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    "Even in the members stand, you walk around and think - I can see bra, I can see cellulite and everything is very short. When you go to where Fashions on the Field is held, everyone looks impeccible and it would be nice if that started filtering through to the racecourse as a whole." 

    Marlia Saunders, lawyer at Ashurst, Sydney, finalist at Derby Day's Fashions on the Field at Randwick. The Sydney Morning Herald, April 11, 2014  READ MORE >>

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    Justinian Featurettes

    Jay Williams is the barrister appearing for a group of the asylum seekers on Manus Island ... He was deported by the PNG government ... Further proceedings are pending ... Up close On the Couch ... Read more ... 

    Justinian's archive

    Da Mystery of the Da Vinci Code litigation ... Forgotten heros of the Sydney Institute ... Larry Adler Dinner disappoints ... A slice of history from the "Uglies" ... Queensland's fearful Bureau de Spank ... That was then ... Read more ...



    Dispatches from the front line

    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  

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    Speedy justice at work 

    Magistrate ticked off for making five serious errors of law in a single flourish ... Madge Coombs zapped by Dickie Button ... Slow down and follow the dance steps 

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    Straining credulity

    Barrister gives "unbelievable, incredible" evidence about attending to a client at the Cop Shop ... Is the NSW bar n grill looking into this? ... Where's the OLSC? 

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    Queen's committee sifts submissions in NSW

    Special QCs' committee to see if the moniker is irresistible for NSW barristers ... Can parliament be moved? ... Special symposium for reptiles to discover how justice is made 

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    Bye Bye Biennale

    Artemus Jones on the withdrawal of Transfield funding and Luca Belgiorno-Nettis from the Biennale of Sydney ... Victory of the trolls ... Caving in to political correctness ... Arts bodies have got to show courage in the face of attacks ... Otherwise they're doomed 

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    Stacking the deck 

    Payback time in Queensland ... Attorney General's scheme to lock-up the criminal appeal bench ... Splitting the Court of Appeal and sidelining Margaret McMurdo P ... Nothing too subtle  

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    The horizontal effect

    Grand Wizards of the law assemble in Scotland for a "drinking party" ... Panel discussion by UK Supreme Court luminaries ... Human rights and human beings ... Lord Hope on display ... Leverhulme in attendance  

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    Disability and injustice

    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 

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    Glacial reception greets meddlesome priest 

    Enjoying free speech at Queensland Law Society's annual dinner ... There can never be too many lawyers in parliament ... Parramatta ahoy 

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