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It's the name that determines a lawyer

If you want your son to become a lawyer you might want to think about calling him John, according to a study of lawyers' names over the past

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Emo-seeking lawyer to drive length of Africa

A larrikin lawyer and his banker mate are set for the epic adventure of a lifetime, driving the leng...

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Galileo gets another day in court

Almost 400 years after his conviction for heresy, one of the world's most famous philosophers, astro...

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Judge banned Underbelly but still a fan

Channel Nine's Underbelly can add yet another fan to its list: Victoria's Justice Betty King - the s...

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Cucumber-wielding partner finds himself in a pickle

A US firm has paid a hefty price for the inappropriate behaviour of one of its partners who sparked ...

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Trainees in trouble for risque behaviour

Two Herbert Smith trainees were apparently reprimanded after they were caught getting a little too friendly at a firm party.According to rol...

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World's best (and worst) lawyer jokes

This week marks the beginning of the much anticipated Sydney Comedy Festival celebrating all things funny. In honour of this event, Folklaw ...

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Sausage dogs the answer to world peace?

At last, it's happening: the United Nations Human Rights Council is being reformed - with sausage dogs.Artist Bennett Miller, reports The Ag...

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Law student creates legal iPhone app

A UK law student, with perhaps too much time on his hands, has come up with a new iPhone application for lawyers that allows users to access...

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Magistrate gets into strife over dog's business

Former Victorian magistrate Raffaele Barberio has found himself in a bit of a mess over his German Shepherd's faeces.According to The Age, B...

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