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Free speech heroes ... Section 18C wheeled out for one more trot around the track ... "Call me short, call me fat, call me a Queenslander" ... The lunar corner of the senate chamber says offence is always taken, not given ... Not racist, just haters ... Free speech zealots and consequences for offshore "processing" ... Procrustes lets fly ... Read more ... 



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No Fee - No win ... Junior Junior's phone hasn't rung for weeks ... Cultivating the appearance of busyness ... Smoke and mirrors ... Fake briefs ... Knowledge of cheese ... The critical importance of the correct sized folder ... Read more ... 

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    "It is the role of the Australian Human Rights Commission to promote tolerance, not to encourage a culture of grievance." 

    Attorney General Senator George Brandis, responding to Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane's suggestion that the AHRC is available to consider complaints by Aboriginal Australians about an offensive cartoon by Bill Leak. August 12, 2016 ... READ MORE >>


    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 ... 


    For the latest developments in media law … www.glj.com.au 


    Justinian's archive

    Where has the dignity gone? ... Advertising for judges and the dignity of the bench ... Magistrates' status on the up-and-up ... Federal Court's Melbourne marketing blitz ... Privilege tussle over Sydney bar's Stephen Archer documents ... Grief sweeps VicBar over Faris' resignation ... From Justinian's archive, October 2007 ... Read more ... 


     

    Wednesday
    Aug242016

    Crack open the ginger beer

    Paisley snail case ... Barristers get points for rewiring their cells ... Broadspectrum chair brings more than business acumen to HDY 

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    Tuesday
    Aug232016

    Mapster protests against uniform bar rules

    Prominent Malthusian up-in-arms about Tasmania adopting the uniform bar rules ... Tasmanian rules should be the national model ... Infliction of an interstate monstrosity ... "Sydney view of the legal world" ... Much to recommend Chinese criminal justice ... Push for special general meeting of the bar ... Latest from The Map 

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    Monday
    Aug222016

    US elections: rigging the rolls

    Hillary and those servers ... Trump and the Russians ... Republican voter suppression laws under fire in the courts ... Mega-donors directing money downstream to Congressional candidates ... Roger Fitch examines the unrepresentative nature of America's "democracy" 

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    Friday
    Aug192016

    Book Week

    The latest fiction from Ian Callinan ... The latest facts on Timbo Carmody ... The Belvedere Woman - a tragic story about snobs in Brisneyland ... Three academics tear the thin silk from Tim Carmody's alabaster shoulder in a bodice ripper about his tortured tenure as chief justice 

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    Friday
    Aug192016

    No Fee - No Win

    Junior Junior's phone hasn't rung for weeks ... Cultivating the appearance of busyness ... Smoke and mirrors ... Fake briefs ... Knowledge of cheese ... The critical importance of the correct sized folder 

    Read more 

    Tuesday
    Aug162016

    Free speech heroes

    Section 18C wheeled out for one more trot around the track ... "Call me short, call me fat, call me a Queenslander" ... The lunar corner of the senate chamber says offence is always taken, not given ... Not racist, just haters ... Free speech zealots and consequences for offshore "processing" ... Procrustes lets fly  

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    Monday
    Aug152016

    Letter to a judge

    Juror tantrum ...  WA Court of Appeal upholds itself ... High Court in unchartered territory ... Jurors cross-examined ... Claim of coercion seen in a new light ... Examination of jury deliberations by appeal judges ... Foreman claims he was physically threatened ... Meltdown in the jury room ... Sand Groper reports 

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    Thursday
    Aug112016

    Welcome to the 2016 silk season

    NSW Bar ... 101 applicants for silk in 2016 ... As many as 12 are women ... Full list for inspection ... Scoop ... Scoop ... Scoop ... Ginger Snatch reports 

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    Thursday
    Aug112016

    The life, loves, triumphs and disappointments of Tom Hughes 

    Choice cuts from Ian Hancock's biography of Tom Hughes, A Cab on the Rank ... A painful move from 11 Selborne ... Skyrocketing fees ... Great cases ... Lionel Murphy - "not an easy client" ... Diary observations of judges, barristers and bar etiquette  

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