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Acid-green is the new black ... Lord Eldon adorned in shimmering robes ... Special occasion ... Loopholes in the dress code ... Splendid raiment comes out of the closet ... Queen Anne and Charles 11 mourned for too long ... Read more ... 


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SCOTUS rescues the gerrymander ... US Supreme Court washes its hands of election rigging ... Trump lawlessness ... The president losing droves of court cases ... Financial irregularities ... Cosmetic inquiries ... Persecution of migrant children ... Our man in Washington ... Read more ... 


 

 

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Panda claws solicitor ... Panda politics at USyd's Student Representative Council ... Student politicians terminate the SRC's long-standing lawyer ... Allegations back and forth on Facebook ... Lawyer refuses to act for SRC president in defamation case ... Read more ... 

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    "In the society [Hong Kong] governed by law, people were persecuted in accordance with the law." 

    Liu Xiaoming, Chinese ambassador to the UK. Channel 4 News, July 3, 2019 ... Read more flatulence ... 


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


    Justinian Featurettes

    Reds in the bed ... Unreal events rendered lifeless in Red Joan ... The chutney-making housewife who passed on atomic research secrets to the Soviet Union ... A nice job at the Non-Ferrous Metals Research Association ... Miss Lumière is deeply unmoved with this version ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Estcourt on Web 2 ... Stephen Estcourt QC, as he then was ... The foodie, blogger and social media fiend explained in July 2010 how Web 2 expanded his life and work … Now, as a judge of the Supreme Court of Tasmania, it seems he has extricated himself from all this social media cross-fertilisation ... The price of judicial appointment ... Read more ... 


     

     

    Friday
    Apr262019

    No names, no pack drill

    Pseudonym order granted to prominent lawyer and pillar of society accused of jilting his extra mural lover ... Salacious claims ... Embarrassment ... Trespass to the body ... Battery ... Nervous shock ... Jane Doe v XYZ in the Vic Supremes ... Janek Drevikovsky reports 

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    Wednesday
    Apr242019

    The Hate Report

    Hateful business ... Post-Christchurch ... Post-Colombo ... Australia starved of nationwide information and data about the extent of hate crimes ... Lack of a strategic approach by law enforcement, even as abuse of minorities is rising ... USA and UK comparisons ... Janek Drevikovsky gets to grips with the problem of assembling a national database of hatred, harassment and threats 

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    Tuesday
    Apr232019

    A long, slow burn

    Burning is not a doco about global warming ... It captures the urban and rural reality of South Korea ... A languid and intriguing film where things are never quite what they seem ... Burning greenhouses and mystery cats ... Disparity and enigma ... Miss Lumière at the cinema 

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    Monday
    Apr222019

    Broke litigants should cough-up

    Costs for impecunious Don Dale prisoners ... Use of tear gas to quell rioting youngsters ... NT appeal judges reverse themselves on awarding costs against impecunious litigants and, in the process, preempt a High Court appeal from the territory on the very same topic ... Top End law 'n' order ... Buffalo Bruce reports 

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    Monday
    Apr152019

    Rush: a parallel universe

    A gaping hole in the Rush defamation case ... Evidence available to support the truth defence about "scandalously inappropriate behaviour" ... Judge decides witness should not called ... Tendency evidence ... Case management more important than the truth ... Suppression order remains in place ... Rush's victory rings hollow 

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    Saturday
    Apr132019

    How to win friends and become a judge 

    All in the family ... Great speech at the Free Willy show ... Judicial appointment in the mail ... Temple of Federal Justice on hold ... ALRC family law recommendations and their political implications ... A letter from Perth 

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    Thursday
    Apr112019

    Know who your client is

    You are the lawyer ... Sydney property drama ... Solicitor who didn't realise party to the sale of a property was also his client ... Duty of care was owed ... Retainer ... NSW Court of Appeal lays down the law on requirement for lawyers to "step outside" a matrimonial dispute ... Gabrielle Hunter reports 

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    Thursday
    Apr112019

    Melissa Davey

    Melissa Davey is the ace reporter from The Guardian who covered the Pell trial from beginning to end ... Compassionate, driven and intense ... Book under steam ... Journalism and the meaning of life ... Plenty of gluten for her last meal ... A questing spirit is On The Couch 

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    Thursday
    Apr112019

    Dutton's dob-in law

    Peach Melba gets her head around the government's secrecy certificates ... Visa applicants not supposed to know what the government knows ... Procedural fairness ... Secret evidence ... Material and immaterial obligations to disclose ... Public interest ... AAT ... Groping for successful outcomes 

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