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Getting a Borching ... Crocodile obsessed Top End tabloid skewers a judicial reptile ... Judge Greg Borchers and bullying from the bench ... Scoops aplenty as the tribe tries to close ranks ... From Buffalo Bruce  ... Read more ... 


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Imperilled by the Barnababy ... What's an embarassing clown like Barnaby Joyce doing as deputy prime minister of Australia? ... This sort of regressive, oafish, politician is well past his use-by date ... Artemus Jones looks at the mess the government has made of the Joyce affair and Turnbull's limited options to save himself from more ruin ... Read more ... 

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    It's like asking people when they've had food poisoning from fish whether they'd eat fish again. They always say 'no'. But within a month or so you're sitting down having barramundi with them." 

    Deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce explaining why he thinks the story about his affair with a younger member of his staff and associated job preferment is a passing event that will fade from public attention. Fairfax Media, February 20, 2018 ... Read more ... 


    Justinian Featurettes

    Concerning Champagne ... Champagne - a product as much driven by marketing and legend as by the content of the bottle ... Ten myths exploded in a new critique of the bubbly libation ... Justinian's wine man G.D. Wendler explains - just in time for Christmas ... Read more ... 


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    Justinian's archive

    Atanaskovic wins over-wrought billings battle ... Chang, Pistilli and Simmons – former partners of Antagonistic Heartless – go down in fight about their share of late recorded billings … Too much distrust, too little courtesy ... From our archive, March 12, 2010  ... Read more ... 


     

    Thursday
    Sep282017

    Strict bail for alleged CTP fraudster

    Sydney solicitor Marcel Joukhador gets bail from Madge Mark Richardson ... Mum stumps up another $150,000 ... Concerns about evidence tampering ... Law Society investigating ... Challenge to warrants ... Sophie Taylor at Burwood Local Court 

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    Tuesday
    Sep262017

    What has Dietrich been up to?

    A dip into September's cases brought under Victoria's Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities ... Human rights of prisoners and Sikhs at school ... So far the world hasn't collapsed ... Peach Melba on the front line 

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    Monday
    Sep252017

    Fresh cases for a new term

    Momentous cases await the US Supremes in its new term: gerrymandering - wedding cakes - purging voter rolls ... "Deferred compensation" for Obama ... Republican states v Democrat cities ... Latest attacks on voting rights ... How come Republicans have locked in Texas? ... Our Man in Washington Roger Fitch explains 

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    Monday
    Sep252017

    Hilton bombed

    The intercept that undid Howard Hilton ... Conspiracy to corrupt the corrupt Rex Jackson ... After 30 years of unfitness, NSW CA says Hilton still unfit ... Amorality would undermine public confidence ... Sophie Taylor with the latest 

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    Friday
    Sep222017

    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 

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    Friday
    Sep222017

    The perils of Pauline

    Conservative rump of members seeking to stamp out Law Society support for the YES vote ... SSM ... Never mind the facts, just feel the stale assertions ... Remembering Molly Bloom 

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    Thursday
    Sep212017

    Doing the bidding of shock jocks and tabloid hacks

    In NSW, the regime is fond of introducing useless laws designed to placate outbursts of indignation from the tabloids ... The Disrespectful Behaviour Act is the latest of this genre ... Try to be nice to judges 

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    Monday
    Sep182017

    Germy allegations hosed down

    QCA sends solicitor to re-education camp after overturning earlier strike-off order ... Strange claim of employer's vicarious liability for defamation ... Sophie Taylor reports 

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    Monday
    Sep182017

    ACT solicitor stubbed out

    Telling pork pies to clients, the court, the Law Society and others ... It all came to a head when the solicitor was convicted of diddling a client's mother and the Legal Aid Commission ... Sophie Taylor on the case 

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