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The Minus wars ... Struggle by the Australian Bar Association to keep its name to itself ... Barrister's business used a similar name ... Attempt to make barristers' service more accessible ... Long and tiring litigation ... Read more ... 


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Keeping the government safe ... Collaery prosecution ... Whistleblowing conspiracy ... Fallout from Australia's Timor Leste bugging spree ... Woodside and Alexander Downer ... Selective prosecution policy ... Canberra's long, slow dance with duplicity ... Read more ... 


 

 

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Uber disruption ... Unfairness of the Fairness Fund ... Ombudsman reports on administration of the taxi compensation scheme ... Rank problems revealed ... Economic difficulties facing owners and drivers ... Peach Melba's blog  ... Read more ... 

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    "I would also encourage any member with an interest in this case to be conscious of the fact that the priority must be to allow judicial processes to be conducted without commentary which could impact on the fairness and regularity of those proceedings." 

    Attorney General Christian Porter trying to hold back the tsumani of commentary about his decision to allow the prosecution of lawyer Bernard Collaery and Witness K. June 28, 2018 ... Read more flatulence ... 


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


    Justinian Featurettes

    Lorenzo Street's passing out parade ... Street the Stockman ... The shirt of flies ... Platypus Junction ... Street the charmer ... Friend of the press ... A legacy in law and love ... The sea and the bush ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Sydney lawyers and TINS ... Barry Lane tracks in exquisite detail the Kala Subramaniam case, which should have sounded a warning bell for The Mensch ... Alas ... From Justinian's archive, March 31, 2009 ... Read more ... 


     

    Tuesday
    Feb162016

    The rain never stops

    Top US law firm partners now billing at $US1,500 an hour, plus ... "Colourful" DLA Piper partner says, "We just raise them every year" ... The rise and fall of a New York rainmaker ... How many blenders does a lawyer need? 

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    Friday
    Feb122016

    The geese that cooked themselves

    Cunneen's line about the "fake" chest pains unravelling fast ... Slices of phone intercepts leaked to the media contradict NSW senior crown prosecutor ... Attempt to delay Sophia Tilley's blood test after car accident ... Desperate calls to block the release of the tapes ... Levine's report and News Corp campaign looking dreadfully unwell ... The story that keeps on giving 

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    Friday
    Feb122016

    Migratory thoughts

    While the High Court was tangling with M68's case, JD student Barely Legal was hearing submissions from fellow undergrads on the inner meaning of the Migration Act ... Justice v Law ... Purposive v Literal ... Denning v French ... Politics and law 

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    Monday
    Feb082016

    To market, to market, to buy a fat pig

    The sharemarket fizzle of Slater & Gordon and Shine ... Finding a better ambulance to chase ... What went wrong and why was it allowed to happen? ... Geoffrey Nettle the latest to express concern with the listed law firm model 

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    Tuesday
    Feb022016

    The minimalist republic 

    The Republic ... The white-out way to change the Constitution ... Replace "Governor General" with "President" 46 times ... The importance of sticking with the Westminister system, not the Presidential model ... Traps and pitfalls in re-running the quest for a titular and executive Australian head of state ... Lawyer Bruce Donald on the case 

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    Tuesday
    Feb022016

    Statistical justice

    Productivity Commission crunches the numbers on the efficiency of Australian courts ... Clearance rates ... Number of judges required to finalise cases ... Cost per finalisation ... Court fees ... State, Territory and Commonwealth Courts ... Chris Orchard sorts the stats 

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    Monday
    Feb012016

    Nettle's Best - a stout performer

    Yarraside judge's wedding toasted in dark beverage reserved "for mature gentlemen" ... Controversy over CJ's bill leads to defections from the International Tribunal for Natural Justice ... NSW's QC campaign dead as a dodo ... Latest performance indicators for courts from the Productivity Commission 

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    Saturday
    Jan302016

    Jane Sanders

    From poolside in Penang Jane Sanders pays tribute to her hairdresser ... The principal solicitor at Sydney's Shopfront youth legal centre climbs onto the couch to talk about her regrets and triumphs 

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    Friday
    Jan292016

    Movements at The Map

    Disco Dave quits the Supremes so as to get more time on the dance floor ... Local bookie gives odds for the field of possible replacements ... Top family law man spanked by the bureau for muddling his dates ... The Map of Tasmania 

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