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Hearing aid goes deaf ... Experienced solicitor caught in hearing aid diddle ... Professional misconduct ... Falsifying workers compensation claim ... Concealing prior claim history ... Read more ... 


Justinian Columnists

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
    Aug282017

    Showshoeing

    Clerkship applications ... Finding something to talk about in the interview ... Slots on the partners' cards ... Cocktail evenings in high-heels ... Barely Legal busily reformatting paragraph indentations 

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    Monday
    Aug282017

    Pressing issues

    Special chair for light duties in chambers ... Lawyer ordered to pay indemnity costs in sewerage bill standoff ... Austlii's redesign ... The senate considers whether courts have the wrong idea about contempt ... When legislation is received from Mother England what meaning can parliament intend? ... Goings On with Theodora 

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    Monday
    Aug282017

    No fixed address

    Women on the streets ... Crime and  homelessness ... Melbourne City Council's plans to roundup rough sleepers to improve "pedestrian flow" ... Slavery, human trafficking and people smuggling ... Peach Melba on political compassion 

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    Tuesday
    Aug222017

    Fear and loathing at the Lubyanka

    Federal courts update ... Public Sector Union complains to the Public Service Commissioner about hiring processes at the federal courts ... Lack of important detail at senate estimates ... Tears at the courts' Canberra support office 

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    Monday
    Aug212017

    Myth man

    Turnbull the know-all ... Dual citizens in parliament ... PM declares the High Court has already found for the government ... The illusion of brilliance ... No postal voting for "silent" electors ... Polly Peck reports from Canberra 

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    Saturday
    Aug192017

    All Gas and Gaiters

    Daphnis and the vanishing foundation stone ... De-naming ... "Churchie" school teachers on molestation spree ... Old guard led by Lord Eldon in revolt ... Serious fraud complaint to Charities Commission ... Sir Terence O'Rort reports 

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    Wednesday
    Aug162017

    Section 44 history lesson

    Procrustes at the blackboard ... Age-old stoushes over MPs eligibility ... Rights and privileges from a foreign power ... What about MPs receiving douceurs from foreign powers? ... Common law up against the power of Home Affairs 

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    Friday
    Aug112017

    Federal courts exodus

    Toot-toot ... Ferry man leaves the wharf ... All aboard with new staff ... Old timers walk the plank ... Industrial turmoil at the federal courts as new bosun comes on board 

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    Tuesday
    Aug082017

    Budget pains

    From where is the extra $6 million for NSW CLCs coming? ... South Australian bar accounts in limbo ... Eight months late the new ICAC is born 

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