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Judge shoots a few people on his way out the door ... Justice Peter Murphy says farewell to the Family Court ... An incendiary valedictory speech ... Barbed comments about political appointments to the bench ... Two Wigs Willy and Pascoe "should hang their heads in shame" ... Read more ... 


Justinian Columnists

For whom the Bell tolls ... A long time ago in a city far away, Alan Bond built an empire based on borrowed money ... Bell Group litigation still keeping an army of lawyers well fed in the top paddock ... History of a corporate calamity and a lawyers' bonanza ... 19 years later where are we? ... Read more ... 


 

 

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Adelaide's QC rupture ... South Australian bar and CJ at loggerheads on new queenies ... Judges opposed to appointment of new QCs ... Adoption of the Victorian model ... Court likely not to participate in the selection process ... "Political silks" ... Read more ... 

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    "The worst hate speech I've heard recently is Richard Di Natale ... He's incited violence against the likes of Andrew Bolt and Milo Yiannopoulos. I class him as an entertainer, why everyone takes him seriously ..." 

    Teena McQueen, federal vice-president of the Liberal Party. Q&A, ABC TV, March 25, 2019 ... Read more flatulence ... 


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


    Justinian Featurettes

    Too much mush ... James Baldwin doused in a layer of syrup ... US justice ... Where's Atticus Finch when you need him? ... Black lives, white injustice ... Miss Lumière reviews If Beale Street Could Talk ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Heart of the bar ... News from the Street of Shame ... Deutschland marshalling forces ... The Sevens rub tummies ... Eating and talking ... Interviews with Queens' Counsel ... Advocacy skills require being in many courts at once ... From Justinian's archive, September 2014 ... Read more ... 


     

     

    Friday
    Nov302018

    Theodora reports

    Vale Clockface Gunson ... Heavy duty functions organiser at the SA Bar ... ALRC moves to Brisneyland ... Game on for family court restructure ... Hungry Yarraside silks ... Federal Court footnote 

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    Tuesday
    Nov272018

    Duckling with sweet green peas

    The Alstons - Richard and Philip ... Human Rights Alston and Nasty Party Alston ... How do families breed them? ... Poverty and wealth distribution in the West ... Government policies create society's permanent sub-class ... And Jolly John Kerr's letters to the Palace ... Procrustes on the King's Two Bodies 

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    Monday
    Nov192018

    Oh, Geoffrey

    Rushing About Part One ... First in the trilogy ... Geoffrey Rush v Daily Telegraph ... Clash of cultures ... What it means for reputation and free speech ... The pandemic of "inappropriate touching" ... The Telegraph story and the meanings extracted by Rush lawyers ... The case for the newspaper 

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    Monday
    Nov192018

    Oh, sweetheart

    Rushing About Part Two ... Geoffrey Rush v Daily Telegraph ... The trial ... The touch ... The theatre of reputation ... Which breast? ... Lies and "disgusting lies" ... Complainant, a brave and impressive witness in the face of "florid and extravagant" cross-examination ... A telling email about reputation ... Scrumptious and Yummy  

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    Monday
    Nov192018

    Oh, Wigney

    Rushing About Part Three ... Geoffrey Rush v Daily Telegraph ... The #MeSue movement ... Truth - get thee behind me ... Responsible, public interest journalism a lost cause ... Australia - a free press backwater ... Is the Federal Court up to the task? 

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    Tuesday
    Nov132018

    Race based vote gutting

    Post mid-terms ... Trump toady takes over as AG ... Voter suppression in overdrive ... Racial tone to election rigging ... Roberts court heads off the "danger" of non-white voting ... Trump's election stunts ... From Roger Fitch ... Our Man in Washington 

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    Monday
    Nov122018

    The grovel that dare not speak its name

    Going beyond the call of duty for the Obeids ... Prominent barrister birched by the bar council over conduct during the Obeids' action against ICAC ... Lack of contrition ... Tight lipped apology ... Operation Jasper and coal exploration corruption 

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    Monday
    Nov052018

    Murder most foul

    Kathleen Folbigg ... Keli Lane ... Tim Anderson ... Gordon Wood ... Convictions and quashes ... Prisoners walk free ... Speculations and winning ways ... The line that is crossed ... Where is the line? ... Prosecutorial controversies ... A special report 

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    Monday
    Nov052018

    Law of the tribe

    Former USyd law dean champions Indigenous law degree in Canada ... Juris indigenarum doctor ... Building trust over time ... Australian law schools yet to embrace the opportunity ... Asking tough questions about Indigenous legal orders ... Corporate support ... Nick Bonyhady talks with Jeremy Webber  

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