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The Minus wars ... Struggle by the Australian Bar Association to keep its name to itself ... Barrister's business used a similar name ... Attempt to make barristers' service more accessible ... Long and tiring litigation ... Read more ... 

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Keeping the government safe ... Collaery prosecution ... Whistleblowing conspiracy ... Fallout from Australia's Timor Leste bugging spree ... Woodside and Alexander Downer ... Selective prosecution policy ... Canberra's long, slow dance with duplicity ... Read more ... 



Justinian's Bloggers

Uber disruption ... Unfairness of the Fairness Fund ... Ombudsman reports on administration of the taxi compensation scheme ... Rank problems revealed ... Economic difficulties facing owners and drivers ... Peach Melba's blog  ... Read more ... 

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    "I would also encourage any member with an interest in this case to be conscious of the fact that the priority must be to allow judicial processes to be conducted without commentary which could impact on the fairness and regularity of those proceedings." 

    Attorney General Christian Porter trying to hold back the tsumani of commentary about his decision to allow the prosecution of lawyer Bernard Collaery and Witness K. June 28, 2018 ... Read more flatulence ... 

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

    Justinian Featurettes

    Lorenzo Street's passing out parade ... Street the Stockman ... The shirt of flies ... Platypus Junction ... Street the charmer ... Friend of the press ... A legacy in law and love ... The sea and the bush ... Read more ... 

    Justinian's archive

    Sydney lawyers and TINS ... Barry Lane tracks in exquisite detail the Kala Subramaniam case, which should have sounded a warning bell for The Mensch ... Alas ... From Justinian's archive, March 31, 2009 ... Read more ... 



    Barristers contretemps over Coco Roco fees

    Solicitor decides not to get in the way of barristers' stoush over fees ... Ancient defamation case still causing angst ... Three musketeers of the defamation bar jousting over a "small amount of money" ... Equity rescues the common law ... Stephen Murray reports 

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    Back office

    ALRC in the senate spotlight ... Family Court PR machine challenged ... Hobart chambers no guns policy ... Latest Goings On with Theodora 

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    How to design a dromedary

    Family judges playing in the second division win the toss ... First division players to be sent off the field ... Welcome to the new-old Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia - a multi-level judicial sweatshop where enmities can fester 

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    Snowflakes rule

    London Calling ... Friends and colleagues of Leverhulme complain about entitled millennials ... Spoiled and complaining brats will be a problem for law firms ... Stories from the front line ... Royal wedding ... The safety of London taxis 

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    Bill-able hours - my-nute increments

    Overstepping the crease ... Criticism of judges and how they handle it ... Geoffrey Ma, CJ of HK Final Court of Appeals, plays a straight bat ... UTS moot court and swearing in public ... Indigenous incarceration ... Around the Grounds with Boilermaker Bill 

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    Letter from London

    It hasn't been all beer and skittles as George Brandis settles in as the new High Commissioner to the UK ... An early missive from our man at Australia House ... Correspondence from lofty sources finds it's way to Justinian's in-tray 

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    The wide and deep "missing middle"

    Funding models and costs for legal services ... A voice from deep within Victoria Legal Aid ... Bare-boned applicants for legal aid ... Federal funding the lowest for 20 years ... Peach Melba on the barricades 

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    Missing in action

    Where's Virginia? ... 100% of new Tasmanian silks are women ... Notes from The Map ... Coroners can't cope ... Street talk ... Solicitor spanked and thanked ... Theorora reports 

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    Into the fray

    Circuit Court judge over the line in family law property case ... Too many questions from the bench, expressions of disbelief, sarcasm, procedural unfairness ... Ginger Snatch reports 

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