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Hypocrite alert ... Young Christian sacked by employer because she was a NO voter ... SSM ... Andrew Bolt, never the sharpest tool in the shed, makes a mess of his free speech credentials ... Subeta Vimalarajah on inconsistent anti-discrimination laws ... Read more ... 


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Fresh miseries from Dutton ... New Migration Act amendments ... Strip searching detainees in immigration detention ... Prohibited "things" ... Use of dogs to search detainees ... Peach Melba files ... Read more ... 

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    "[Victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests] volunteered that they felt at peace with themselves after being listened to by Peter O'Callaghan. As Commissioner, Peter achieved a unique thing – in [Václav] Havel's words he helped countless people 'orient their spirit' and gave them the certainty that their lives made sense Peter gave them hope just as it is described by Havel."

    Former High Court judge Susan Crennan at the unveiling of the portrait of Melbourne barrister Peter O'Callagan QC who ran Archbishop Pell's Melbourne Response to sexual abuse by priests. The Royal Commission reported that he failed to report criminal offences to the police. September 26, 2017 ... Read more ... 


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    Justinian Featurettes

    Anonymous campaign against Barry Dangerous ... Restlessness among the senior prefects of the NSW Law Soc ... New junior vice sworn-in ... Councillors stirring against senior vice with strange memo in circulation ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Whitelocke on Lawmanship ... Beguiling pastiche of barristerial posturing ... The importance of looking the part ... The Velvet Salamander transforms into the Silver Canetoad ... James Hutton reviews Bullstrode Whitelocke’s essential text for advocates ... From Justinian's archive, July 13, 2010 ... Read more ... 


     

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    Friday
    Jul282017

    Euthanasia's slippery slopes

    Victorian legislation on voluntary assisted dying ... Bundle of safeguards to appease opponents ... How the religious right holds back the popular will ... Tight conscience vote expected ... Earning "Action Points" from Father Lyle and the ACL ... Madeline White reports from the front line 

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    Thursday
    Jul272017

    RIP Rofe

    David Rofe QC ... A complex life ... Mother in sharkskin ... Cases and right wing causes ... Bar room insults ... Lofty correspondence ... Decay and despair 

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    Tuesday
    Jul252017

    The taxonomy of professional misconduct

    Those wretched BASs ... A barrister drowning in tax, tax and more tax ... Drinking ... Health issues ... General disorganisation ... The full nine yards ... Peta Leigh reports 

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    Monday
    Jul242017

    Are you being served?

    Barely Legal's part-time job in retail ... The humiliation of a top law student having to wear a uniform and a name tag ... How to work on a Torts essay while serving customers ... The pleasure of being sacked 

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    Friday
    Jul212017

    No Paris hat for these Harris pats

    (Apologies to Cole Porter) ... Leverhulme assembles the data to try and make sense of Rolf Harris's criminal trials ... Three trials ... Guilty of 12 indecent assaults ... 5 years, 9 months in pokey ... Lengthy jury deliberations ... London Calling 

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    Friday
    Jul212017

    Falling foul of the junta

    Top appeals judge in Thailand fails anticipated elevation to the country's number one judicial position ... Drug cases and anti-corruption decisions thwarted his career path ...  From Alex Mitchell in Bangkok 

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    Thursday
    Jul202017

    Arthur Moses

    The boy from the wild west of Sydney climbs to the top limbs of the barristers' tree ... Arthur Moses on the couch ... President of the NSW bar and treasurer of the Law Council of Australia ... Big agenda items ... Long lists of projects ... Run, run, run 

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    Thursday
    Jul202017

    Eyes Right

    Procrustes reviews what's going on with the Right ... Starting with a Dobell exhibition near Healesville ... Yesterday's values ... The Joshua Smith case ... Mrs McNamara and the Road Traffic Authority ... Community Legal Centres and advocacy litigation ... Finally, fetching-up with John Cameron and Scott Ludlam 

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    Tuesday
    Jul182017

    Horse talk

    Yarraside Barrister's reputation repaired with award of aggravated damages against The Age ... Defamatory articles lingered on the internet ... Serious award for seriously hurt feelings 

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