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US senate torture report ... Torture-Lite was a by-word of the Bush era ... It turned out to be Torture-Gruesome ... CIA spinning frantically after getting bad marks from the Senate ... Latest federal election saw woeful voter turnout ... From Our Man in Washington ... Read more ... 


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    "You don't expect to run into a terrorist at a human rights awards event." 

    Attorney General Senator Brandis after David Hicks heckled him at the Human Rights Commission awards night. December 11, 2014 ... READ MORE >>


    Justinian Featurettes

    On the Couch ... The former president of the NSW Court of Appeal is at it again ... Another sparking book on lawyers and the law ... Published in time for Christmas' stockings ... Tall stories and true ... Keith Mason is venting on Justinian's couch ... Read on ... 


    For the latest developments in media law … www.glj.com.au 


    Justinian's archive

    Spigelman stars in epic crime thriller … Mrs Spigelman draws literary inspiration from the eastern bloc … "Role model" judicial appointments in NSW … Justinian’s Tubby Callinan on the lecture circuit … The prosecutor as passionate photographer ... From Justinian's archive, December 13, 2007 ... Read more ... 


     

     

    Friday
    Jul132012

    Keddies Kapers

    Keddie's forgotten London property … Former client advises Royal Family to be careful of Keddie connection … Partners' property assets in deep freeze … Chief Judge Reg Blanch accused of running a "monkey room" in Hong Kong 

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    Thursday
    Jul122012

    Malcolm in the middle 

    The member for Wentworth realises he's in favour of gay marriage … Nonetheless, he will support Plan B - civil unions - even though he's argued against such an option … Whatever his noble sentiments Malcolm Turnbull won't be deserting Liberal Party ranks … His constituents need him in the shadow cabinet … Turnbull makes a bit of a hash of his gay marriage flourish  

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    Wednesday
    Jul112012

    Chamber's politics

    One has to be so careful in switching chambers ... The thrill of being accepted ... The cold realisation that it's time to find new digs ... Junior Junior tiptoes through the chambers selection ordeal 

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    Wednesday
    Jul112012

    The reform process

    Regular "reform" prevents there being any ... Pleadings and the generation of highly profitable crap ... How to make procedural rules better (i.e. worse) ... Tulkinghorn on the reform caper 

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    Monday
    Jul092012

    Generations of Australian wine growers show their lineage 

    Justinian's wine correspondent G.D. Wendler hotfooted it to the masterclass, feast and tasting put on at The Ivy by Australia's First Families of Wine ... There were plenty of wild moments for the palate ... Toasty vanilla noses and more 

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    Friday
    Jun292012

    I had a dream ... 

    Oh no ... Is there a double standard at the modern bar when it comes to s*xual relationships? ... Junior Junior discovers the boundaries between business and pleasure 

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    Friday
    Jun292012

    Two dangling plums

    How far ahead can the government lock-in High Court appointments? ... Why is Soapy Brandis so unbearably smug? ... How do we solve the problem of refugee boats? ... Procrustes asks ... And answers 

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    Wednesday
    Jun272012

    Leverhulme's London season 

    A busy time for Leverhulme ... At the Leveson inquiry ... Covent Garden for a superb night with Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna ... Then to Royal Ascot to watch Black Caviar come home by a nose 

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    Monday
    Jun252012

    Election year show trials

    US Supremes summarily dismiss review of Citizens United ... Judicial appointments frozen ... Obama's drone frenzy makes him "hit-man-in-chief" ... Guantánamo trials seek to neuter Republican bellicosity ... The sham ofhabeas hearings ... Our Man in Washington reports 

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