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Theodora    December 1, 2009  
Goings On ...

Malcolm Turnbull – from ruthless self-server to martyred man of principle … Godwin Grech’s lickspittle emails and the “inappropriate” replies … Were the glory days of ICAC so glorious? ... It helps to have a record of tax avoidance to get special kid-glove treatment from the ATO ... more

Theodora    November 28, 2009  
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UPDATE Premier Rann and the unsavoury history of political libels … Is a lie detector test more reliable than a defamation trial? ... College rape “happens all the time” ... more

Theodora    November 20, 2009  
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Lawyer politics and election fever … Leadership ambitions will end in a few tears at forthcoming LCA elections ... more

Theodora    November 11, 2009  
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DPP Cowdery adrift in South Africa … The joys of legal education … Sydney Law School yearning for a rich name … Clarrie Stevens’ latest CV … No room for reptiles at the court ... more

Theodora    October 27, 2009  
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Reptile of the press upsets court with spiky email to counsel assisting … When a nice jacket saves the day ... more

Theodora    September 17, 2009  
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Do or Dye … Cocky Telegraph goes down in big-ticket defo case ... more

Theodora    September 13, 2009  
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UPDATE ... Exciting new selection process sees magistrate elevated to Supreme Court of Van Diemen’s Land to replace The Red Slice … Slow moving turtle trying to protect soft underbelly of Melbourne clerks ... more

Theodora    August 27, 2009  
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There’s not much nobility to be found amid the ruins of the NSW government … Attorney General Hatzistergos comes up with some cheap shots in the on-going stoush with the DPP … Nicholas Cowdery shoots back ... more

Theodora    August 20, 2009  
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A strange figure in black disturbs the recital hall … A silk’s poetic tribute to trees … Big law shops have their hands out for money … Canberra to be infused with fresh magistrates … Advocates immunity and the far off finality principle … Unlawful courtroom constructions ... more

Theodora    July 10, 2009  
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Malcolm Turnbull’s brilliant myth-making credentials … More old letters from the Leader of the Opp … One Federal Court judge chips another about failure of duty … Frosty Hughes and the anti-conscription demos … Sydney’s Union Club loses top-tier reciprocity and lawyers want to bail … The heat in FNQ ... more

Theodora    June 4, 2009  
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Law Society’s birthday boy … Renovations in the Street of Broken Dreams … Solicitor General’s dark ale … Fast and furious judgment from on High … Silk selection in Tassie ... more

Theodora    April 28, 2009  
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Secret incomes to guide VicBar subscriptions …The fate of The Mensch’s gong … When Turnbull poisoned the fountain of justice … Fiji and Sackville … Adams J gets UN gig … Meeting Rex Jackson ... more

Theodora    March 19, 2009  
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More than you’ll ever need to know about law firms … Clerking online – LeGal mobbed … Einfeld still advertising his wares … Meddling magistrate derails Drowning Centre case … Wine man bruised on circuit … Politics and the federal courts rejig ... more

Theodora    February 24, 2009  
Goings on ...

Geoffrey Robertson’s fruity missive on Kirby … Famed clerk and Sydney chambers split … Lots of laughs at NSW Legal Conference … Clutz in bed with Rupert … Weirdo Senate inquiry into “justice system” ... Upcoming TV doco on The Mensch ... more

Theodora    February 2, 2009  
Goings on ...

Law Council executive rejig … Estcourt’s defo triumph … Gorgeous judicial flourish from English appeal judge … Simmo’s war on paper … AG heads for the bar ... more