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    "... by statutory declaration you can now change your sex. So ... if you like to go into women's lavatories and rape women you can now say I'm a woman." 

    "Professor" David Flint describing the "slippery slope" should same sex marriage be legalised. 2GB, August 9, 2017 ... Read more ... 


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    Who killed Dr Kelly? ... Clarence Darrow and the vanishing art of advocacy … Doctors convinced David Kelly was murdered … Alex Mitchell files from what’s left of Fleet Street ... From Justinian's archive, July 20, 2009 ... Read more ... 


     

    From Alan Moir moir.com.au

    Monday
    May222017

    Torpid languor

    Canberra's judgments of perfection ... Prize giving ... God help us ... Blood oath ... Witnessing stat decs 101 

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    Sunday
    May212017

    Despairing about the advocates immunity

    Judges think the advocates immunity is past its use-by date ... High Court formulation out of step with reality and international trends  

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    Friday
    May192017

    Mr Sandman

    A fair share of the court's time is too much time ... Tax appeal closed down because of dilatory barrister ... There's no time like tomorrow 

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    Tuesday
    May162017

    Travesties of justice

    Justice Denied by Bill Hosking QC and John Suter ... Reviewed by Tom Kelly ... True stories from the courts of the 1970s and 1980s ... Police verbals ... Complacent judges ... A rich cast of characters  

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    Tuesday
    May162017

    An informal gathering

    What to wear? ... How to eat? ... Barely Legal is invited to schmooze at Big Law ... Socially worthy initiative turns into recruitment drive ... Finding safe ground in a real property lecture 

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    Friday
    May122017

    Backend "culture" guru takes on federal courts

    Generous terms offered to new federal courts personal manager ... Stephen Gageler brings to life the turmoil at the High Court 112 years ago ... Bar presidents go, bar presidents come 

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    Friday
    May122017

    The missing psychiatrist

    Litigation ... Claims of a "stratagem" ... Psychiatrist gives hundreds of expert reports to litigants, but cannot be located for cross-examination ... Doctor is subpoenaed but fails the show in person ... The syrup in every pudding ... Dizzo judge asks the Supreme Court to examine the possibility of contempt ... Sohini Mehta reports on a strange case 

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    Thursday
    May112017

    Pauline Wright

    Ms Wright ... A busy bee, if ever there was one ... Pauline Wright, actor, swimmer, lifesaver, campaigner, playwright, passionate devotee to good causes ... And president of the Law Society of NSW ... Meet the person behind the whirlwind 

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    Wednesday
    May102017

    A night out

    The big night of bench and bar schmoozing interrupted by a call for gender equality ... "WTF" ... Many codgers not on the page ... Women briefs ecstatic ... Tweets galore ... Others roaming the alleyways ask, "where are the characters?" 

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