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Murder most foul ... Kathleen Folbigg ... Keli Lane ... Tim Anderson ... Gordon Wood ... Convictions and quashes ... Prisoners walk free ... Speculations and winning ways ... The line that is crossed ... Prosecutorial controversies ... A special report ... Read more ... 


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Law of the tribe ... Former USyd law dean champions Indigenous law degree in Canada ... Juris indigenarum doctor ... Australian law schools yet to embrace the opportunity ... Asking tough questions about Indigenous legal orders ... Corporate support ... Nick Bonyhady talks with Jeremy Webber ... Read more ... 


 

 

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Encryption legislation is "fatally flawed" ... The government's proposed law to unscramble encrypted communications ... Threats to confidential sources ... A new invasion of privacy ... Cybersecurity undermined ... Nick Bonyhady reports ... Read more ... 

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    "It appears that, of the very large number of motions on which my office's views are routinely sought, this one was not escalated to me because it was interpreted in my office as a motion opposing racism. The associations of the language were not picked up. Had it been raised directly with me those issues would have been identified."  

    Attorney General Christian Porter after tweeting that the Senate motion, "It's OK to be white", confirms that the "government deplores racism". October 16, 2018 ... Read more flatulence ... 


    For the latest developments in media law … www.glj.com.au 


    Justinian Featurettes

    The Chaser's Julian Morrow gets serious on Justinian's Couch ... An escapee from the law who came into our lives as a comedian and satirist ... The joys of employment law could not hold him ... Now the master of ceremonies at Continuing Professional Development Under the Influence ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Capital offences ... Fabulous Phil Ruddock works his magic on the family law amendments ... The next Lord Haw Haw is probably lurking in the ranks of the press gallery ... Bunter Downer lays the ground for a few more executions of Australians by our friendly neighbours ... Polly Peck reports ... From Justinian's archive, December 12, 2005 ... Read more ... 


     

    Friday
    Aug102018

    Life of Clive

    Clive Evatt leader of the defamation bar - RIP ... Passionate about plaintiffs, yet gave significant leg-ups to defendants ... Charming, wily and unrelenting ... The Evatt business model ... Dubious clients and desperate cases ... A big life beyond the law ... Thoughts from colleagues and opponents 

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    Thursday
    Aug092018

    Our Man in Washington

    Sleaze and corruption at the centre of US government ... Functioning democracy under threat ... Presidential pardons ... Voter purges ... International law of no consequence to Brett Kavanaugh ... Roger Fitch reports 

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    Tuesday
    Aug072018

    Getting Swift, one law firm at a time

    Law shop bogged in class action fiasco ... Communicating with the forbidden fruit ... Correspondence that was "apt to mislead" ... Punished with indemnity costs ... Call for a rehearing with a different judge ... Nick Bonyhady reports from the Federal Court 

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    Friday
    Aug032018

    Lionel Murphy and Freehills' costs

    How the government in 1986 paid Freehills $200,000 towards Justice Lionel Murphy's costs of two criminal trials ... Freehills had undertaken the work for Murphy on a no-charges basis, while leaving open the prospect of seeking a contribution from the government ... Freehills advises Murphy not to change lawyers ... Counsels' fees and disbursements ... Departmental heads sought to cap the payment ... Cabinet agrees to a costs payment of $420,473 ... From Stephen Murray at the National Archives 

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    Friday
    Jul272018

    Hospital bulletin

    Former High Court judge has serious surgery ... CPA man takes interim helm at LIV ... Law librarians throw the book at LexisNexis ... Retired ACT judge still producing judgments ... Meet the Porters ... Goings On with Theodora 

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    Tuesday
    Jul242018

    Trumpism hits the law of contract 

    Blustering letters from the other side ... Ramped-up outrage ... No more yelling "snap" ... Sacrosanct clause in contract written by PR people ... Irrelevant aspirations ... Dorothy rapped on the knuckles 

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    Tuesday
    Jul242018

    Too much heat

    London Calling ... It's hot and water is scarce ... Still the crowds came out to protest against Trump and his "manners" ... Mel Brooks, 92, arrives and talks about Marty Feldman ... Leverhulme reports 

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    Monday
    Jul232018

    Rupert's Bootle Boy

    Peter Lyons in The Dart reviews Les Hinton's The Bootle Boy ... Journalism, ruthless Rupert, hacking, politics & human frailty ... From Liverpool, to Adelaide, to New York, to London ... Globe trotting insider who clung to the boss 

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    Monday
    Jul232018

    The lawyer as wine tourist

    Wine man Gabriel Wendler visits the extraordinary Thomas Hardy Wine Library in Adelaide and d'Arenberg's Cube at McLaren Vale ... One of the great wine book collections in the world, while The Cube makes a big impact on the Southern Vales 

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