Justinian's news stories

The Minus wars ... Struggle by the Australian Bar Association to keep its name to itself ... Barrister's business used a similar name ... Attempt to make barristers' service more accessible ... Long and tiring litigation ... Read more ... 


Search Justinian
Free Newsletter sign-up
Editor's Choice

 

 

Justinian Columnists

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 ... 


 

 

Justinian's Bloggers

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 ... 

This form does not yet contain any fields.

    "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 ... 


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


    Justinian Featurettes

    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
    Oct292015

    Weasels on the march 

    Law faculty study guides are infested with weasel words and incomprehensible babble ... Law lecturers should fight back ... According to blogger Barely Legal, the law is being attacked by rotten language 

    Read more 

    Tuesday
    Oct272015

    Uglier by the day

    UPDATE ... Increasingly rancid accusations in NSW bar election ... Utterly extraordinary campaign ... Inaccurate claims ... Latest muck from Phillip Street 

    Read more | Subscribe 

    Thursday
    Oct222015

    Idiosyncratic issues

    UPDATE ... NSW bar election bumf flies thick and fast ... Bruce McClintock claims Neutral ticket is breathtakingly hypocritical ... Michelle Painter slaps down knitting club critic ... Paul Menzies wants the return of civil juries ... Jeffrey Phillips insists his ticket is not right wing ... What to believe? 

    Read more | Subscribe

    Wednesday
    Oct212015

    The Roberts court and other mishaps

    Ten turbulent years of the Roberts court ... Gitmo travesties ... Failure of "black site" victims to get remedies ... Stealing votes ... Roger Fitch, Our Man in Washington, reports 

    Read more | Subscribe 

    Monday
    Oct192015

    Fullness and frankness

    Barrister does a bit of work without a ticket ... Forgets just how many jobs were involved ... Tells pork pies to the bar council ... Disgraceful ... Judge claims that practising certificates "protect the public" ... Law graduate strikes Top End admission problem as a result of a copy and paste approach to assignments ... Unintentional plagiarising ... Forgets to be full and frank ... Kate Lilly reports 

    Read more | Subscribe

    Sunday
    Oct182015

    Promises, promises

    UPDATE ... Email meltdown ... NSW briefs besieged with election claims and counter claims ... Tickets advocating "stability" and "neutrality" ... Priceless bauble at stake ... Vote early, vote often ... Roll out the bunting 

    Read more | Subscribe

    Sunday
    Oct182015

    Marksmanship

    Assessing the true academic capacity of law students ... Consequences for professional employment ... Variations in methods of marking ... John Eldridge and Rebecca McEwen examine how best to achieve fairness and consistency 

    Read more 

    Thursday
    Oct152015

    Remembering Andre Simon

    Gabriel Wendler on Andre Simon ... Founder of the Wine and Food Society ... Prolific author on grape related matters ... Champagne aficionado ... Expert witness in wine litigation ... One bottle left in his cellar at time of death 

    Read more 

    Friday
    Sep252015

    Dear barrister - why don't you toss out the toffs at the top?

    NSW bar elections loom and Margaret Cunneen is out of the blocks early with a campaigning missive ... Letter to members attacking bar leaders ... Unheard of politicking ... Council disfunction ... Vote for ME, I share your distress ... Mother Margaret will look after you 

    Read more | Subscribe