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The persecution of Kate McCann ... The media has been at its salacious worst in the case of missing child Madeleine McCann ... Kate McCann given the Lindy Chamberlain treatment ... Tabloid and broadsheets alike questioned her authenticity ... "Yummy mummy and neurotic recluse" ... Bungling Portuguese police and judiciary ... Read more ... 



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The wrong right ... Student gloom ... The injustice of multiple choice exams ... Degrees of rightness ... The hard art of law ... Law school admission and PTSD ... Predicting the examiners thought processes ... Barely Legal picks the "wrong" right answer ... Read more ... 

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    "The current use of the separation of powers allows for both police and the judiciary to operate without accountability to the people. 

    Government must claw back the power to direct policy and have the ability to hold the judiciary and police to account for performance. 

    The days of unfettered freedom for both are numbered ..."

    From the Community Advocacy Alliance, a group of retired senior Victorian police officers advocating more law n' order. The Australian, April 17, 2017 ... Read more ... 


    Justinian Featurettes

    The post-Warren world - nominations and odds ... New CJ for the Vic Supremes ... Field set for the Warren Replacement Stakes ... Contenders nominated by Justinian's readers ... Curious odds being offered ... Names most frequently mentioned: Doyle, McLeod and Maxwell ... Read more ... 


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    Justinian's archive

    Springing Pauline from the nick ... Electoral fraud ... Forget the dishonest intent, see how the lunge for contract law saved Pauline ... Qld Court of Appeal missed the golden opportunity to finish Pauline Hanson's One Nation for good ... Instead, unpersuasive reasoning saved her and saddled the country with more poisonous nonsense ... Thanks Daphnis ... From Justinian's archive ...  November 18, 2003 ... Read more ... 


     

    Thursday
    Feb192015

    The unbelievable Malcolm Turnbull

    Government claims it is leading the way in releasing children from detention ... In fact, the Abbott government held children in detention more than six times longer than Labor ... Release only speeded-up after senators blackmailed to pass amendments to the Migration Act ... A look at the HRC's disturbing findings 

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    Monday
    Feb162015

    Suffer the children

    Human Rights Commission and Prof. Gillian Triggs targeted by the bully brigade ... Miserable move to deflect attention from policy of mistreatment of children in immigration detention ... Labor culpable, but Coalition used children as political pawns  

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    Sunday
    Feb152015

    Campbell's Soup

    Defamatorium ... Defamation action by Gold Coast lawyers against the former premier and conveyancer general ... Identification ... Lawyers in general ... Bikie lawyers specifically ... Doorstops where the door slams in the the major's face ... Defence prepared by solicitor general, who usually advises the government about ongoing indemnity? 

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    Friday
    Feb132015

    Please explain

    VicBar in a tangle over gender neutrality ... For and against "chairman" or "president" ... Barrister ties Abbott in knots ... Greatest living human being to perform in one man show ... Liberal Party donor and crony elbowed onto the Judicial Commission ... Kate strikes back  

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    Tuesday
    Feb102015

    Wine encounters in London

    Wendler in London ... Cruising Gordon's Wine Bar, Penfolds Wine Lounge and a Russian oligarch's lavish venture, Hedonism Wines ... Unfortunately, the Stinking Bishop was missing 

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    Thursday
    Feb052015

    Young man on the up and up 

    Winner of the Thawley prize channels Dyse in tone and ideology ... Essay about keeping wretched bureaucrats in their place so freedom may blossom ... Keep an eye on this Dyson duplicate 

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    Thursday
    Feb052015

    Torture Boy joins the fray

    President of Human Rights Commission accused by torture advocate of being "legally flawed" ... Reliance on international covenants ... Attempt to discredit HRC on eve of report on children in immigration detention ... Gillian Triggs being savaged by dead sheep 

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    Monday
    Feb022015

    The Clash

    Fighting tooth and nail in the law school trenches ... Ruinous timetables ... JD student Barely Legal asks, "why am I here?" 

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    Monday
    Feb022015

    Employment news

    ABA revamps top brass in an effort to seize the future ... From the world of soaps and shampoos comes VicBar's fragrant new CEO ... Criminal lawyer to head-up NSW Bureau de Spank 

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