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    "It is a total vistory for Julian Assange ... He is free to leave the embassy whenever he wants." 

    Per Samuelsson, lawyer for Julian Assange, following the dropping of a rape investigation by Swedish prosecutors. The Financial Times, May 21, 1017 ... Read more ... 


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    Justinian's archive

    Defamation and other misadventures ... So sexy, said the actress of the Chief Justice ... Daphnis dunks women in hot water ... Another (male) judge frocks-up ... Inside Madge's mouth ... Stephen Archer defamed ... David Levine strangles more English ... Justice Dean Mildren "the idiot" ... From Justinian's archive, April 22, 2004 ... Read more ... 


     

    Tuesday
    Feb212017

    Tales of the South Pacific

    Enjoying a Slice of Samoa ... Fees burnt in Cauldron blaze ...  "Don't hesitate - litigate" ... More prosecutors take to the bench  

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    Sunday
    Feb192017

    The journalistic career of Michael Bradley

    Busy managing partner pumps out the commentary in a prolific stream of articles ... While many journalists are desperate to get into law we find a lawyer who's bursting to write 

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    Thursday
    Feb162017

    Say nothing

    Supreme Court's broad restraining order against Amber Harrison ... Rest of the media threatened by Channel 7 with dire consequences if they report any of Amber's comments, even nice ones ... Media company specialising in skewering victims and broadcasting salacious exposés now demands a cone of silence 

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    Wednesday
    Feb152017

    Keeping in touch with Madge

    Solicitor sends letters to the magistrate hearing his case ... Other side not copied in ... Professional misconduct ... Coming close to an intentional breach of the rules ... Deliberate v reckless ... Matters of substance ... VCAT examines mental state of an experienced solicitor 

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    Tuesday
    Feb142017

    Will Alstergren

    Will Alstergren QC - the crowned head of the nation's briefs ... A Norwegian with milk in the refrigerator ... Who does the president of the Australian Bar Association fear and admire? ... On the Couch with a surfing barrister 

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    Monday
    Feb132017

    Besmirching the judges

    Trump whips-up furore against the judiciary ... Where does that leave Neil Gorsuch? ... Plenty of reasons this nominee should decline the invitation to join SCOTUS ... On the horns of a dilemma ... Pillsbury Flom comments 

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    Saturday
    Feb112017

    Peter Dutton v Lord Atkin

    Claims that executive decisions are beyond review ... Immigrants at the hands of Trump and Dutton ... National security and strife ... Lord Atkin in a House of Lords decision 76 years ago showed the way ... A barrister explains 

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    Friday
    Feb102017

    "Every Little Breeze ..."

    Clarrie Briese, former chief magistrate of NSW, granted access to senate documents ... One of Lionel Murphy's main accusers to tell his story ... "And now, what about my little mate?" ... The saga that keeps on giving 

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    Tuesday
    Feb072017

    Veritas in trouble

    The Future of News - Journalism in a Post-Truth Era ... Big chinwag at Harvard with luminaries from the print and online worlds ... Truth now out-of-fashion ... Journos grapple with what's next ... No immediate solutions ... Hannah Ryan's Letter from Cambridge 

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