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                              Sandy Street downs the Commonwealth ... Health report ... Hong Kong knees-up ... Eastman disaster ends in damages ... Painstaking magisterial appointment ... Florid epistle from Rod the God ... AG butts into the Palace Letters stand-off ... QC grief in Adelaide ... And more ... Theodora reports ... Read more ... 


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                              Hale Spiderwoman ... 11 out of 11 ... UK Supremes on a null and void prorogation ... Judicial review of the prerogative power of the crown ... Principle of parliamentary sovereignty ... Her Maj the cypher ... Welcome back Sir Edward Coke ... Procrustes explains ... Read more ... 


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                              Correspondence from lofty sources ... Waterstreet Down ... Slippery Pete on giving Tasmanian silks an Department riffles through the rubbish bins ... Read more ... 

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                                "It's a sick personality type that wants to convince Australians that they are cruel, mean and heartless to refugees when in fact we are one of the most generous countries in the world for permanent resettlement. 

                                Why in those circumstances does anyone imagine that running us down is a good message, especially for children." 

                                Former immigration minister in the Howard government Amanda Vanstone. The Sydney Morning Herald, November 11, 2019 ... Read more flatulence ... 


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


                                Justinian Featurettes

                                I am woman - hear me roar ... At the Feminist Legal Clinic, Gudrun Willcocks meets Anna Kerr, a different kind of lawyer ... Matriarchy takes on the patriarchy ... Wages for wives ... Discrimination and motherhood ... A bandaid service at the Family Court ... Read more ... 


                                Justinian's archive

                                Dance of the sugar plum fairy ... Anti-gay rant from barrister ... Upsetting bar election results ... The Page Boy to receive a good talking-to ... Bar's monopoly fees for readers ... Jarrod Bleijie is dancing rings around No Waves ... Bar Talk from Justinian's archive, November 2013 ... Read more ... 


                                 

                                 

                                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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                                Tuesday
                                Nov122019

                                The small stuff of words

                                Pedro Almodóvar and Antonio Banderas at their peak ... Pain and Glory reviewed by Miss Lumière ... Life, loves, memories, and loss ... An artist's reckoning of a life lived 

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                                Tuesday
                                Nov122019

                                High Crimes and Misdemeanours

                                Impeachment ... Congress ... SCOTUS ... the Constitution ... Confusion ... What levers will be pulled in the impeachment process ... Digging for evidence ... Supreme Court as "umpire" ... Precedents, Privilege and Power ... Shooting on Fifth Avenue ... Nathan Twibill investigates 

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                                Monday
                                Nov112019

                                The Oligarchs

                                Sydney Law School executive elections ... Hallowed ground ... Fat bank account ... Strange customs ... Perpetuation of the hierarchy ... The revolting masses ... Baby Liberal apparachic squeaks home against grandson of former High Court grandee ... Barely Legal reports from a shocked tally-room 

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                                Monday
                                Nov042019

                                Taylor made

                                Catch a falling star and put him in your pocket ... Bedrock freedoms ... The end of "fart-arsing" ... The "sensible centre-right" ... Breaking the mould for sex discrimination commissioners ... Theodora comments 

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                                Saturday
                                Nov022019

                                The Sackville commission: who should be sacked?

                                Government won't back away from insensitive appointments to the Disability Royal Commission ... Stuart Robert and Ron Sackville in charge ... Two senior counsel assisting the commission have withdrawn ... Undercurrent of unhappiness ... Disabled children and education ... Stand by ... Nathan Twibill reports 

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                                Friday
                                Nov012019

                                The subjunctive mood

                                Wishing and hoping and praying ... Procrustes looks at the great subjunctive issue of the day - water, and the lack of it ... Morrison's mantras ... "I love a sunburnt country ..." ... On the road from Nyngan to Bourke ... The game is up for much of the rural sector ... Who came up with the idea of buying and selling water?  

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