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                      Don't mention it ... Stop the presses - the WCC has made a decision ... QCs and the crown's work ... Taxi! ... Invalid disciplinary cases validated ... Public purpose fund raided ... Tasmanian judge tongue-lashes Sydney lawyer ... Theodora sniffs around the traps ... Read more ... 


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                      Western ways ... Mores of the Perth bar ... Founding father Francis (Red) Burt ... Fewer airs and graces ... Different traditions out west ... Distain for FIFO barristers ... Faux pas of easterners ... Lecturing the locals on the law ... Slithering out of court early ... Groper on cicada impressions ... Read more ... 


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                        "Anything that’s got to do with humanity is always really, really difficult to have to take a vote on, so that’s why I'm taking a little bit longer than I know that many people would have hoped."

                        Senator Jacqui Lambie explaining her equivocation on the Medevac legislation, while the government pressures her into voting to repeal the refugee medical transfer law. November 24, 2019 ... Read more flatulence ... 


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                        Justinian Featurettes

                        Spilling the beans ... Official Secrets ... Whistleblowing at its finest ... The right to know about the invasion of Iraq and its illegality ... Coalition of the Willing and the missing weapons of mass destruction ... The GCHQ operative who got a memo from the NSA into the hands of The Observer ... Miss Lumière enjoys a high-minded leak ... Read more ... 


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                        The ambivilance of friendship ... Michael Kirby's monarchist mates rarely lent a hand to help him during the great crises of his life ... Tony Abbott was a royalist chum, but did nothing to stop Heffernan's onslaught ... Gleeson and Gaudron shouting match ... Review of Michael Kirby: Paradoxes and Principles ... Read more ... 


                         

                         

                        Friday
                        Dec062019

                        Clive calling

                        Clive James bird's-eye view from London on Marcus (The Mensch) Einfeld ... The prisoner and the judge - repartee in the NSW Supremes ... New silk by the yard ...Master of the Rolls reflects on Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane ... Policing NSW-style - "pull over driver" ... Theodora reports 

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                        Tuesday
                        Dec032019

                        Bulletin from the Bureau de Spank

                        Department of Wet Lettuce ... Barrister lightly birched for overcharging ... Unsettling fee collection methods ... Fee refund ... And that old hearing aid case resurfaces ... Janek Drevikovsky reports 

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                        Monday
                        Dec022019

                        Try not to plead guilty

                        The Map ... Glacial development of new justice measures for Van Diemen's Land ... The slow gestation of Magistrates Court reforms ... Defendants no longer required to stump-up fees to see the prosecution's evidence ... Ancient rites and rituals of Tasmanian police ... Reforms that should make proceedings less efficient ... Greg Barns comments 

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                        Thursday
                        Nov282019

                        The triumph of tribal epistemology

                        Roger Fitch examines where Congress is heading with its impeachment investigation ... Factoids and the Republican defence ... Picking-up where Mueller left off ... The impeachable provision of bribery ... False equivalence narratives from the media ... New distractions from Bill Barr ... And Trump sanctions war crimes 

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                        Wednesday
                        Nov272019

                        Spilling the beans

                        Official Secrets ... Whistleblowing at its finest ... The GCHQ operative who got a memo from the NSA into the hands of The Observer ... The right to know about the invasion of Iraq and its illegality ... Coalition of the Willing and the missing weapons of mass destruction ... Miss Lumière enjoys a high-minded leak in the public interest 

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                        Tuesday
                        Nov262019

                        Stop the presses - the WCC has made a decision ... QCs and the crown's work ... Taxi! ... Invalid disciplinary cases validated ... Public purpose fund raided ... Tasmanian judge tongue-lashes Sydney lawyer ... Theodora sniffs around the traps 

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                        Friday
                        Nov222019

                        Western ways

                        Mores of the Perth bar ... Founding father Francis (Red) Burt ... Fewer airs and graces ... Different traditions out west ... Distain for FIFO barristers ... Faux pas of easterners ... Lecturing the locals on the law ... Slithering out of court early ... Groper on cicada impressions  

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                        Monday
                        Nov182019

                        Market saturation for Queenies

                        Yarraside bar 'n' grill ... The brave and confident few who have withstood the stampede to queens counsel ... Difficulty shaking off colonial branding ... The petty rush for status ... Statistics since 2015 ... No hard evidence that QCs do better than SCs ... Alan Zheng combs through the data 

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                        Friday
                        Nov152019

                        Silk presses complaint to Watch Poodle 

                        Sydney silk says articles in The Australian about ICAC reflect adversely on him ... Complaint to Australian Press Council ... Incorrect assertions ... Failure to check ... Bias ... Puzzling claims that findings of corrupt conduct have been overturned ... "Exoneration" that doesn't exist ... Zealotry 

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