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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 ... 


Justinian Columnists

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 ... 


 

 

Justinian's Bloggers

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 ... 


     

    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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