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Do nothing in the new utopia ... Policy vacuums ... Private sector leaders are filling voids created by sleepwalking politicians ... Voice to parliament and global warming left in the cold - which, somehow, gets us to the casualisation of the workforce, particularly at universities ... Fly-in, fly-out law school lecturers ... Full Federal Court wrestles with a "casual employee" ... Read more ... 


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Time to act on Magnitsky ... Where's our Magnitsky Act? ... An effective way of dealing with corrupt individuals who violate human rights ... Lapsed Bill in the Commonwealth parliament ... The legacy of Russia's abuse of power and the calculated killing of state enemies ... Read more ... 

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    "I am really and truly pleased that I have been vindicated and that the court has preserved the presumption of innocence."   

    Tom Domican, "colourful" Sydney identity, who provided security services to a Kings Cross drug dealer, after settling for $100,000 his defamation case against nightclub entrepreneur John Ibrahim and Pan Macmillan. September 13, 2019 ... Read more flatulence ... 


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    Justinian Featurettes

    David Hunt remembered ... Former NSW defamation judge and chief judge at common law ...The List with Socratic case management ... Defamation exotica ... Refinement of pleadings, perhaps over-refinement ... Prodigious worker ... International criminal law ... Tributes from Graham Hryce, David Rolph, Justice Mark Ierace and Judge Judith Gibson ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Sentencing terror ... Fabulous sentencing transcript from County Court, Victoria ... Judge James Montgomery and counsel wrestle with the dates and the years ... Pythonesque proceedings ... Court reporter struggles to keep up ... Tears to the eyes ... From the archive, June 2012 ... Read more ... 


     

     

    Friday
    Jul242015

    Those hazy, crazy days at law school

    Bronwyn Bishop - law student ... Conflicting explanations for academic lapses ... Unfortunate details about failed subjects from David Leser's biography,  A Woman in Pursuit of Power 

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    Thursday
    Jul232015

    Bell that cat

    Real estate news - Bell sells ... Recycling the College of Law and old Sydney law buildings ... Bookwork - law librarian movements ... Celebrity report - more news about Charles Waterstreet  

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    Tuesday
    Jul212015

    Nothing turgid here

    Much to lean from a Canadian judge whose work sparkles ... Litigants and witnesses mercilessly sprayed in delicious asides ... We should have more of it 

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    Sunday
    Jul192015

    Immunisation under review

    Trouble with the advocates' immunity - where does it start and stop? ... Do a series of faulty statements of claim attract the immunity? ... Full Feds to the rescue ... Emilie Lentz reports 

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    Sunday
    Jul192015

    Lame excuse for misappropriation 

    Siphoning a miserable $12,000 from a property settlement sees a solicitor prised off the jam roll ... Implausible explanation for misappropriation ... Emilie Lentz at the Hellfire Club 

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    Friday
    Jul172015

    Crimes and misdemeanours

    Latest from the US Supremes ... Citizens United splits a seam ... Trade agreements and sidelining judicial oversight ... Leveraging the "no fly" list ... Terrorism prosecutions and the First Amendment ... From Our Man in Washington, Roger Fitch 

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    Thursday
    Jul162015

    Memory problems

    Solicitor back in the game after an impressive history of offending and carelessness with revealing his gory details to the admission authorities ... No such luck for a dissembling NZ lawyer seeking admission to the NSW bar n' grill ... Compare and contrast 

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    Tuesday
    Jul142015

    Interns - throw off your chains

    An oversupplied market where interns are asked to pay whopping fees to law firms ... When is an intern really an employee? ... Barely Legal embarks on an internship and wrestles with the "work thresholds"  

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    Friday
    Jul102015

    Obeid boyos find their front feet

    Action against ICAC ... Misfeasance in public office ... Claims that ICAC fitted-up the Obeid boys ... Geoffrey Watson SC waved his finger and interrupted 

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