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    "[Victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests] volunteered that they felt at peace with themselves after being listened to by Peter O'Callaghan. As Commissioner, Peter achieved a unique thing – in [Václav] Havel's words he helped countless people 'orient their spirit' and gave them the certainty that their lives made sense Peter gave them hope just as it is described by Havel."

    Former High Court judge Susan Crennan at the unveiling of the portrait of Melbourne barrister Peter O'Callagan QC who ran Archbishop Pell's Melbourne Response to sexual abuse by priests. The Royal Commission reported that he failed to report criminal offences to the police. September 26, 2017 ... Read more ... 


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    Anonymous campaign against Barry Dangerous ... Restlessness among the senior prefects of the NSW Law Soc ... New junior vice sworn-in ... Councillors stirring against senior vice with strange memo in circulation ... Read more ... 


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    Whitelocke on Lawmanship ... Beguiling pastiche of barristerial posturing ... The importance of looking the part ... The Velvet Salamander transforms into the Silver Canetoad ... James Hutton reviews Bullstrode Whitelocke’s essential text for advocates ... From Justinian's archive, July 13, 2010 ... Read more ... 


     

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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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    Tuesday
    Jun302015

    The Sepp Blatter of the Qld Supremes

    What next for Bluto? ... Did Lord Eldon miss an earlier authority which derailed his constitutional challenge?  .... Marmalade by appointment to Sir Anthony Mason ... AG's Freedom From Information strikes again 

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    Monday
    Jun292015

    Unreasonable suspicion

    The automation of denationalisation ... Victims of official "suspicion" include Cornelia Rauand Dr Muhamed Haneef ... Transferring a phrase from the criminal law to the Migration Act ... Procrustes cites Cicero 

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    Saturday
    Jun272015

    Struggle Street

    Judge Sandy Street is belted around the field by the Full Federal Court in two important appeals that rejected his judicial method ... Judge called upon to slow down the rate of knocking-out migration and refugee cases at the first court date ... Federal Circuit Court swamped ... Judges' associate Ginger Snatch reports courtside 

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