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Rhodes scholars ... A gaggle of judges invade Rhodes ... The significance of Hellenism to contemporary legal issues ... Personal injury and audio-visual technology ... SA barristers stamping their tiny feet for QC gongs ... Murray Darling royal commission running out of water ... Procrustes files ... Read more ... 


 

 

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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 ... Read more ... 

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    "What we are attempting to achieve here is not the abolition of any court, but the merging of two courts ... so we can get the best practice consistently applied to all family law matters ..."

    Attorney General Christian Porter on his federal courts reform, which will see an end to the Family Court of Australia and a Federal Circuit Court approach to all family law cases. The Australian, August 17, 2018 ... Read more flatulence ... 


    Justinian Featurettes

    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 ... Thoughts from colleagues and opponents ... Read more ... 


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    Justinian's archive

    Delirious news for lawyers and the hoi polloi ... Evan Whitton ... The first step for the Academy of Law is to uncover why lawyers are doomed to be unloved ... A missing staple comes as a reminder that process trumps truth ... From Justinian's archive, July 16, 2007 ... Read more ... 


     

    Tuesday
    Aug042015

    Nothing unnatural going on here

    Public hearing into the conduct of Judge Garry Neilson wraps-up ... Conduct Division of the Judicial Commission now weighing the various "punishments" ... Reeducation camp, no more sex cases,  private spanking with a wet lettuce leaf ... Emily Meller reports 

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    Monday
    Aug032015

    Judge caught in society's taboos

    NSW Judicial Commission examines conduct of District Court judge Garry Neilson ... "Mortified" that his words have been unhappily interpreted ... Putting homosexuality in the same category as incest ... The eugenics approach to criminal law ... Emily Meller reporting courtside 

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    Monday
    Aug032015

    Wonders of the law

    Case note roundup ... English High Court judge goes overboard about his missing luggage ... British Airways in the frame ... No amount of money too small for a contest of great minds ... Immunity of judges and court officers trumps free speech ... Ginger Snatch reporting  

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    Friday
    Jul312015

    Southwood Ho

    The Stella Maris fallout continues ... NT Supremo says there's no apprehended bias in his hearing a costs case where his wife has been privy to details of the defendant's evidence and strategy ... Judge insists his wife is detached ... Lay observer would not think a married couple would talk about matters in dereliction of their obligations 

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    Tuesday
    Jul282015

    Clutz required to do the splits

    Split trial for Dale v Clayton Utz ... Former partner suing firm for breach of contract ... Yarraside Appeals says Chris Dale has privilege against self-incrimination ... Kate Lilly on the case 

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    Monday
    Jul272015

    The bold and the bashful

    Unveiling Unrobed ... New baby barrister blogs for Justinian ... Fresh faced shockers ... Diamond sugar daddy on the prowl 

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    Sunday
    Jul262015

    Court fees and the diversity impact

    Wimmin enraged by prominent men ... UK government wants to crank another £48 million out of court fees ... British Labor Party reverts to old ways ... Leverhulme's London Calling 

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    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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