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    "... by statutory declaration you can now change your sex. So ... if you like to go into women's lavatories and rape women you can now say I'm a woman." 

    "Professor" David Flint describing the "slippery slope" should same sex marriage be legalised. 2GB, August 9, 2017 ... Read more ... 


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    From Alan Moir moir.com.au

    Saturday
    Jul152017

    New game of thrones

    Allens says the NSW Law Society is on firm ground in moving to dump a member of its executive ... Demand for procedural fairness ... Motion to sack on hold until injunction resolved 

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    Tuesday
    Jul112017

    Open and shut justice

    Keeping the profession in good repute by covering-up the names of lawyers in disciplinary proceedings ... SA judge goes through the balancing act of deciding what's best - redaction or open justice ... Redaction wins 

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    Tuesday
    Jul112017

    Costs immunity for court's little helper

    Prez of the Qld CA explains the history of barristers, their admissions, the role of the court in the functions of the profession ... From pleaders, narrators, attorneys, benchers, serjeants-at-law, inns of court ... 800 years compressed into a blistering 46 paragraphs ... It's all about an application for costs ... Subeta Vimalarajah reporting 

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    Monday
    Jul102017

    Shopping centre drug wars

    Shopping centre stoush over location of chemist shops ... Federal Court judge critical of dodgy plan to weave around the labyrinthine rules that apply to the location of pharmacies ... False and misleading information drafted by solicitor ... Peta Leigh reports 

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    Monday
    Jul102017

    Competitive advantage is an illusion

    Barely Legal asks: why the resistance to typing exams on a computer? ... Student objections ... Fear of change ... Handwriting is better for the brain ... ExamSoft to the fore 

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    Saturday
    Jul082017

    Soapy-at-large

    Brandis with a pint near special spa establishment ... Serious crime prevention not so serious ... Tasmania looking for "layers" to serve on the Supremes ... Charles Waterstreet's celebrity press conference mysteriously cancelled ... Judicial misbehaviour ... Goings On with Theodora 

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    Tuesday
    Jul042017

    The band that almost lost its disparagement

    In the era of disparagement, an "offensive" trademark gets a tick from SCOTUS ... Culture wars and the First Amendment ... KUNT ™ still too scandalous to register in Australia ... Subeta Vimalarajah on The Slant and "victims" reclaiming denigration 

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    Tuesday
    Jul042017

    Who's next for flaying?

    Procrustes lands blows on hapless hacks and pusillanimous politicians ... Bagging the unelected guardians ... Gillian Triggs ... Mark Weinberg ... Squelching Chris Kenny ... China looks to a new model: dictatorship plus the rule of law 

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    Monday
    Jul032017

    Nuttall is lost

    Bribery of Queensland mines minister ... Solicitor not fit and proper to practice, but sufficiently fit and proper to stay on the jam roll ... The case of a high flying lawyer and banana bending businessman whose wax wings melted ... Lawyer who said he never wanted to practice again can now reapply after five years ... Sohini Mehta reports 

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