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The Trials of Justice Murphy ... Launch of Stephen Walmsley's book The Trials of Justice Murphy ... Legal and political history ... Mixed crowd from the law, journalism and literature receive David Marr's speech in frosty silence ... Despite the jury verdict, the question remains, why did Lionel do it? ... Marr's launch speech, unexpurgated ... Read more ... 



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Almost fit and proper ... ACT admission ... Legal practitioner with list of offences and mental issues ... Artemus Jones says ACT Court of Appeal judgment is wrong in law ... Supervision regime unworkable ... Suppression of practitioner's name keeps it in-house ... Read more ... 

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    "Study law, get admitted and become the Chief Justice of Australia." 

    Prime Minister Turnbull extolling the inspiring example of Susan Kiefel at the announcement of her appointment as chief justice of the High Court. November 29, 2016 ... READ MORE >>


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


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    Greenway: forging ahead ... Sydney's newest chambers with bold ambitions ... Generous open spaces ... Seeking engagement with the wider world ... Feature laden fit-out ... Francis Greenway - an inspiration and a cautionary example ... Read more ... 


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    Indeminity costs for egregiousness ... Defamatorium ... Clive Palmer's lessons in how not to wage a defamation action ... Acting for himself, then switching back to lawyers ... Failure to comply with case management rules ... Delays ... Last minute attempt to reactivate his case ... Submission for judge to recuse herself ... The kitchen sink ... Read more ... 


     

     

    Saturday
    Nov122016

    Trump's election drew on dirty tricks playbook

    Poor Hillary ... Not helped by Bill's neoliberal trade policies ... Voting manipulation courtesy of US Supremes ... Meddling from Republicans at the top of the FBI ... Email beat-up by House committees ... Supreme Court lost for a generation ... Roger Fitch, Our Man in Washington, says Trump's election is a black day for the rule of law 

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    Wednesday
    Nov092016

    Solicitor General - position vacant

    George Brandis' house of horrors ... Loopholes on display at Supreme Court ... Roddy Meagher's old floral shirt for sale ... Wither Vixit ... Fusion of privacy and information functions ... Bursting into song at the Federal Court 

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    Monday
    Nov072016

    Greenway: forging ahead

    Sydney's newest chambers with bold ambitions ... Generous open spaces ... Seeking engagement with the wider world ... Feature laden fit-out ... Francis Greenway - an inspiration and a cautionary example 

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    Saturday
    Nov052016

    Don't mention it

    Barrister wants his name and critical paragraphs removed from FCC judgment ... Donors' Day ... Application for suppression of the juicy bits ... Sperm donor parenting dispute ... Naaman Zhou reports 

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    Friday
    Oct282016

    Octopuses on the loose

    High levels of groping and sexual harassment in the legal caper ... Female lawyers speak out in public about their experiences ... "Go to my chambers, take off your clothes and wait for me" ... Protected species ... Clarence Thomas ... SA District Court judge ... Randy law firm seniors ... Ginger Snatch reports 

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    Thursday
    Oct272016

    Philip Selth

    The retiring Philip Selth ... Long haul boss of the NSW bar bows out to write biographies and history ... Former bureaucrat who knows where a lot of bodies are buried ... He's fidgety but has succumbed to the couch 

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    Wednesday
    Oct262016

    Panel beating

    Tony Mason, Bob Ellicott, Gavan Griffith, David Bennett and Stephen Gageler shoot the breeze with Assoc Prof Gabrielle Appleby ... Life in the solicitor general lane ... Coping with mad attorneys general ... Odds on favourites to replace Justin Gleeson  

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    Monday
    Oct242016

    Wot's going on?

    Theresa May on Boris Johnson ... IPSO rules on headscarf journalism ... Exploding child sex inquiry ... Tory paedo scares ... Leverhulme's London Calling 

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    Friday
    Oct212016

    Judges behaving badly

    Global round-up of judicial misbehaviour ... The USA, Canada, Nigeria, UK and Brazil ... Judges indicted, expelled and sent to the star chamber ... Money, sex and stupidity the main cause of judicial ruin ... Justin Pen reports 

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