Jay Williams is the barrister appearing for some of the asylum seekers on Manus Island ... He's been representing them before a court of inquiry into alleged human rights abuses ... Deported by the PNG government ... Further proceedings pending ... From Melbourne to the Sydney bar via Arnhem Land with Immanuel Kant in his back pocket ... Now he's on Justinian's couch
There's another world beyond law and lawyering ... and here you can find it: reviews, wine notes, interviews, and the unpacking of the human condition.
Critics' Corner: reviews of books, films and TV by Worm and I. Box.
Déjà Vu: marvellous slices of history from Justinian's bulging archive.
Jaws: food, glorious food.
JustyFlix: our film crew covers the most glittering events on the calendar.
Miss Lumière: spends a lot of time in the dark, reviewing films.
On the Couch: where notable notables bear their souls.
Wendler on Wine: spectacular wine reviews, gargling and spitting from barrister Gabriel Wendler.
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Don Weatherburn is the hard facts man of the NSW criminal justice system ... He reminds the politicians that statistics don't lie ... A man who has blended a love of crime with a love of statistics ... He's on Justinian's couch, which is as good a reason as any to mention his new book, Arresting Incarceration
Cossack charges off the field of battle ... Soapy in all his finery ... Juries and the finer points of the LBW rule ... Roughshagger picks-up the pace ... Lawyers saved by OLSC systems failure ... A short history of fun-filled superimpositions
Pro bono support from DLA Piper for Human Rights Commission project ... Disability and access to justice ... High prospects of miscarriage of justice in cases where defendants are disabled ... Potential for more human rights support from legal profession ... Kate Lilly reports
Mark Livesey, Australia's national bar leader on Justinian's Couch ... The pressing issues confronting barristers ... The role of the ABA ... Personal tastes, likes and dislikes laid bare
Part of our series on lawyers who've escaped the law ... Chui Lee Luk, former tax lawyer is one of the country's most interesting and original chefs ... The perfectionist from Claude's in Paddington now at her new creation Chow Bar & Eating House ... The lawyer turned chef took time out from the kitchen to visit Justinian's couch
Ann Cunningham, commissioning editor of The Federation Press, has assembled a list of this year's best and least loved books, chosen by a hand selected pool of legally inclined people ... Plenty of ideas and inspiration
For holiday reading Justinian's wine man Gabriel Wendler recommends Jonathan Nossiter's Liquid Memory - Why Wine Matters ... A deconstruction of wine guides and the points system ... Loves and hates exposed ... A wine romp