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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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    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 ... 


     

    Friday
    Jul242015

    Those hazy, crazy days at law school

    Bronwyn Bishop - law student ... Conflicting explanations for academic lapses ... Unfortunate details about failed subjects from David Leser's biography,  A Woman in Pursuit of Power 

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    Thursday
    Jul232015

    Bell that cat

    Real estate news - Bell sells ... Recycling the College of Law and old Sydney law buildings ... Bookwork - law librarian movements ... Celebrity report - more news about Charles Waterstreet  

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    Tuesday
    Jul212015

    Nothing turgid here

    Much to lean from a Canadian judge whose work sparkles ... Litigants and witnesses mercilessly sprayed in delicious asides ... We should have more of it 

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    Sunday
    Jul192015

    Immunisation under review

    Trouble with the advocates' immunity - where does it start and stop? ... Do a series of faulty statements of claim attract the immunity? ... Full Feds to the rescue ... Emilie Lentz reports 

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    Sunday
    Jul192015

    Lame excuse for misappropriation 

    Siphoning a miserable $12,000 from a property settlement sees a solicitor prised off the jam roll ... Implausible explanation for misappropriation ... Emilie Lentz at the Hellfire Club 

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    Friday
    Jul172015

    Crimes and misdemeanours

    Latest from the US Supremes ... Citizens United splits a seam ... Trade agreements and sidelining judicial oversight ... Leveraging the "no fly" list ... Terrorism prosecutions and the First Amendment ... From Our Man in Washington, Roger Fitch 

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    Thursday
    Jul162015

    Memory problems

    Solicitor back in the game after an impressive history of offending and carelessness with revealing his gory details to the admission authorities ... No such luck for a dissembling NZ lawyer seeking admission to the NSW bar n' grill ... Compare and contrast 

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    Tuesday
    Jul142015

    Interns - throw off your chains

    An oversupplied market where interns are asked to pay whopping fees to law firms ... When is an intern really an employee? ... Barely Legal embarks on an internship and wrestles with the "work thresholds"  

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    Friday
    Jul102015

    Obeid boyos find their front feet

    Action against ICAC ... Misfeasance in public office ... Claims that ICAC fitted-up the Obeid boys ... Geoffrey Watson SC waved his finger and interrupted 

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