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Further unintelligible conundrums ... Gerard Baden-Clay tried a new angle on appeal ... The Qld Court of Appeal swallowed it ... The High Court didn't ... Lingering shadows of R v Kear ... Multiple case concepts ... Allowing an accused two bites of the cherry ... Read more ... 



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    "This is so close now you can touch it."

    Attorney General George Brandis trying to persuade the Oppisition to support legislation for the same sex marriage plebiscite. September 14, 2016 ... READ MORE >>


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    Justinian Featurettes

    David Lemmings ... On The Couch with Professor David Lemmings ... Exploring the life and times of the English bar in the eighteenth century ... He has also studied the early role of the press in reporting criminal trials and the part it played in forming public opinion about justice and the courts ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Yeldham - cracks and crevices ... Remember NSW Supreme Court Justice David Yeldham? ... The powers-that-be knew of his activities in the railway toilets of the underground, but looked the other way … From Justinian's hard copy archive, September 1997 ... Read more ... 


     

    Monday
    Sep262016

    Troubles in the print room

    Searching for the worthwhile bits in Chris Mitchell's book Making Headlines ... Weird editor criticises weird politicians ... Lecture on "quality journalism" from a News Corp editor whose paper never turned a decent profit ... Graham Hryce's review 

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    Friday
    Sep232016

    A Paramount house of straw

    Ghost of Keddies ... Phoenix-type arrangement ... While clients are suing for breach of contract the principal puts one law firm into liquidation and recommences business with a new entity ... Supreme Court orders principal to compensate clients for overcharging ... Third party costs order ... Justin Pen reports 

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    Thursday
    Sep222016

    Pork Pies from Gorgeous George

    Attorney General Brandis fudges the facts about consultations with the Solicitor General ... The truth withheld from parliamentary statement tabled by the AG ... Brandis taking control of the process by which the SG provides opinions to ministers, departments and agencies on questions of law ... Senate inquiry into AG's actions and the truthfulness of his statements 

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    Friday
    Sep162016

    Murphy's Law

    Secret documents into allegations against former High Court Justice Lionel Murphy could be available after September 25 ... Statutory embargo to end shortly ... Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry into behaviour of Justice Murphy ... Release of documents now subject to written authority of the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Reps ... Last vestige of suppressed information is nigh 

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    Friday
    Sep162016

    The five phases of law firm fresherdom

    Barely Legal in a legal workplace ... The pattern of behaviour that faces inductees ... Repetition and application ... Respect beckons 

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    Thursday
    Sep152016

    Further unintelligible conundrums

    Gerard Baden-Clay tried a new angle on appeal ... The Qld Court of Appeal swallowed it ... The High Court didn't ... Lingering shadows of R v Kear ... Multiple case concepts ... Allowing an accused two bites of the cherry ... Barry Lane on appellant jiggery-pokery 

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    Tuesday
    Sep132016

    TPP heads towards the ditch

    Voting in Republican states is a daunting ordeal ... Staff-to-prisoner ratio at Guantánamo stands at 33:1 ... Finding new jurisdiction for a war crime ... The TPP - a charter allowing badly behaved US companies to behave badly in other countries ... Star Chambers staffed by corporate lawyers ... Roger Fitch rails against "free trade" initiatives 

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    Tuesday
    Sep132016

    David Lemmings

    On The Couch with Professor David Lemmings ... Exploring the life and times of the English bar in the eighteenth century ... He has also studied the early role of the press in reporting criminal trials and the part it played in forming public opinion about justice and the courts 

    Read more 

    Thursday
    Sep082016

    Vixit sees the rise of a new Boris

    Victorian bar council plotting to pull out of the Law Council of Australia ... Gentle academic enters the Phillip Street hornets' nest ... Timbo Carmody in Brisbane ethics fest 

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