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Humans and their rights ... Qld on high alert as human rights bandwagon starts to roll ... Eight year review of Vic's Charter of Rights calls for more teeth, less gum ... Read more ... 

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The salad days of Malcolm Turnbull ... The new prime minister's celebrated missteps and misjudgments ... Blunderbuss ... Overplaying his Costigan hand ... Trauma at Tourang ... Goldman Sachs and FAI ... Not-so-ancient history ... Read more ... 


The Wolf of Phillip Street ... Drugs and lawyers ... Lawyers and drugs ... Getting busted while on the roll ... The stories that 'come up' at lunch ... Don't forget the CCTV cameras ... From our baby barrister blogger, Unrobed ... Read more ...

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    "If I wasn't strong, determined, controlling and got them into government, from opposition I might add, then I would be weak and not up to it and should have to go and be replaced.

    You will want to have women like me in politics. You will want to have women like me sitting in power." 

    Peter Credlin, chief-of-staff to former prime minister Tony Abbott, speaking at the Australian Women's Weekly Women of the Future Awards. September 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

    Love letters to a cat ... A young Malcolm Turnbull warns his ex-girlfriend’s cat about the treachery of new boyfriends ... Cat asked to intercede in broken romance drama ... A Justinian exclusive ... From the archive, June 17, 2009 ... Read more ... 




    The bold and the bashful

    Unveiling Unrobed ... New baby barrister blogs for Justinian ... Fresh faced shockers ... Diamond sugar daddy on the prowl 

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    Court fees and the diversity impact

    Wimmin enraged by prominent men ... UK government wants to crank another £48 million out of court fees ... British Labor Party reverts to old ways ... Leverhulme's London Calling 

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    Those hazy, crazy days at law school

    Bronwyn Bishop - law student ... Conflicting explanations for academic lapses ... Unfortunate details about failed subjects from David Leser's biography,  A Woman in Pursuit of Power 

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    Bell that cat

    Real estate news - Bell sells ... Recycling the College of Law and old Sydney law buildings ... Bookwork - law librarian movements ... Celebrity report - more news about Charles Waterstreet  

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    Nothing turgid here

    Much to lean from a Canadian judge whose work sparkles ... Litigants and witnesses mercilessly sprayed in delicious asides ... We should have more of it 

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    Immunisation under review

    Trouble with the advocates' immunity - where does it start and stop? ... Do a series of faulty statements of claim attract the immunity? ... Full Feds to the rescue ... Emilie Lentz reports 

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    Lame excuse for misappropriation 

    Siphoning a miserable $12,000 from a property settlement sees a solicitor prised off the jam roll ... Implausible explanation for misappropriation ... Emilie Lentz at the Hellfire Club 

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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, Roger Fitch 

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    Memory problems

    Solicitor back in the game after an impressive history of offending and carelessness with revealing his gory details to the admission authorities ... No such luck for a dissembling NZ lawyer seeking admission to the NSW bar n' grill ... Compare and contrast 

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