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Judge shoots a few people on his way out the door ... Justice Peter Murphy says farewell to the Family Court ... An incendiary valedictory speech ... Barbed comments about political appointments to the bench ... Two Wigs Willy and Pascoe "should hang their heads in shame" ... Read more ... 


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For whom the Bell tolls ... A long time ago in a city far away, Alan Bond built an empire based on borrowed money ... Bell Group litigation still keeping an army of lawyers well fed in the top paddock ... History of a corporate calamity and a lawyers' bonanza ... 19 years later where are we? ... Read more ... 


 

 

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Adelaide's QC rupture ... South Australian bar and CJ at loggerheads on new queenies ... Judges opposed to appointment of new QCs ... Adoption of the Victorian model ... Court likely not to participate in the selection process ... "Political silks" ... Read more ... 

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    "That seems to be the only thing that drives them. Getting hold of power, to wield it." 

    Prime Minister Scott Morrison on the Labor Party. March 4, 2019 ... Read more flatulence ... 


    Justinian Featurettes

    Too much mush ... James Baldwin doused in a layer of syrup ... US justice ... Where's Atticus Finch when you need him? ... Black lives, white injustice ... Miss Lumière reviews If Beale Street Could Talk ... Read more ... 


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    Justinian's archive

    Heart of the bar ... News from the Street of Shame ... Deutschland marshalling forces ... The Sevens rub tummies ... Eating and talking ... Interviews with Queens' Counsel ... Advocacy skills require being in many courts at once ... From Justinian's archive, September 2014 ... Read more ... 


     

     

    Thursday
    Jan312019

    Radical social change

    Tax deductions, gender discrimination and the US Constitution get a workout in On the Basis of Sex ... Ruth and Marty Ginsburg's great case, together ... Tenth Circuit bowled over by RBG's five minute final submission ... Breaching the legislative dam against equality ... Miss Lumière at the preview  

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    Wednesday
    Jan302019

    Watery grave

    How Davos started ... Culture wars and water ... Darling, what has happened to Murray? ... Paucity of H2O ... Barnaby backs the cotton plantations over the fish ... Water theft is a traditional bush lark ... No one pays the price ... The Moors knew how to manage water, according to Procrustes 

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    Tuesday
    Jan292019

    Six of the best

    Supreme Court of NSW birches Law Society for bringing a misconceived misconduct allegation against a lawyer ... Witnessing a signature for a child's passport application ... Failure to disclose relevant material ... Jurisdictional error ... Undue delay ... Bureau de Spank gets spanked 

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    Friday
    Jan252019

    Where's Wyles' money?

    Melbourne briefs sue DLA Piper for fees ... A large sum outstanding ... Claim that barristers were only told after they had done the work that they could not be paid until the firm was paid by the clients ... Action in the Federal Court 

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    Tuesday
    Jan222019

    Vice Regal News

    UPDATE ... Beazley P moves to Government House ... Andrew Bell SC anointed as the new P ... Various hopefuls shattered ... Medical specialists rolling in it ... Silly season in Adelaide ... Theodora reports  

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    Monday
    Jan212019

    All that for that 

    Fallout ... Defamation case from 2000 that ran off the tracks ... Legal stupidity ... Excruciating manoeuvring ... Bankruptcy ... Delay ... Despair ... 18 years in the works ... All in the ACT Supreme Court ... Janek Drevikovsky on the case 

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    Saturday
    Jan192019

    The whys and wherefores of the Wyvill case 

    NT Law & Order Society chasing senior Darwin silk ... Federal Court rejects stay of Law Society complaint against Alistair Wyvill SC ... Ancient political saga ... Wild ways of the Top End ... Buffalo Bruce reports 

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    Thursday
    Jan172019

    Pearce's man in parliament

    Frontbencher of the week ... The Christian Porter ... Songs from the Coalition Book of Prayer ... Negative gearing and the campaign of negativity ... Striding into the election with the Liberal's real estate investment guide ... Flying in the face of facts 

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    Tuesday
    Jan152019

    Hands off

    Britain's leading legal lights call out old deplorables at the bar ... Too much inappropriateness ... The season of harassment ... New policies agreed by the Inns of Court ... Life at the bar is "deeply seductive" ... Current reporting rules for barristers are inadequate ... Latest from the Old Dart 

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