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For whom the Bell tolls ... A long time ago in a city far away, Alan Bond built an empire based on borrowed money ... Bell Group litigation still keeping an army of lawyers well fed in the top paddock ... History of a corporate calamity and a lawyers' bonanza ... 19 years later where are we? ... Read more ... 


 

 

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Adelaide's QC rupture ... South Australian bar and CJ at loggerheads on new queenies ... Judges opposed to appointment of new QCs ... Adoption of the Victorian model ... Court likely not to participate in the selection process ... "Political silks" ... Read more ... 

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    "That seems to be the only thing that drives them. Getting hold of power, to wield it." 

    Prime Minister Scott Morrison on the Labor Party. March 4, 2019 ... Read more flatulence ... 


    Justinian Featurettes

    Too much mush ... James Baldwin doused in a layer of syrup ... US justice ... Where's Atticus Finch when you need him? ... Black lives, white injustice ... Miss Lumière reviews If Beale Street Could Talk ... Read more ... 


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    Justinian's archive

    Heart of the bar ... News from the Street of Shame ... Deutschland marshalling forces ... The Sevens rub tummies ... Eating and talking ... Interviews with Queens' Counsel ... Advocacy skills require being in many courts at once ... From Justinian's archive, September 2014 ... Read more ... 


     

     

    Monday
    Dec102018

    Rethinking the delivery of law

    Justice Project largely overlooked by the media ... A legal system in need of change at every level ... LCA report urges a "holistic", multi-disciplinary approach ... Identifying potential legal problems before they take hold ... Justice Impact Tests ... Peach Melba on the case 

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    Friday
    Dec072018

    You feeling safe now, punk?

    Decrypring the encryptions ... Christmas spree of paedophiles and terrorists thwarted (not quite) ... Requests and notices ... Anti-corruption commissions removed from the scheme ... New legislation back for further tweaking in the New Year ... Oversight missing in inaction ... International ramifications ... Janek Drevikovsky reports 

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    Thursday
    Dec062018

    Letter from the Court of St James's

    Update from Australia House ... HE George Brandis sends Christmas greetings from The Strand ... Marvellous party ... 100th birthday for Australia House ... Bronze bust to be commissioned of HE ... London Diary ... And more 

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    Tuesday
    Dec042018

    Up the back of the court

    Missing the crucial second step on the apprehended bias test ... Recusal application dismissed ... Brief thought judge was looking after the other side ... The judge found no such thing ... Janek Drevikovsky reports 

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    Friday
    Nov302018

    Theodora reports

    Vale Clockface Gunson ... Heavy duty functions organiser at the SA Bar ... ALRC moves to Brisneyland ... Game on for family court restructure ... Hungry Yarraside silks ... Federal Court footnote 

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    Tuesday
    Nov272018

    Duckling with sweet green peas

    The Alstons - Richard and Philip ... Human Rights Alston and Nasty Party Alston ... How do families breed them? ... Poverty and wealth distribution in the West ... Government policies create society's permanent sub-class ... And Jolly John Kerr's letters to the Palace ... Procrustes on the King's Two Bodies 

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    Monday
    Nov192018

    Oh, Geoffrey

    Rushing About Part One ... First in the trilogy ... Geoffrey Rush v Daily Telegraph ... Clash of cultures ... What it means for reputation and free speech ... The pandemic of "inappropriate touching" ... The Telegraph story and the meanings extracted by Rush lawyers ... The case for the newspaper 

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    Monday
    Nov192018

    Oh, sweetheart

    Rushing About Part Two ... Geoffrey Rush v Daily Telegraph ... The trial ... The touch ... The theatre of reputation ... Which breast? ... Lies and "disgusting lies" ... Complainant, a brave and impressive witness in the face of "florid and extravagant" cross-examination ... A telling email about reputation ... Scrumptious and Yummy  

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    Monday
    Nov192018

    Oh, Wigney

    Rushing About Part Three ... Geoffrey Rush v Daily Telegraph ... The #MeSue movement ... Truth - get thee behind me ... Responsible, public interest journalism a lost cause ... Australia - a free press backwater ... Is the Federal Court up to the task? 

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