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Murder most foul ... Kathleen Folbigg ... Keli Lane ... Tim Anderson ... Gordon Wood ... Convictions and quashes ... Prisoners walk free ... Speculations and winning ways ... The line that is crossed ... Prosecutorial controversies ... A special report ... Read more ... 


Justinian Columnists

Law of the tribe ... Former USyd law dean champions Indigenous law degree in Canada ... Juris indigenarum doctor ... Australian law schools yet to embrace the opportunity ... Asking tough questions about Indigenous legal orders ... Corporate support ... Nick Bonyhady talks with Jeremy Webber ... Read more ... 


 

 

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Encryption legislation is "fatally flawed" ... The government's proposed law to unscramble encrypted communications ... Threats to confidential sources ... A new invasion of privacy ... Cybersecurity undermined ... Nick Bonyhady reports ... Read more ... 

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    "It appears that, of the very large number of motions on which my office's views are routinely sought, this one was not escalated to me because it was interpreted in my office as a motion opposing racism. The associations of the language were not picked up. Had it been raised directly with me those issues would have been identified."  

    Attorney General Christian Porter after tweeting that the Senate motion, "It's OK to be white", confirms that the "government deplores racism". October 16, 2018 ... Read more flatulence ... 


    For the latest developments in media law … www.glj.com.au 


    Justinian Featurettes

    The Chaser's Julian Morrow gets serious on Justinian's Couch ... An escapee from the law who came into our lives as a comedian and satirist ... The joys of employment law could not hold him ... Now the master of ceremonies at Continuing Professional Development Under the Influence ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Capital offences ... Fabulous Phil Ruddock works his magic on the family law amendments ... The next Lord Haw Haw is probably lurking in the ranks of the press gallery ... Bunter Downer lays the ground for a few more executions of Australians by our friendly neighbours ... Polly Peck reports ... From Justinian's archive, December 12, 2005 ... Read more ... 


     

    Monday
    Sep242018

    Judicial speedster too heavy on the accelerator

    UPDATE ... Full Federal Court bounces another decision from Sandy Street in the Federal Circuit Court ... Conduct of the hearing "fell short of what was desirable" ... Unfairness generated by the court ... Inadequate reasons in another review heard by Street required the full court to rehear the application ... Nick Bonyhady reports  

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    Friday
    Sep142018

    Herogram for a CLC

    Inner Melbourne Community Legal's first 40 years ... Started by big-wigs for disadvantaged citizens ... Health-Justice partnerships ... Legal-Social partnerships ... Addressing underlying contributors ... Identifying patterns in legal issues... Peach Melba on a vibrant social-justice model 

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    Tuesday
    Sep112018

    News from the font of misfeasance

    ICAC chalks-up another win ... Corrupt businessman's notice to produce sent packing ... Seeking documents related to findings about property deals at The Rocks ... Journalist's campaign against ICAC founders ... Bizarre straddle on UN meddling in our precious sovereignty ... Nick Bonyhady reports 

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    Tuesday
    Sep112018

    Lend me your ears

    Striking off ... Workers comp solicitor bites the dust over bogus legal aid claim ... Claim for hearing aids that were never part of the compensation consent orders made by the WCC ... Defenestrated solicitor still plying the trade in court ... Secretary knows nothing ... Jennifer Cooke reports from NCAT 

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    Monday
    Sep102018

    Hedge funds

    When is money trust money? ... When it belongs to someone else ... It's easy to get muddled ... Brothers-in-law ... Jennifer Cooke reports from NCAT on wrangling the payment of disbursements 

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    Sunday
    Sep092018

    Do nothing!

    Sydney Law School's retiring dean Joellen Riley sits down and talks to Nick Bonyhady ... Academic pay and conditions ... In the industrial relations trenches ... Faculty shortcomings ... Alarming exams ... A sense of the ridiculous 

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    Thursday
    Sep062018

    Silky aspirations

    Scoop ... Another year and the NSW bar throws up a large quantity of contestants for a new round of the Silk Games ... Full list invites inspection ... Favourite names reappear 

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    Wednesday
    Sep052018

    The bodies are piling-up in NSW

    Coroners falling behind ... Long queue for inquests ... Coroners under-resourced ... New legislation secretly prepared even before the report of the statutory review is publicly available ... Full-blooded reforms thwarted ... Updated information to hand 

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    Monday
    Sep032018

    Tommy Playford - South Australia's energy socialist

    Procrustes reviews a new film, The NEG ... Everything new is old again ... How South Australia's Tom Playford split the government with his energy policy, but captured the support of Labor ... Why didn't Turnbull take a leaf from Sir Thomas' book? ... Plus, compensation for miscarriages of justice ... Quantum determined by public opinion ... Courts should step in 

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