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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 ... 

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    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 ... 



    Solicitor's swindle faces head-on collision

    How to rob a bank with a ball-point pen ... A long and expensive fraud results in the inevitable - an order for striking off ... Bogus loan applications … Ponzi scheme … Victoria's most expensive case of fraud and deception … Luan Whitworth on the case 

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    Hypocrite alert

    Young Christian sacked by employer because she was a NO voter ... SSM ... Andrew Bolt, never the sharpest tool in the shed, makes a mess of his free speech credentials ... Subeta Vimalarajah on inconsistent anti-discrimination laws 

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    Saudi women drivers and the HR plague

    One small step for women in  Saudi Arabia ... A step back for Channel 7's Amy Taeuber ... Sex discrimination legislation and the human resources bubble ... Same sex marriage and the failure of advocacy ... Remembering Alfred Dreyfus ... Procrustes opens a vein 

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    Slaters sliced

    Pulling up the anchor at Slater & Gordon ... Where are the silken crime briefs? ... Bulletin from The Map ... Language of the law ... Human right to use the court's bathroom ... Theodora reports 

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    Eating the court's lunch

    Staff at federal courts work-to-rule ... Leaflets to litigants ... Unhappiness mounts ... No pay rise for four years ... Registry merger ... Sackings ... Difficulty crossing a picket line  

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    Workplace grief

    Sex discrimination and harassment complaints against HWL Ebsworth ... NCAT hearing ... The case shows signs of devouring significant time and costs 

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    Strict bail for alleged CTP fraudster

    Sydney solicitor Marcel Joukhador gets bail from Madge Mark Richardson ... Mum stumps up another $150,000 ... Concerns about evidence tampering ... Law Society investigating ... Challenge to warrants ... Sophie Taylor at Burwood Local Court 

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    What has Dietrich been up to?

    A dip into September's cases brought under Victoria's Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities ... Human rights of prisoners and Sikhs at school ... So far the world hasn't collapsed ... Peach Melba on the front line 

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    Fresh cases for a new term

    Momentous cases await the US Supremes in its new term: gerrymandering - wedding cakes - purging voter rolls ... "Deferred compensation" for Obama ... Republican states v Democrat cities ... Latest attacks on voting rights ... How come Republicans have locked in Texas? ... Our Man in Washington Roger Fitch explains 

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