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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 ... 


     

     

    Monday
    Jan142019

    Fire burn and cauldron bubble

    Trump - Russia's man in Washington ... Unhinged, disordered, unfit ... More villains to walk the plank ... Buying elections and the gerrymander ... Conservative SCOTUS could make things worse ... Unqualified federal judges ... William Barr the new/old Matthew Whitaker ... Roger Fitch files from Washington 

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    Friday
    Jan112019

    The politics of prosecuting 

    UPDATE ... DPP news from Adelaide and Sydney ... Kimber out in SA ... Bar prez pressed for time ... Torrens' briefs beg the government to bring back the royal bauble ... NSW District Court trials get slower and longer ... Archbishop Wilson: police minister says sorry for being rude about a magistrate's sentencing decision 

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    Wednesday
    Jan092019

    Age shall not weary them

    Aged care royal commission ... Appointment schmozzle ... Dick Tracey to the rescue ... WA Supremes end up with an extra no-vowels judge 

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    Friday
    Dec212018

    Sin City snippets

    Latest chest developments ... Long Bay lock-down ... Court watch ... New judges galore ... Bathroom emergencies ... Legal aid's bush crisis ... Coronial selection capers ... Theodora reports 

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    Friday
    Dec212018

    Cautious rights for Banana Benders

    Explainer ... Queensland's Bill of Rights ... Cheers and Boos ... New law on the cusp of happening ... Final submissions ... From the dialogic school ... Compliance and remedies ... The culture warriors have nowhere to go ... Janek Drevikovsky spells it out  

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    Wednesday
    Dec192018

    More of Rush's "spirited enthusiasm"

    Yael Stone puts the cat among the pigeons ... Will Rush sue again? ... A confident and creditable performance ... The backstage role of Leon Zwier from Arnold Bloch Leibler ... Belittling women who have something to say ... Defamation, a mug's game 

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    Sunday
    Dec162018

    A special moment

    Rarified and ancient law subject ... Barely Legal comes third in the class ... A medal for his troubles ... Not much ceremony here ... Tin posing as bronze 

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    Tuesday
    Dec112018

    The Scribblers Three

    18C complaint ... Not a good case ... Laboured and snitty put-downs from hacks at The Australian ... Email warrior takes on the "free speech" brigade ... Tribal responses ... Janek Drevikovsky reports 

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    Monday
    Dec102018

    Dizzo World

    Inconvenient early plea adjournments ... Dizzo defends its patch ... Judges will switch-off repetitive briefs ... Commercial cases rescued by retrospective legislation ... Fresh new judges, but the bar wants the court to be reviewed ... Walama Court goes wanting 

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