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Master tacticians ... Leverhulme looks at the work of two high achieving, yet modest men ... John Freeman of Face to Face fame and Jeremy Hutchinson QC, the top trial lawyer of his time  ... Cross examining Lord Birkett and other treats ... London Calling ... Read more ... 



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    Justinian Featurettes

    Viticulture in Van Diemen's land ... Lawyers and the grape ... Guy Green and William Cox - Tasmania's vine growing chief justices, who managed not to produce any wine ... Gabriel Wendler reviews a painstaking history of Tasmanian wine ... Read more ... 


    Justinian's archive

    Entirely a matter for you ... "You are now to retire, as indeed should I, carefully to consider your verdict of Not Guilty." ... Reprise of the Peter Cook skit of the Jeremy Thorpe trial ... Entirely a Matter for You ... Evan Whitton, from Justinian's archive November 5, 2004 ... Read more ... 


     

    Monday
    Jul272015

    The bold and the bashful

    Unveiling Unrobed ... New baby barrister blogs for Justinian ... Fresh faced shockers ... Diamond sugar daddy on the prowl 

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    Sunday
    Jul262015

    Court fees and the diversity impact

    Wimmin enraged by prominent men ... UK government wants to crank another £48 million out of court fees ... British Labor Party reverts to old ways ... Leverhulme's London Calling 

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    Friday
    Jul242015

    Those hazy, crazy days at law school

    Bronwyn Bishop - law student ... Conflicting explanations for academic lapses ... Unfortunate details about failed subjects from David Leser's biography,  A Woman in Pursuit of Power 

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    Thursday
    Jul232015

    Bell that cat

    Real estate news - Bell sells ... Recycling the College of Law and old Sydney law buildings ... Bookwork - law librarian movements ... Celebrity report - more news about Charles Waterstreet  

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    Tuesday
    Jul212015

    Nothing turgid here

    Much to lean from a Canadian judge whose work sparkles ... Litigants and witnesses mercilessly sprayed in delicious asides ... We should have more of it 

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    Sunday
    Jul192015

    Immunisation under review

    Trouble with the advocates' immunity - where does it start and stop? ... Do a series of faulty statements of claim attract the immunity? ... Full Feds to the rescue ... Emilie Lentz reports 

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    Sunday
    Jul192015

    Lame excuse for misappropriation 

    Siphoning a miserable $12,000 from a property settlement sees a solicitor prised off the jam roll ... Implausible explanation for misappropriation ... Emilie Lentz at the Hellfire Club 

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    Friday
    Jul172015

    Crimes and misdemeanours

    Latest from the US Supremes ... Citizens United splits a seam ... Trade agreements and sidelining judicial oversight ... Leveraging the "no fly" list ... Terrorism prosecutions and the First Amendment ... From Our Man in Washington, Roger Fitch 

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    Thursday
    Jul162015

    Memory problems

    Solicitor back in the game after an impressive history of offending and carelessness with revealing his gory details to the admission authorities ... No such luck for a dissembling NZ lawyer seeking admission to the NSW bar n' grill ... Compare and contrast 

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