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20 Oct 2003
Courtroom Quotes – 17 October
Last week the nation stopped to celebrate the High Court’s Centenary. Today, Folklaw celebrates the nine year anniversary of one of the NSW Supreme ...
20 Oct 2003
Fat cat gets birdie
Fat cat gets birdie Undoubtedly, the recent Mallesons Stephen Jaques-sponsored Pro-Am in Brisbane generated much interest among the city’s ‘fat c...
13 Oct 2003
AARbsolutely mAARvellous
If only Richie, Tony, Bill et al at the Channel 9 commentary team could get their laughing gear around this wonderful item of sporting memorabilia dur...
7 Oct 2003
Obiter
Right way roundSuggestions that life on the NSW Central Coast can be a bit backward are a thing of the past.Last month, local authorities put their f...
7 Oct 2003
Courtroom Quotes
Today we take a look at some of the best vignettes judicial exchanges have to offer. They are taken from a book called Disorder in Court, the publishe...
7 Oct 2003
Thrown to the dogs
Thrown to the dogsIt seems as though being recognised as Australia’s greyhound racing capital is not good enough anymore for the new set of latte s...
7 Oct 2003
Occasional swoon
His scathing report of the Queensland Law Society’s (QLS) handling of complaints, many of which were against no win, no fee firm Baker Johnson, left...
26 Sep 2003
Conveyancing bummer
Trouble on the high seasA scare for a couple of Australian firms in Hong Kong last week. Three lawyers, understood to be from Mallesons and Allens, d...
19 Sep 2003
Nudity unstemmed
When Piper Alderman had the chance to celebrate its role in establishing the newly launched National Stem Cell Centre it sure didn’t keep any tricks...
19 Sep 2003
Benched on stage
Benched on stageMore accustomed to presiding over courtroom theatre, three elderly US judges last week tried their hand at a much larger and foreign ...
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