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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 ... 


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    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
    Apr262018

    Amazing scenes

    Amid the figs and prosciutto Three Wigs Willy takes the judicial oath at Beppis ... Big shot barristers and law firm partners in octopus mode as their tentacles lurch towards unsuspecting victims ... The #AboutTime movement ... Goings On with Theodora 

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    Tuesday
    Apr242018

    You wanna bet?

    Gambling barrister from Victoria breaches conditions of his ticket and is put off the track for two years and four months ... Queensland solicitor who bribed a minister deemed to be indelibly unfit ... Kishor Napier-Raman reporting trackside 

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    Monday
    Apr232018

    Coronial turf war

    Chronic delays in the coroners' jurisdiction due to political neglect ... Selection committee split over appointment of NSW State Coroner ... Experienced hands overlooked ... Need for a separate, independent coroners court 

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    Tuesday
    Apr172018

    Judgment agony at the ACT Supremes

    Prolonging Roughshagger's last stand ... Written submission goes missing ... Costs judgment withdrawn ... Plaintiff in limbo ... Dilatory ex-judges enjoy statutory indulgence ... Artemus Jones reports 

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    Tuesday
    Apr172018

    A watchdog that barks and bites

    Former appellate judges assist the cause for a national integrity commission ... The evidence is mounting and the public support swelling ... The Coalition will be dragged kicking and squealing to this policy prescription ... Public hearings crucial ... Details of the framework ... Richard Ackland reports 

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    Friday
    Apr132018

    Queensland's all-too-slow human rights movement

    Nick Bonyhady reports on what has happened to the proposed charter of human rights for banana-benders ... A Labor government promise that is slow to materialise ... Contention around what model to adopt ... The next election will have arrived before the new law has properly taken effect 

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    Thursday
    Apr122018

    New coroner crowned

    Reshuffle ... Leading magistrate, pan rattler and former copper becomes NSW State Coroner following former Coroner's shift to Ombudsman ... More money for new Madges ... Alex Mitchell has the details 

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    Monday
    Apr092018

    The quality of mercy knows no limits

    Timbo Carmody rejects application to strike-off solicitor who fraudulently inflated timesheets ... Still "an ethical member" of the profession ... "Status seeking" solicitor's "safety switch" is back-on ... Plus, Melbourne solicitor off the jam roll ... No prospect of rehabilitation ... Nick Bonyhady courtside 

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    Friday
    Apr062018

    Sydney law factory ramps-up production

    University of Sydney opens the gates to more law students than ever ... Fifty percent greater than the rate of enrolment in previous years ... More places were also opened to transfer students ... Unsustainable pressure ... Not enough teaching staff or facilities ... Fiddling the ATAR ... Nick Bonyhady's tribute to the former registrar Tyrone Carlin 

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