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Multi-pronged admission applications ... Federal copper who stalked his former girlfriend meets himself coming around corners ... Various irreconcilable explanations in his applications for admission as a legal practitioner ... ACT one day, Queensland the next ... Read more ... 


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A pop star comes to campus ... Letter from Cambridge ... Rihanna does not sing ... Just a short talk to celebrate her award as Harvard's Humanitarian of the Year ... Rock star professors are pale in comparison ... Hannah Ryan reports, with a bad dose of hero worship ... Read more ... 

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    "I think political correctness has become a problem in Western societies, we've become far too apologetic about our Western identity and anything that's some kind of defence of cultural traditionalism or national identity is in many ways frowned on." 

    Former Prime Minister John Howard making the case on behalf of his inner bigot, speaking at a CEDA lunch, March 3, 2017 ... Read more ... 

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    Justinian Featurettes

    Bill Hosking ... Public defender, judge and author Bill Hosking QC is on the couch, clutching his new book Justice Denied ... Crime and injustice is the theme ... Heroic trials recalled and brought back to life ... Some bad cops have their moment in the spotlight ... Read more ... 

    Justinian's archive

    Forget Senior Counsel, let's try "Super Lawyer" ... New Jersey tried to stamp-out out "self-aggrandising" titles such as "Super Lawyer". Actually the "Super Lawyer" selection process was superior to those that are used here to appoint new Senior Counsell ... Read more ... 



    The all new ICAC, with less singing and dancing

    Megan Latham faces the sack ... Government and Labor in NSW agree on a new ICAC with three commissioners ... Public hearings at risk ... Vetting of appointments by Coalition ... Farewell Inspector Dave ... Bringing corruption investigations under political control 

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    It's gruesome at the bottom

    The hunt for briefs ... Networking events for hungry barristers ... Telling lies to solicitors ... Junior Junior fills up on cheese balls 

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    Mentor me

    Finishing law school is an absolute fright ... The outside world is formidable ... What is needed is a mentor ... Barely Legal has a four-point plan for good mentoring 

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    Trump's election drew on dirty tricks playbook

    Poor Hillary ... Not helped by Bill's neoliberal trade policies ... Voting manipulation courtesy of US Supremes ... Meddling from Republicans at the top of the FBI ... Email beat-up by House committees ... Supreme Court lost for a generation ... Roger Fitch, Our Man in Washington, says Trump's election is a black day for the rule of law 

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    Solicitor General - position vacant

    George Brandis' house of horrors ... Loopholes on display at Supreme Court ... Roddy Meagher's old floral shirt for sale ... Wither Vixit ... Fusion of privacy and information functions ... Bursting into song at the Federal Court 

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    Greenway: forging ahead

    Sydney's newest chambers with bold ambitions ... Generous open spaces ... Seeking engagement with the wider world ... Feature laden fit-out ... Francis Greenway - an inspiration and a cautionary example 

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    Don't mention it

    Barrister wants his name and critical paragraphs removed from FCC judgment ... Donors' Day ... Application for suppression of the juicy bits ... Sperm donor parenting dispute ... Naaman Zhou reports 

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    Octopuses on the loose

    High levels of groping and sexual harassment in the legal caper ... Female lawyers speak out in public about their experiences ... "Go to my chambers, take off your clothes and wait for me" ... Protected species ... Clarence Thomas ... SA District Court judge ... Randy law firm seniors ... Ginger Snatch reports 

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    Philip Selth

    The retiring Philip Selth ... Long haul boss of the NSW bar bows out to write biographies and history ... Former bureaucrat who knows where a lot of bodies are buried ... He's fidgety but has succumbed to the couch 

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