacy … Doctors convinced David Kelly was murdered … Alex Mitchell files from what’s left of Fleet Street ... From Justinian's archive, July 20, 2009 ... Read more ... 


     

    Monday
    Sep112017

    The Statue Wars - still life in action

    The Kirbster on body language and cultural norms ... Uncomprehending cultures ... Josh Frydenberg to the rescue ... Yagan's head and s.18C ... Procrustes on the ramparts 

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    Sunday
    Sep102017

    Being 'un-Australian'

    Refugee Advice and Casework Service ... Setbacks, survival, evolution ... Legal work for refugees in a shifting policy environment ... Handling Peter Dutton's deadline ... Senior RACS lawyer Alison Ryan talks to Subeta Vimalarajah 

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    Friday
    Sep082017

    The costly business of unitemised billing

    PI law shop's repeated failure to produce itemised bills ... The fine print is too fine ... Over briefing senior counsel ... Strange ruling from Legal Services Commissioner on junior counsel's fees ... Madeline White follows the action 

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    Thursday
    Sep072017

    Viceworld

    Law Society of NSW ... Junior VP voted off the executive ... Desperate fight from marginal Catholic and evangelical lawyers to preserve marriage inequality ... Where to now with threats of an EGM and "legal action" against the law society? ... Civil and political rights in contention 

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    Wednesday
    Sep062017

    Up for grabs

    Crown appeals acquittal in sexual assault case ... Intoxication ... Consent ... NSW Court of Criminal Appeal ... Sophie Taylor courtside 

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    Monday
    Sep042017

    High Court walks down the aisle on postal appropriation

    The High Court hearings on the same-sex marriage postal survey ... The subjective state of Mathias Cormann's mind comes under the microscope ... Whether the advance to the finance minister was "urgent" and "unforeseen" ... School Chaplains' case ... Plaintiffs' and Commonwealth's arguments ... Curtain raiser from Scott Young 

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    Friday
    Sep012017

    Ms Wright versus The Zealots

    The councils of the Law Society and the NSW Bar are caught up in a backlash from a vocal fringe that wants them to abandon their support for same-sex marriage ... The usual suspects ... Where do these self-appointed guardians of virtue get off? 

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    Thursday
    Aug312017

    Peter Dutton's autocracy

    The new minister for Home Affairs will have wide discretionary powers over peoples' lives ... Unfortunately, the job is being handed to a seriously unsuitable person ... Peta Leigh examines Peter Dutton's sweeping functions under the proposed ministerial arrangements 

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    Tuesday
    Aug292017

    One crusty judge

    Trump's lootin' and pollutin' ... CIA torture - settlement prospects open up ... Farcical military commissions ... Roger Fitch reports from Washington 

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