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The State of the Union ... The Age of Trump ... Fears mount for the mental health of the commander-in-chief ... Tweet rants ... Corporate hucksters float to the surface ... Pillaging the national estate ... Religious "freedoms" on the rise ... Election rorting rampant ... Roger Fitch on the front line ... Read more ... 

Justinian's Bloggers

Imperilled by the Barnababy ... What's an embarassing clown like Barnaby Joyce doing as deputy prime minister of Australia? ... This sort of regressive, oafish, politician is well past his use-by date ... Artemus Jones looks at the mess the government has made of the Joyce affair and Turnbull's limited options to save himself from more ruin ... Read more ... 

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    It's like asking people when they've had food poisoning from fish whether they'd eat fish again. They always say 'no'. But within a month or so you're sitting down having barramundi with them." 

    Deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce explaining why he thinks the story about his affair with a younger member of his staff and associated job preferment is a passing event that will fade from public attention. Fairfax Media, February 20, 2018 ... Read more ... 

    Justinian Featurettes

    Concerning Champagne ... Champagne - a product as much driven by marketing and legend as by the content of the bottle ... Ten myths exploded in a new critique of the bubbly libation ... Justinian's wine man G.D. Wendler explains - just in time for Christmas ... Read more ... 

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    Justinian's archive

    Atanaskovic wins over-wrought billings battle ... Chang, Pistilli and Simmons – former partners of Antagonistic Heartless – go down in fight about their share of late recorded billings … Too much distrust, too little courtesy ... From our archive, March 12, 2010  ... Read more ... 



    Immersion therapy

    Filling the heads of young students with an out-and-about view of the law ... Working in groups ... ABA's expensive knees-up in Canberra ... Immaculate conception of Queensland queenies ... Christian Porter takes off his clothes 

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    Getting a Borching

    Crocodile obsessed Top End tabloid skewers a judicial reptile ... Judge Greg Borchers and bullying from the bench ... Scoops aplenty as the tribe tries to close ranks ... From Buffalo Bruce 

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    Choo-Choo: the trains stay on track

    Industrial bulletin ... Behind the scenes as the Fair Work Commission comes to grips with the threatened Sydney train strike ... Michael Harmer and the harm to his law firm ... Anxious school children made more anxious if train drivers didn't turn up for work ... Loose arguments aplenty ... Ryan Hunter on the case 

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    In a post-Tedeschi world

    NSW bar forces senior crown prosecutor to backtrack on directive about the conduct of trials and sentencing hearings ... Documents leaked ... A prosecutor's duty ... Telegraph misreporting ... Law n' Order beat-up ... Resignation 

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    NSW Government Gazette

    NSW government expenditure on lawyers ... Production of new legislation slows ... Keeping shtum on the Suspect Target Management Plan ... AG and bar in barney over criminal trial delays ... Lies, damned lies and statistics 

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    Clowning around

    Phone hacking the royals has a long history ... Prince Charles' 1981 calls from Australia back to Lady Di in London were taped by a group of conspirators looking for ways to sideline Malcolm Fraser's plan for Charles to become GG ... From our Royal correspondent Prunella Faux 

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    Traumas of the law

    Lawyers teetering on the edge ... Legal aid commissions and other agencies have been slow to grapple with traumatised lawyers handling child sexual assault cases ... The mental wreckage is more widespread that we like to think ... Sara Tomevska reports on a workplace war zone 

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    Trump's kleptocracy

    Michael Wolff's book has deflected attention from Republicans' perverted tax law ... Roger Fitch in Washington takes us back to the main game - the destruction of the social safety net by diverting squillions to large corporations and real estate investors ... US remains in violation of the Convention Against Torture ... Gitmo - still looking for a war to fit the war crimes ... Trump: how will it all end? 

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    The horse called Self Interest

    Brexit's prolongued torture ... Lingering role in British law for European Court of Justice ... Fat Rascal trademark crisis ... Simnel cake faux pas ... Leverhulme's London Calling 

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