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Northern Ireland, Australia's socially nervous cousin ... Leverhulme catches-up with Belfast lawyer Ciaran Moynagh ... Fighting the fight for minorities in Northern Ireland ... On the front line of the struggle for marriage equality ... Echoes of Australia ... Read more ... 



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    "Like most, I have tried to be there for friends and family who are gay."  

    Former prime minister Tony Abbott, leading anti-marriage equality campaigner. Fairfax Media, September 13, 2017 ... Read more ... 


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    Justinian Featurettes

    The High Court walks down the aisle on postal appropriation ... The High Court hearings on the same-sex marriage postal survey ... The subjective state of Mathias Cormann's mind comes under the microscope ... Whether the advance to the finance minister was "urgent" and "unforeseen" ... Plaintiffs' and Commonwealth's arguments reviewed by Scott Young ... Read more ... 


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    Who killed Dr Kelly? ... Clarence Darrow and the vanishing art of advocacy … Doctors convinced David Kelly was murdered … Alex Mitchell files from what’s left of Fleet Street ... From Justinian's archive, July 20, 2009 ... Read more ... 


     

    Friday
    Jul212017

    Falling foul of the junta

    Top appeals judge in Thailand fails anticipated elevation to the country's number one judicial position ... Drug cases and anti-corruption decisions thwarted his career path ...  From Alex Mitchell in Bangkok 

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    Thursday
    Jul202017

    Arthur Moses

    The boy from the wild west of Sydney climbs to the top limbs of the barristers' tree ... Arthur Moses on the couch ... President of the NSW bar and treasurer of the Law Council of Australia ... Big agenda items ... Long lists of projects ... Run, run, run 

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    Thursday
    Jul202017

    Eyes Right

    Procrustes reviews what's going on with the Right ... Starting with a Dobell exhibition near Healesville ... Yesterday's values ... The Joshua Smith case ... Mrs McNamara and the Road Traffic Authority ... Community Legal Centres and advocacy litigation ... Finally, fetching-up with John Cameron and Scott Ludlam 

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    Tuesday
    Jul182017

    Horse talk

    Yarraside Barrister's reputation repaired with award of aggravated damages against The Age ... Defamatory articles lingered on the internet ... Serious award for seriously hurt feelings 

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    Monday
    Jul172017

    Moulds remain unbroken

    The diversity mirage for clerkship applicants ... The second round interview is more akin to social vetting ... An applicant's "likeability" is the key ... Our Student-at-Large complains about the charisma quotient 

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    Saturday
    Jul152017

    Top End law

    Slap on the wrist for Darwin lawyer of "exemplary character" ... Guilty plea to cocaine bust ... Stellar references ... Great sporting ability ... Subeta Vimalarajah courtside 

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    Saturday
    Jul152017

    New game of thrones

    Allens says the NSW Law Society is on firm ground in moving to dump a member of its executive ... Demand for procedural fairness ... Motion to sack on hold until injunction resolved 

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    Tuesday
    Jul112017

    Open and shut justice

    Keeping the profession in good repute by covering-up the names of lawyers in disciplinary proceedings ... SA judge goes through the balancing act of deciding what's best - redaction or open justice ... Redaction wins 

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    Tuesday
    Jul112017

    Costs immunity for court's little helper

    Prez of the Qld CA explains the history of barristers, their admissions, the role of the court in the functions of the profession ... From pleaders, narrators, attorneys, benchers, serjeants-at-law, inns of court ... 800 years compressed into a blistering 46 paragraphs ... It's all about an application for costs ... Subeta Vimalarajah reporting 

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