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Immersion therapy ... Judicial Commission gets into bed with "Rule of Law" Institute ... ABA's expensive knees-up in Canberra ... Immaculate conception of Queensland queenies ... Christian Porter takes off his clothes ... Read more ... 


Justinian Columnists

Getting a Borching ... Crocodile obsessed Top End tabloid skewers a judicial reptile ... Judge Greg Borchers and bullying from the bench ... Scoops aplenty as the tribe tries to close ranks ... From Buffalo Bruce  ... Read more ... 


Justinian's Bloggers

Imperilled by the Barnababy ... What's an embarassing clown like Barnaby Joyce doing as deputy prime minister of Australia? ... This sort of regressive, oafish, politician is well past his use-by date ... Artemus Jones looks at the mess the government has made of the Joyce affair and Turnbull's limited options to save himself from more ruin ... Read more ... 

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    It's like asking people when they've had food poisoning from fish whether they'd eat fish again. They always say 'no'. But within a month or so you're sitting down having barramundi with them." 

    Deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce explaining why he thinks the story about his affair with a younger member of his staff and associated job preferment is a passing event that will fade from public attention. Fairfax Media, February 20, 2018 ... Read more ... 


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


    Justinian Featurettes

    Concerning Champagne ... Champagne - a product as much driven by marketing and legend as by the content of the bottle ... Ten myths exploded in a new critique of the bubbly libation ... Justinian's wine man G.D. Wendler explains - just in time for Christmas ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Atanaskovic wins over-wrought billings battle ... Chang, Pistilli and Simmons – former partners of Antagonistic Heartless – go down in fight about their share of late recorded billings … Too much distrust, too little courtesy ... From our archive, March 12, 2010  ... Read more ... 


     

    Thursday
    Dec102015

    Being perfect is bad

    It's depressing for law students ... Trying too hard to be perfect while feeling that work is pointless ... Where do we get off? ... Law students less inclined to share and help ... Too much competition ... Barely Legal gets the end-of-year blues 

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    Thursday
    Dec102015

    Who is the real Inspector Clouseau?

    Former ICAC commissioner David Ipp rejects The Australian's criticism of the Doyles Creek Mining corruption findings ... Corrupt grant of exploration licence that robbed the state of well over $50 million ... Misplaced attack on ICAC inquiry 

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    Friday
    Dec042015

    Salaciousness disguised as gravitas

    Book launch news ... Defamatorium ... Launch by Justinian's editor of David Rolph's steamy, yet scholarly, work on defamation law ... Cocktails and nourishment turned on by Gilbert + Tobin ... Historic occasion on which a book was not launched by Michael Kirby 

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    Friday
    Dec042015

    Prison - the new normal

    Law Council's Indigenous imprisonment symposium ... Cutting the incarceration rate ... Growing concern amid the political inaction ... Suggestions, policies, strategies ... Where to start? ... From Kate Lilly at Conferenceville 

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    Tuesday
    Dec012015

    Chinese whispers

    Former Keddies man successfully fends off claims he breached court order to keep away from a former client ... Overcharging ... Whether Scott Roulstone had "communicated" with the client by addressing a cheque to him ... Candour and honesty ... Bar ordered to issue a trading ticket ... Some unexplained issues linger 

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    Monday
    Nov302015

    Emu roadkill in Austria

    Britain and the EU ... In or Out ... Conferenceville in Europe ... Hot-tubbing ... Hybrid nature of international arbitration ... No schnitzel for Leverhulme in Austria ... Germans preoccupied by Syrian refugees ... Hold the roast goose ... London Calling 

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    Friday
    Nov272015

    Made in the USA

    The Americans couldn't believe their luck in drawing Andrew Robb as Australia's TPP negotiator ... New war crimes swing into action ... The problem with Syrian refugees ... Judicial rewards for lawyers who dream-up dodgy advice on drones and torture ... From Roger Fitch, Our Man in Washington 

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    Friday
    Nov202015

    Recusal news

    A decade's worth of recusals ... Judges are taken, or take themselves, off cases where the appearance of conflicts looms too large ... Bias survey in the wake of the unsuccessful disqualification application in Dyson Heydon's case ... From Emily Meller 

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    Friday
    Nov202015

    God save the queen

    Remembrance Day 1975 ... Why didn't Gough go straight to the High Court, instead of eating a steak? ... Big field for Law Council of Australia council elections ... Trouble locating a permanent CEO for the LCA ... Soapy freezes out the Australian Law Reform Commission 

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