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The journalistic career of Michael Bradley ... Busy managing partner pumps out the commentary in a prolific stream of articles ... While many journalists are desperate to get into law we find a lawyer who's bursting to write ... Read more ... 



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Veritas in trouble ... The Future of News - Journalism in a Post-Truth Era ... Big chinwag at Harvard with luminaries from the print and online worlds ... Truth now out-of-fashion ... Journos grapple with what's next ... No immediate solutions ... Hannah Ryan's Letter from Cambridge ... Read more ... 

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    Kerry Stokes, chairman of Seven West Media, supporting chief executive Tim Worner, at the half-year results where a 91 percent drop in profits was announced. February 15, 2017 ... READ MORE >>


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    Justinian Featurettes

    Week@TheKnees ... February 21 to February 27 ... Brandis may have misled parliament on Bell scandal ... The Department of Bullies dooms asylum seekers' applications to failure ... Child sex offenders still receive financial assistance from the Catholic Church ... Ditch coal, Australia should export rule of law, says Warren CJ ... No culture problem at Seven West Media? ... Fair Work Commission finds not all burgers were created equal ... Compiled by Sohini Mehta ... Read more ... 


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    Snake oil regulation ... Lawyer advertising … Self-regulation keeps the lean and hungry lawyers at bay and controls the snake oil salesmen … Ad hocery galore … Why should the industry trade unions decide what lawyers can spruik? ... Brydens (when winning is everything) takes on the regulators … Tulkinghorn goes to town ... From Justinian's archive, July 2010 ... Read more ... 


     

     

    Friday
    Dec092016

    ICLR cuts out the middleman

    English Law Reports removed from LexisNexis and Thomson Reuters in Australia and NZ ... Daniel Hoadley from the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting explains why 

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    Thursday
    Dec082016

    Bar work

    A new era as barristers stump-up the funds for litigation ... Traditional relationship with solicitors turned on its head ... Bleak times prompt changed behaviour ... Turf wars  

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    Tuesday
    Dec062016

    Brain softened Americana

    Draining the swamp, and filling it up again ... The dark characters who will occupy President Trump's cabinet of deplorables ... Conflicts galore ... Foxes guarding the henhouse ... Roger Fitch files from Washington on the state of the union 

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    Friday
    Dec022016

    The High Court of Queensland

    Quo vadis Soapy Brandis? ... Eleven names scratched by CJ from Queensland silks list ... Prosecutors dominate NSW Dizzo appointments ... Farewell to Equity Queen 

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    Thursday
    Dec012016

    Belling Brandis

    Brandis in strife again ... Caught up in post-truth politics ... The solicitor general did the AG a favour ... Timeline that shows how Soapy weaved and wavered before protecting "the interests of the Commonwealth" ... New senate inquiry to probe pork-pies  

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    Monday
    Nov282016

    The Trials of Justice Murphy

    Launch of Stephen Walmsley's book The Trials of Justice Murphy ... Legal and political history ... Mixed crowd from the law, journalism and literature receive David Marr's speech in frosty silence ... Despite the jury verdict, the question remains, why did Lionel do it? ... Marr's launch speech, unexpurgated 

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    Friday
    Nov252016

    A conspiracy of the underbelly 

    ICAC's Megan Latham is in the pantheon of heroes who have been under fire from governments for doing their jobs too well and too independently ... She joins Justin Gleeson and Gillian Triggs in the heroes' mausoleum ... Responses from various sources to the Baird government's scuttling of ICAC's inquisitorial process ... And, while we're at it, where are the Cunneen tapes? 

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    Friday
    Nov252016

    Struck-off, struck-on

    Guns and child porn see SA criminal lawyer banished ... Litany of professional breaches ... Plus, solicitor who didn't pass on barrister's fees struck off the jam roll by tribunal ... The Court of Appeal smiled kindly and put him back on ... Naaman Zhou reports 

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    Thursday
    Nov242016

    What a relief

    Garbo held on for an hour-and-a-half before doing wee-wee in a Melbourne laneway ... Council plod nabs bin-man while passing water ... Garbage contractor worried about reputation ... Is street-side relief grounds for dismissal? ... Fair Work Commission to the rescue ... Justin Pen unbuttons the story 

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