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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 ... Read more ... 


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Interns - throw off your chains ... An oversupplied market where interns are asked to pay whopping fees to law firms ... When is an intern really an employee? ... Barely Legal embarks on an internship and wrestles with the "work thresholds" ... Read more ...

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    "After nearly 20 years in public life I took this action to stand up to malicious people intent on vilifying Australians who choose to serve in public office to make their country a better place ... I do not regret taking this action." 

    Treasurer Joe Hockey after substantially losing his "Treasurer for Sale" defamation case and being awarded only 15 percent of his costs. July 22, 2015 ... 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

    The fight for Wentworth ... It's 2007 and the federal election that saw the Howard government swept from office is underway ... Polly Peck visits the seat of Wentworth, where the campaign is particularly fervid ... From Justinian's archive, November 21, 2007 ... Read more ... 


     

    Saturday
    Jun272015

    Struggle Street

    Judge Sandy Street is belted around the field by the Full Federal Court in two important appeals that rejected his judicial method ... Judge called upon to slow down the rate of knocking-out migration and refugee cases at the first court date ... Federal Circuit Court swamped ... Judges' associate Ginger Snatch reports courtside 

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    Monday
    Jun222015

    Have a safe trip

    Travel tyro trips off with ticket money ... Deregulation of travel agents ... Judging by the number of defaults, self-regulation may not be a good idea ... Red tape cutters busy at work ... Barry Lane on the case 

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    Saturday
    Jun202015

    The high price of free trade

    Busy season for the US Supremes ... Huge trade agreements a boon for corporates but unhappy consequences for the democratic process ... Australian proposals for the trade in professional services ... Rarely used federal death penalty for Boston bomber ... UN's guidelines on habeas corpus ... Ukrainian jobs for US residents ... Our Man in Washington 

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    Thursday
    Jun182015

    Reasonable suspicion

    Citizenship stripping ... Heavy-handed officialdom ... Wooly notions of "reasonable suspicion" ... Procrustes shows how it has worked in practice ... The immigration official who was "very thorough with non-whites" 

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    Monday
    Jun152015

    Surviving swotvac

    Barely Legal is cramming three big exams into one weekend ... It's more sweat than vac ... Amoebas swimming downstream ... Hazing mandated by the legal profession 

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    Monday
    Jun152015

    "Where's the hook?" 

    Senior NT lawyers seek disqualification of judge for apprehended bias ... Costs case flowing from judicial review of politically charged findings by commission of inquiry ... Email reveals that judge's wife was privy to strategy and opinions of one side in challenge to commissioner's findings, which were heard and determined by her husband 

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    Sunday
    Jun142015

    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 

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    Wednesday
    Jun102015

    Merciless executioner of the migration list

    Pressure at the Federal Circuit Court sees judge gallivanting through migration and refugee cases at breakneck speed ... Briefs are revolting ... Masses of judgments delivered ex tempore in favour of the immigration minister ... Appeals and recusal applications 

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    Thursday
    Jun042015

    Trouble at the Top End

    Application for Justice Southwood to recuse himself from costs application against former NT bar president Alistair Wyvill ... Judge made adverse findings about Wyvill's conduct at commission of inquiry ... Judge's wife involved in arranging legal representation and funds for lawyers to represent the inquiry commissioner ... Stella Maris conflicts ... Buffalo Bruce reports 

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