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Judgment of the week ... Justice Ian Harrison in the NSW Supremes dismisses apprehended bias application ... Facebook posts by judge's tipstaff ... Finding that cases are decided by judges, not their staff ... Read more ... 


 

 

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The Obstructionist-in-Chief ... Three Pinocchios for Billy Barr ... Mueller's 11 obstruction findings ... Charging and indicting Trump ... SCOTUS takes on cultural issues with new term cases ... Noam Chomsky on how the US political system works ... From Our Man in Washington ... Read more ... 


 

 

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Laboratory for apparatchiks ... Law school during the election campaign ... Lots of students in suits as careers in Parliament House beckon ... Party hacks starting young ... Barely Legal reports from campus ... Read more ... 

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    "It is my vision for this country as your prime minister to keep the promise of Australia to all Australians. 

    I believe that Australia is a promise to everyone who has the great privilege to call themselves Australian. It's the promise that allows Australians quietly going about their lives to realise their simple, honest aspirations." 

    Vision statement from prime minister Scott Morrison, launching the Liberal Party campaign, May 12, 2019 ... Read more flatulence ... 


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    Justinian Featurettes

    Muddied oafs ... It was 1956 - Sir William Slim was Governor General, Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean surfaced in Moscow and My Fair Lady opened on Broadway ... It was also the year that two teams of NSW solicitors and barristers squeezed into their footy gear and scrummed down ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    When only the victim speaks the truth ... Author Bri Lee's book Eggshell Skull scoops up another prize - this time at the Australian Book Industry Awards ... A story of childhood sexual assault ... While the book continues to collect awards, the author's view about how natural justice ought to work should be read with caution ... In 2018 we published lawyer Joanna Jenkins's review ... It's timely to reprise her concerns about the book ... Read more ... 


     

     

    Saturday
    Jan192019

    The whys and wherefores of the Wyvill case 

    NT Law & Order Society chasing senior Darwin silk ... Federal Court rejects stay of Law Society complaint against Alistair Wyvill SC ... Ancient political saga ... Wild ways of the Top End ... Buffalo Bruce reports 

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    Thursday
    Jan172019

    Pearce's man in parliament

    Frontbencher of the week ... The Christian Porter ... Songs from the Coalition Book of Prayer ... Negative gearing and the campaign of negativity ... Striding into the election with the Liberal's real estate investment guide ... Flying in the face of facts 

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    Tuesday
    Jan152019

    Hands off

    Britain's leading legal lights call out old deplorables at the bar ... Too much inappropriateness ... The season of harassment ... New policies agreed by the Inns of Court ... Life at the bar is "deeply seductive" ... Current reporting rules for barristers are inadequate ... Latest from the Old Dart 

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    Monday
    Jan142019

    Fire burn and cauldron bubble

    Trump - Russia's man in Washington ... Unhinged, disordered, unfit ... More villains to walk the plank ... Buying elections and the gerrymander ... Conservative SCOTUS could make things worse ... Unqualified federal judges ... William Barr the new/old Matthew Whitaker ... Roger Fitch files from Washington 

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    Friday
    Jan112019

    The politics of prosecuting 

    UPDATE ... DPP news from Adelaide and Sydney ... Kimber out in SA ... Bar prez pressed for time ... Torrens' briefs beg the government to bring back the royal bauble ... NSW District Court trials get slower and longer ... Archbishop Wilson: police minister says sorry for being rude about a magistrate's sentencing decision 

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    Wednesday
    Jan092019

    Age shall not weary them

    Aged care royal commission ... Appointment schmozzle ... Dick Tracey to the rescue ... WA Supremes end up with an extra no-vowels judge 

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    Friday
    Dec212018

    Sin City snippets

    Latest chest developments ... Long Bay lock-down ... Court watch ... New judges galore ... Bathroom emergencies ... Legal aid's bush crisis ... Coronial selection capers ... Theodora reports 

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    Friday
    Dec212018

    Cautious rights for Banana Benders

    Explainer ... Queensland's Bill of Rights ... Cheers and Boos ... New law on the cusp of happening ... Final submissions ... From the dialogic school ... Compliance and remedies ... The culture warriors have nowhere to go ... Janek Drevikovsky spells it out  

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    Wednesday
    Dec192018

    More of Rush's "spirited enthusiasm"

    Yael Stone puts the cat among the pigeons ... Will Rush sue again? ... A confident and creditable performance ... The backstage role of Leon Zwier from Arnold Bloch Leibler ... Belittling women who have something to say ... Defamation, a mug's game 

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