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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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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 ... 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 ... 


     

    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 

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    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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    Friday
    Aug052016

    High Court's 12 point plan

    Fonting and spacing special leave submissions ... Bar refers itself to the Bureau de Spank ... McClintock SC opposes Inspector Dave's scheme to defenestrate ICAC ... Barristers Chambers Limited - a great consumer experience ... Former Tas solicitor general Sealy knows a thing or two 

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    Wednesday
    Aug032016

    Life with Hormones

    Sentencing Harriet Wran ... Media discount ... Opportunities for the press to influence custodial outcomes ... Justice Ian Harrison's scrapes with the media ... Sentencing parity and the disadvantaged  

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    Friday
    Jul292016

    Judicial productivity report

    How supreme are NSW Supreme Court judges? ... Justinian's judicial productivity calculations ... Volume of judgments per judge for the last 31 months ... Guess who's top of the tally, and who's bottom 

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