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    "The decision could have wide-reaching ramifications for past decisions made by ICAC as well as current and future investigations, according to University of New South Wales associate of law Gabrielle Appleby."  

    Guardian Australia, reporting on the High Court decision in ICAC v Cunneen, April 15, 2015

    "Dr Gabrielle Appleby from the UNSW Law School told Lawyers Weekly many important cases will not be affected by last week's decision." 

    Lawyers Weekly, reporting on the High Court decision in ICAC v Cunneen, April 22, 1015 

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    The rank n' file are revolting ... Unspecified grumbling about president Anna Katzmann at the NSW bar 'n' grill saw the emergence of a "reform" agenda for the bar's 2008 AGM ... Also, stronger safeguards against customers who complain about barristers' performance ... Change unlikely ... From Justinian's archive, November 3, 2008 ... Read more ... 


     

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    Friday
    Feb222013

    Outrages from the motherland 

    Overly aggressive cross-examination in sex case causes outcry ... Questions without solid foundation ... Northern Ireland chief prosecutor gets his solicitor advocates to tog-up ... Bar outraged ... Leverhulme reports from the Old Dart 

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