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Multi-pronged admission applications ... Federal copper who stalked his former girlfriend meets himself coming around corners ... Various irreconcilable explanations in his applications for admission as a legal practitioner ... ACT one day, Queensland the next ... Read more ... 



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A pop star comes to campus ... Letter from Cambridge ... Rihanna does not sing ... Just a short talk to celebrate her award as Harvard's Humanitarian of the Year ... Rock star professors are pale in comparison ... Hannah Ryan reports, with a bad dose of hero worship ... Read more ... 

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    "I think political correctness has become a problem in Western societies, we've become far too apologetic about our Western identity and anything that's some kind of defence of cultural traditionalism or national identity is in many ways frowned on." 

    Former Prime Minister John Howard making the case on behalf of his inner bigot, speaking at a CEDA lunch, March 3, 2017 ... Read more ... 


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    Bill Hosking ... Public defender, judge and author Bill Hosking QC is on the couch, clutching his new book Justice Denied ... Crime and injustice is the theme ... Heroic trials recalled and brought back to life ... Some bad cops have their moment in the spotlight ... Read more ... 


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    Forget Senior Counsel, let's try "Super Lawyer" ... New Jersey tried to stamp-out out "self-aggrandising" titles such as "Super Lawyer". Actually the "Super Lawyer" selection process was superior to those that are used here to appoint new Senior Counsell ... Read more ... 


     

    Friday
    Feb102017

    "Every Little Breeze ..."

    Clarrie Briese, former chief magistrate of NSW, granted access to senate documents ... One of Lionel Murphy's main accusers to tell his story ... "And now, what about my little mate?" ... The saga that keeps on giving 

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    Tuesday
    Feb072017

    Veritas in trouble

    The Future of News - Journalism in a Post-Truth Era ... Big chinwag at Harvard with luminaries from the print and online worlds ... Truth now out-of-fashion ... Journos grapple with what's next ... No immediate solutions ... Hannah Ryan's Letter from Cambridge 

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    Monday
    Feb062017

    A tale of two Bruces

    Ancient solicitor struck-off a second time ... NCAT sets a "marker for the profession" ... Overcharging, misappropriation, failure to account ... The usual chicanery ... Naaman Zhou at the Bureau de Spank 

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    Monday
    Feb062017

    Will of the people

    Dear editor ... ABA throws ink at the Daily Telegraph ... Qld bar's mea culpa in blame game ... Pass the butter - seating at Gov House for High Court feast ... Judge upset by school protocol governing criminal complaints 

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    Friday
    Feb032017

    An expensive trip across Parliament Square

    Brexit live was a pleasure to watch ... Lord Hughes in dissent - a model of clarity ... Norman Birkett at the American Bar Association ... Alexander Chancellor's Trumpian prediction ... Leverhulme's London Calling 

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    Tuesday
    Jan312017

    Trumpian fantasies

    A wrap of where we are now with the Trumpian ascendency ... Already talk about presidential replacement as evidence of mental instability emerges ... The administration's "corruption premium" ... 41 prisoners left at Guantánamo, costing $10.85 million each per year ... Roger Fitch files from an anguished Washington 

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    Monday
    Jan302017

    Fresh blood

    Swearing-in of chief justice Susan Kiefel before a glittering throng ... Soapy Brandis at his self-basting best ... New AG for NSW ... End of the justice cluster ... A certain amount of blood gets spilled 

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    Friday
    Jan272017

    Back to law school in the first week of Trump's America

    A bad thing has happened and studying law is full of angst ... What's happening to the Constitution and the rule of law? ... Dirty old Supreme Court decisions are new again ... Constitutional malleability ... An Australian at Harvard ... Hannah Ryan's letter from Cambridge 

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    Friday
    Jan272017

    Hitler and Trump

    It's not true to say that Donald Trump is a Nazi ... But he has followed the fascist playbook in a few key respects, including the "big lie" theory of propaganda ... He has created internal and external enemies who can be blamed for America's woes ... It could, and probably will, get worse ... Theodora comments 

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