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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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                          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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                          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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