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    "They are whining about the amount of money they are going to have to give me, and trying to get it reduced, which is really gross given I am giving all the money to charity." 

    Film celebrity Rebel Wilson, indicating she doesn't need $4.5 million worth of damages, even though she claimed she had lost work and her professional life was harmed because of defamatory articles by Bauer Media magazines. November 26, 2017  ... Read more ... 

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    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

    The // universe with Evan Whitton ... Lord Robbo on justice for Radovan ... Organised crims love libel law, because they invented it ... It's time Bob French spoke up about the law against muttering ... Questions for Robert Richter ... Rugby quiz ... From Justinian's archive, August 6, 2008 ... Read more ... 




    Law Society of NSW ... Junior VP voted off the executive ... Desperate fight from marginal Catholic and evangelical lawyers to preserve marriage inequality ... Where to now with threats of an EGM and "legal action" against the law society? ... Civil and political rights in contention 

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    Up for grabs

    Crown appeals acquittal in sexual assault case ... Intoxication ... Consent ... NSW Court of Criminal Appeal ... Sophie Taylor courtside 

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    High Court walks down the aisle on postal appropriation

    The High Court hearings on the same-sex marriage postal survey ... The subjective state of Mathias Cormann's mind comes under the microscope ... Whether the advance to the finance minister was "urgent" and "unforeseen" ... School Chaplains' case ... Plaintiffs' and Commonwealth's arguments ... Curtain raiser from Scott Young 

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    Ms Wright versus The Zealots

    The councils of the Law Society and the NSW Bar are caught up in a backlash from a vocal fringe that wants them to abandon their support for same-sex marriage ... The usual suspects ... Where do these self-appointed guardians of virtue get off? 

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    Peter Dutton's autocracy

    The new minister for Home Affairs will have wide discretionary powers over peoples' lives ... Unfortunately, the job is being handed to a seriously unsuitable person ... Peta Leigh examines Peter Dutton's sweeping functions under the proposed ministerial arrangements 

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    One crusty judge

    Trump's lootin' and pollutin' ... CIA torture - settlement prospects open up ... Farcical military commissions ... Roger Fitch reports from Washington 

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    Clerkship applications ... Finding something to talk about in the interview ... Slots on the partners' cards ... Cocktail evenings in high-heels ... Barely Legal busily reformatting paragraph indentations 

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    Pressing issues

    Special chair for light duties in chambers ... Lawyer ordered to pay indemnity costs in sewerage bill standoff ... Austlii's redesign ... The senate considers whether courts have the wrong idea about contempt ... When legislation is received from Mother England what meaning can parliament intend? ... Goings On with Theodora 

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    No fixed address

    Women on the streets ... Crime and  homelessness ... Melbourne City Council's plans to roundup rough sleepers to improve "pedestrian flow" ... Slavery, human trafficking and people smuggling ... Peach Melba on political compassion 

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