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A different swamp ... The creepy march of "religious freedom" ... Sidelining anti-discrimination laws in the name of God ... Winding-back environmental and employee protections ... The Supreme Court is back in town ... Trump stock-take from Our Man in Washington, Roger Fitch ... Read more ... 


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Leveraging the spawn ... Celebrities and registering the names of their offspring as trade marks ... Beyoncé wants her kiddies to have "personal brands"  ... Subeta Vimalarajah riffles through the trade marks register ... Read more ... 

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    "The NSW Supreme Court judge who presided over West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle's successful defamation case against Fairfax says she is 'troubled' by a statement issued by the publisher which suggested it did not get a fair trial.

    Justice Lucy McCallum said on Tuesday the statement appeared to be a clear criticism of the court and 'it's not why we have newspapers'." 

    News report in The Sydney Morning Herald. October 31, 2017 ... Read more ... 


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


    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

    Roddy Meagher's retirement spray ... Meagher’s farewell speech emerges from a lengthy process of proof reading ... Cracks about "Twiggy" Spigelman and "Chilly" Gleeson ... The superior qualities of leading NSW barristers ... From Justinian's archive, March 18, 2004 ... Read more ... 


     

    Thursday
    Oct262017

    Leveraging the spawn

    Celebrities and registering the names of their offspring as trade marks ... Beyoncé strikes trouble with licensing little Blue Ivy Carter's personal brand  ... Subeta Vimalarajah riffles through the trade marks register 

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    Thursday
    Oct262017

    A different swamp

    The creepy march of "religious freedom" ... Sidelining anti-discrimination laws in the name of God ... Winding-back clean power and clean water protections ... Employee rights and voter entitlements under threat ... The Supreme Court is back in town ... Trump stock-take from Our Man in Washington, Roger Fitch 

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    Monday
    Oct232017

    Kindness and cold ambition

    Law graduate dismissed by firm ... Fair Work Commission finds that unpaid PLT does not count towards a "minimum employment period" ... No unfair dismissal protections for intern who morphed into an employee ... Peta Leigh examines the traps for young players 

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    Monday
    Oct232017

    The Reserve Bank of Mum & Dad

    Money lent to son by parents gives rise to a legal relationship ... Court orders nearly $300,000 be returned to parents who kept forking out to their offspring ... No need for ledgers ... Peta Leigh on the case 

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    Friday
    Oct202017

    One out, all out

    Federal courts' staff go all-blue collar ... Court bruvvers and sisters united in walk out ... Darrin, please explain ... Rerun for Jeff Phillips at bar elections ... Devious theories behind the Pascoe appointment ... Theodora's Goings On ... 

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    Tuesday
    Oct172017

    Fresh miseries from Dutton

    New Migration Act amendments ... Strip searching detainees in immigration detention ... Prohibited "things" to be determined by the minister ... Use of dogs to search detainees ... More humiliations ... Peach Melba files 

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    Monday
    Oct162017

    Food diary

    Barely Legal's constant hunt for free nourishment ... Sustenance on a student's miserable stipend ... Exam time and destitution ... Failing to live off the fat of the law 

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    Friday
    Oct132017

    Speaking up, and down, for equality

    Same-sex marriage ... "Equality" and "discrimination" are the themes adopted by most of the professional law bodies around the country ... It's difficult for lawyers to argue against equality ... Instead, timid lawyers stay schtum ... Portraits in nervousness ... Here's our survey of how the bars and law societies have got to grips with a proposed change to the Marriage Act 

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    Tuesday
    Oct102017

    McNabbed

    Lapses, failings and breaches see Melbourne solicitor put off the track for nine months ... A lack of insight ... Bankruptcy ... Madeline White follows the chaotic trail 

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