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Rolling out the big guns ... University professors fight Texas gun laws in court ... The importance of this election to SCOTUS ... Remembering Zbigniew Brzezinski's advice for the US to act "unpredictably and in anger" ... The Republican FBI chief's Trumping of Hillary Clinton ... From Roger Fitch - Our Man in Washington ... Read more ... 



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The constitutionality of unrepresentative swill ... One Nation's senators-elect and their brushes with the law ... Queensland Court of Appeal avoided getting too close to the facts in the Hanson fraud case ... One Nation candidate from WA up before the court for car theft ... Ineligibility and the Constitution ... Read more ... 

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    "I believed that the decision to go into Iraq was justified at the time and I don't resile from that because I thought it was the right decision."

    Former prime minister John Howard, speaking after the findings of the Chilcot report. July 7, 2016 ... READ MORE >>


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    Justinian Featurettes

    Ian Hancock is the biographer of Tom Hughes QC, a hero of the Sydney bar ... He has submitted to Justinian's probing, intimate questions on the eve of the book's publication ... Biographing a biographer ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Judicial spin ... Vic CJ Marilyn Warren told a room of journalists that "judges don’t spin" ... Oh yes they do … Some of them not very cleverly … What Marilyn needs is proper spin training from Spiggsie Spigelman … Tulkinghorn investigates ... Read more ... 


     

     

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    Tuesday
    Jul262016

    How Rupert Murdoch went bad

    According to Evan Whitton, Rupert Murdoch went bad 56 years ago, and stayed bad ... Always with an eye on the main chance for number one ... The Rupert Max Stuart affair ... The role of Sol Chandler ... Playing tootsies with Gorton and Whitlam ... Hacking and Milly Dowler ... Wilful blindness 

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    Saturday
    Jul232016

    Raked off

    Rake is only a fraction of the truth ... Other contenders for the Cleaver Greene role ... Redrawing the Sykes-Picot lines ... Renoir captures Western happiness at its best ... The High Court - shifty when it comes to protecting minorities ... Robert Jackson J and the purpose of a Bill of Rights ... Procrustes roams far and wide 

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    Friday
    Jul222016

    Rolling out the big guns

    University professors fight Texas gun laws in court ... The importance of this election to SCOTUS ... Remembering Zbigniew Brzezinski's advice for the US to act "unpredictably and in anger" ... The Republican FBI chief's Trumping of Hillary Clinton ... From Roger Fitch - Our Man in Washington 

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    Wednesday
    Jul202016

    Kerr's tax dodge - thanks Allens

    Allen Allen & Hemsley's Uncle Charlie tax scheme for Sir John Kerr ... Kerr's last drunken months as GG were spent planning an elaborate tax subterfuge ... Cloak and dagger for Mr Frederick King 

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    Tuesday
    Jul192016

    Chartering rights the wrong way

    Human Rights psychosis ... Timidity takes over ... Where to now for a human rights charter? ... Queensland politicians failure to seize the moment ... Victoria may be on the cusp of a new rights scheme  

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    Sunday
    Jul172016

    Cascade Coal - vindication for ICAC

    Important victory for Independent Commission Against Corruption in NSW Court of Appeal - conveniently ignored by anti-ICAC campaigners ... Corruption findings against Sydney business identities stay the course ... Important underpinnings for ICAC ... Fraud ... Directors' duties ... Hannah Ryan gets to grips with the judgment 

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    Friday
    Jul152016

    The mystery of the silk fairy

    Mary Walker v NSW Bar Association ... NSW bar silk selection - where Franz Kafka meets Harold Pinter ... Debriefing conversations ... Protocol perils ... Popularity contests ... Bar council's struggle to get to grips with policy decisions  

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    Tuesday
    Jul122016

    Rebirthing OzCar

    Credit Suisse boss sues Melbourne University Press over the Godwin Grech chapter in Paddy Manning's biography of Malcolm Turnbull ... Unhappy memories of Malcolm's earlier attempt at leadership ... Love letters from Godwin ... Defamatorium 

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    Friday
    Jul082016

    The vote that doesn't count

    Same sex marriage plebiscite far from a sure thing ... Brandis' proposal for compulsory voting hits a constitutional impediment ... Parliamentary vote the only way to resolve the issue 

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