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Jay Williams is the barrister appearing for some of the asylum seekers on Manus Island ... He's been representing them before a court of inquiry into alleged human rights abuses ... Deported by the PNG government ... Further proceedings pending ... From Melbourne to the Sydney bar via Arnhem Land with Immanuel Kant in his back pocket ... Now he's on Justinian's couch ... Read on ...

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Bigot Watch ... Soapy on the free speech balustrades ... 100 flowers to bloom ... Anti-Muslin groups rally in support ... Polly Peck reports ... Read more ...


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Your editor singing for his supper at the Copyright Symposium feast ... Copyright creator in a sea of copyright curators ... Speech ... Speech ... Speech ... A few wintery smiles from W. Gummow  ... Read more ...

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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 ... 


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    Wednesday
    Nov232011

    Scrambling to derail overcharging cases

    Mystery person offering settlements for Stephen Firth's clients to withdraw their overcharging cases against Keddies ... Injunction sought ... Former Keddies' partners give undertakings pending further hearing 

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    Wednesday
    Nov232011

    Upside to resting barristers cheques 

    Solicitors are unlikely to be entirely jinxed if caught "resting" payments to barristers ... Famous Victorian cheque rester Gary Singer has gone from strength to strength in the art world, along with the rise of the withdrawal fee ... Barry Lane explores some intricate artistic-legal connections 

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    Tuesday
    Nov222011

    Mr Mortified assumes too much

    Junior Junior in court to catch Mr Mortified putting his foot in it during sentencing submissions ... Cringe ... When will men learn? ... Nothing should be assumed 

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    Monday
    Nov212011

    Land of the brave

    Former general counsel of the CIA under investigation over drone attack "murder" remark ... War crimes don't need a war (apparently) ... Novel offences likely to remain on the books ... Ideological Republican circuit judges flout the Supreme Court ... Our Man in Washington reports 

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    Friday
    Nov182011

    The history boy

    High Court judges love the adornment of historical learning ... Dyse leads the way ... History-laden scornful asides ... Even an assault on the Vic AG for daring to introduce his human rights legislation ... Procrustes delves into the separation of criticisms 

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    Friday
    Nov182011

    Police have trouble swearing

    Industrial scene in Melbourne turns ugly ... Hospital bosses' plan to intimidate nurses during strike ... Vic Police achieve productivity gains by dispensing with the need to swear affidavits ... Fat Tony changes his plea ... Wallopers fail to break-up chicken factory picket line ... Peach Melba reporting  

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    Friday
    Nov182011

    Day of accounting looms for fee factory

    Overcharging - how gross ... Keddie hearing next April ... Judge Jim Curtis carefully exposes overbilling regime at Keddies ... The leveraging of time and money 

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    Wednesday
    Nov162011

    Documentary evidence

    Pitch perfect and pitch noir ... Miss Lumière takes us to Bill Cunningham: New York and Autoluminesence: Rowland S. Howard ... Documentaries and what they don't tell us 

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    Tuesday
    Nov152011

    Servants of none 'n' all

    Envelopes retrieved from Cosmos magazine ... Election of finest barmen and barmaids ... Fluids are flowing ... Jockeying for possies on club's holy of holies 

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