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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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    Failure to seem unprejudiced

    Joe Antoun and corruption in the construction industry ... Recalling stand-over man's experience with NSW District Court judge ... Dead crim remembered 

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    Barrister sunk over pork-pies to District Court 

    Long struggle for Christine Nash ... Desperation in stumping-up money for a property scheme led to an unfortunate end to life at the bar ... Balmain property developers have reason to cry 

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    The unexpected

    More delicious NSA revelations ... Getting off the no-fly list ... Guantánamo update ... Remaking the law of war ... Botched executions ... Wall Street's lack of conviction ... Roger Fitch files from Washington 

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    Diary of a law graduate

    Barely Legal joins Justinian's team of bloggers ... A sense of failure sets in early ... Fluffing her way through VITs ... The cruelty of senior associates 

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    The avalanche to upgrade

    Rush for the patent letter at Vic's Bar n Grill ... Surge of SCs with hands-up for queen's bauble ... Monarchist sympathies awakened 

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    Fresh horrors 

    NSW QCs - attorney general Smith speaks ... Big law shop getting into the law news and reporting business ... Soapy making mischief at the Human Rights Commission 

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    Dear Editor 

    Letters to the papers from David Flint, Senator Soapy Brandis and Bob (Plain Nut) Carr ... What are they on about? ... Strange missives 

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    Top spinners

    A family of lobbyists and spinners with feet in all camps ... Government's food rating website and the clash of interests ... Remembrance of advice past ... Peanut butter lobbyists instructed judges and beaks on how to handle the meeja 

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    Misspeaking, misselling and mistakes

    Gouging the punter ... Banks hit with huge fines and compensation ... Wave of weasel words ... Barry Lane examines the latest scandals: crook insurance schemes, interest rate hedging scams and LIBOR rigging 

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