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Hearing aid goes deaf ... Experienced solicitor caught in hearing aid diddle ... Professional misconduct ... Falsifying workers compensation claim ... Concealing prior claim history ... Read more ... 


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Northern Ireland, Australia's socially nervous cousin ... Leverhulme catches-up with Belfast lawyer Ciaran Moynagh ... Fighting the fight for minorities in Northern Ireland ... On the front line of the struggle for marriage equality ... Echoes of Australia ... Read more ... 



Justinian's Bloggers

Being 'un-Australian' ... Refugee Advice and Casework Service ... Setbacks, survival, evolution ... Legal work for refugees in a shifting policy environment ... Handling Peter Dutton's deadline ... Senior RACS lawyer Alison Ryan talks to Subeta Vimalarajah ... Read more ... 

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    "Like most, I have tried to be there for friends and family who are gay."  

    Former prime minister Tony Abbott, leading anti-marriage equality campaigner. Fairfax Media, September 13, 2017 ... Read more ... 


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


    Justinian Featurettes

    The High Court walks down the aisle on postal appropriation ... The High Court hearings on the same-sex marriage postal survey ... The subjective state of Mathias Cormann's mind comes under the microscope ... Whether the advance to the finance minister was "urgent" and "unforeseen" ... Plaintiffs' and Commonwealth's arguments reviewed by Scott Young ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Who killed Dr Kelly? ... Clarence Darrow and the vanishing art of advocacy … Doctors convinced David Kelly was murdered … Alex Mitchell files from what’s left of Fleet Street ... From Justinian's archive, July 20, 2009 ... Read more ... 


     

    Sunday
    Jul192015

    Lame excuse for misappropriation 

    Siphoning a miserable $12,000 from a property settlement sees a solicitor prised off the jam roll ... Implausible explanation for misappropriation ... Emilie Lentz at the Hellfire Club 

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    Friday
    Jul172015

    Crimes and misdemeanours

    Latest from the US Supremes ... Citizens United splits a seam ... Trade agreements and sidelining judicial oversight ... Leveraging the "no fly" list ... Terrorism prosecutions and the First Amendment ... From Our Man in Washington, Roger Fitch 

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    Thursday
    Jul162015

    Memory problems

    Solicitor back in the game after an impressive history of offending and carelessness with revealing his gory details to the admission authorities ... No such luck for a dissembling NZ lawyer seeking admission to the NSW bar n' grill ... Compare and contrast 

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    Tuesday
    Jul142015

    Interns - throw off your chains

    An oversupplied market where interns are asked to pay whopping fees to law firms ... When is an intern really an employee? ... Barely Legal embarks on an internship and wrestles with the "work thresholds"  

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    Friday
    Jul102015

    Obeid boyos find their front feet

    Action against ICAC ... Misfeasance in public office ... Claims that ICAC fitted-up the Obeid boys ... Geoffrey Watson SC waved his finger and interrupted 

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    Friday
    Jul102015

    The Curse of Justinian strikes again

    Doom ... Silver Tray gets the sack and a basket of fruit ... The latest victim of a dreadful curse that blights the life of those who cross swords with Justinian 

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    Thursday
    Jul092015

    Sayonara Timbo

    Tim Carmody passes into the sunset ... Not even the hacks at The Bowen Hills Bugle could save him ... The folly of an overtly political judicial appointment ... Who's next for CJ? 

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    Tuesday
    Jul072015

    Superior legal creatures

    QC or not to QC ... That is the question before former Yarraside judge Murray Kellam ... The findings are unlikely to surprise ... Most want to keep the sacred trinket ... However, some call for the scrapping of the entire silk system 

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    Friday
    Jul032015

    News from The Map

    Uncle Erich's back ... Souvenir clocks and watches flood the Hobart legal market ... Legal aid gets a bollicking while the former director picks up a gong 

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