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    "They are whining about the amount of money they are going to have to give me, and trying to get it reduced, which is really gross given I am giving all the money to charity." 

    Film celebrity Rebel Wilson, indicating she doesn't need $4.5 million worth of damages, even though she claimed she had lost work and her professional life was harmed because of defamatory articles by Bauer Media magazines. November 26, 2017  ... Read more ... 


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    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 ... 


    Justinian's archive

    The // universe with Evan Whitton ... Lord Robbo on justice for Radovan ... Organised crims love libel law, because they invented it ... It's time Bob French spoke up about the law against muttering ... Questions for Robert Richter ... Rugby quiz ... From Justinian's archive, August 6, 2008 ... Read more ... 


     

    Monday
    Nov202017

    Home is where the exam is

    The take-home exam collapses time but is on its last legs because of student collusion ... More invigilatory supervision required ... Exam audit underway ... Barely Legal reports from her corn-chip cave 

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    Monday
    Nov202017

    Adelaide's finest draw the line against same-sex coupling

    From Torrensside ... The rise and fall of the putative spouse ... Hard amigos from the SA ALP fought against same sex superannuation for a very particular individual ... Procrustes reports 

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    Saturday
    Nov182017

    Deconstructing the Gayle trial

    Gayle v Fairfax ... Defamatorium ... Fair is foul and foul is fair ... Weighing the balance of a testing trial ... Analysis of judge's rulings 

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    Saturday
    Nov112017

    There are consequences

    Yarraside barristers go broke ... Insouciant non-compliance ... Tax man on the case ... Run-ins with the stipes ... Sequestration 

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    Tuesday
    Nov072017

    Suburban strife at the Bureau de Spank

    From Hornsby to Blacktown solicitors have been hauled in for birching by the disciplinary stipes ... Forging a fee agreement and filching money for a trial that did not proceed ... When a solicitor thought he could charge a commission before asking an estate's beneficiaries ... Fame & Character ... Misery & Woe 

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    Wednesday
    Nov012017

    Prosecutors on the mat

    Prosecution hides evidence ... The Map - where the Old Mates Club runs the island kingdom ... Tina Huang and Charles Waterstreet ... Weinsteins Downunder ... When a personal relationship with a judge might create apprehension ... Theodora reports 

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    Tuesday
    Oct312017

    Canberra - it's not Washington

    How democracy works ... Hannah Ryan visits Canberra and the Museum of Australian Democracy ... Not much of a spiritual experience, yet there's something endearing about this version of democracy that doesn't take itself too seriously 

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    Monday
    Oct302017

    Blowing a Gayle

    Defamation ... Shock verdict for plaintiff in Gayle v Fairfax ... Justice Lucy McCallum reverses herself on "reasonableness" ... Defendants say the trial was conducted unfairly ... All rise - journalists told they have no priority for courtroom seats ... School children being ushered by the "Rule of Law Institute" have rights too 

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    Saturday
    Oct282017

    Sports news

    Rude barrister rapped on knuckles by appeal judges in tennis tripping case ... Kew Golf Club wanted Melbourne barristers removed from a tree accident case because they might have to give evidence 

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