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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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    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 ... 


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    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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    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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    Monday
    Jul172017

    Moulds remain unbroken

    The diversity mirage for clerkship applicants ... The second round interview is more akin to social vetting ... An applicant's "likeability" is the key ... Our Student-at-Large complains about the charisma quotient 

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    Saturday
    Jul152017

    Top End law

    Slap on the wrist for Darwin lawyer of "exemplary character" ... Guilty plea to cocaine bust ... Stellar references ... Great sporting ability ... Subeta Vimalarajah courtside 

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    Saturday
    Jul152017

    New game of thrones

    Allens says the NSW Law Society is on firm ground in moving to dump a member of its executive ... Demand for procedural fairness ... Motion to sack on hold until injunction resolved 

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    Tuesday
    Jul112017

    Open and shut justice

    Keeping the profession in good repute by covering-up the names of lawyers in disciplinary proceedings ... SA judge goes through the balancing act of deciding what's best - redaction or open justice ... Redaction wins 

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    Tuesday
    Jul112017

    Costs immunity for court's little helper

    Prez of the Qld CA explains the history of barristers, their admissions, the role of the court in the functions of the profession ... From pleaders, narrators, attorneys, benchers, serjeants-at-law, inns of court ... 800 years compressed into a blistering 46 paragraphs ... It's all about an application for costs ... Subeta Vimalarajah reporting 

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    Monday
    Jul102017

    Shopping centre drug wars

    Shopping centre stoush over location of chemist shops ... Federal Court judge critical of dodgy plan to weave around the labyrinthine rules that apply to the location of pharmacies ... False and misleading information drafted by solicitor ... Peta Leigh reports 

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    Monday
    Jul102017

    Competitive advantage is an illusion

    Barely Legal asks: why the resistance to typing exams on a computer? ... Student objections ... Fear of change ... Handwriting is better for the brain ... ExamSoft to the fore 

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    Saturday
    Jul082017

    Soapy-at-large

    Brandis with a pint near special spa establishment ... Serious crime prevention not so serious ... Tasmania looking for "layers" to serve on the Supremes ... Charles Waterstreet's celebrity press conference mysteriously cancelled ... Judicial misbehaviour ... Goings On with Theodora 

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