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Why was Pell’s appeal dismissed?
By a majority vote of two to one, the Court of Appeal in Victoria dismissed Cardinal George Pell’s appeal against his conviction for child sex offen...
Brisbane
21 Aug 2019
Former magistrate to be struck off for child sex offences
A former Queensland-based magistrate has been recommended for removal from the roll in the Sunshine State following his conviction in 2017 for 18 chi...
21 Aug 2019
Pell’s fate decided by Victorian Court of Appeal
The judgment in George Pell v The Queen has been handed down this morning by the Court of Appeal in Victoria. Write comment (4 Comments) ...
21 Aug 2019
Australia does not need a ‘unicorn’ International Commercial Court
The idea that Australia needs a new court for the resolution of commercial disputes should be greeted with some scepticism, says the president of the ...
19 Aug 2019
How young barristers can get their practices off the ground
For those who choose to go to the bar at an early age, success will require open communication, care for mental health and willingness to put one’s ...
19 Aug 2019
The deadly sins of oral advocates: Part Two
There are numerous mistakes that professionals before the bench can make, but there are also corresponding virtues to those mistakes, according to a S...
15 Aug 2019
Lawyer X: VicPol adamant on utilising Gobbo despite death threats
Fresh evidence coming out of the Lawyer X royal commission has detailed just how insistent some members of Victoria Police were in utilising former ba...
15 Aug 2019
ASIC calls $35m loss to Westpac a ‘test case’
With this week’s news that Westpac was deemed not in breach of responsible lending guidelines, the court judgement has outlined ASIC’s failed att...
13 Aug 2019
The deadly sins of oral advocates: Part One
There are numerous errors that advocates will inflict upon the court, or even commit in the presence of a learned judge, says one Supreme Court justic...
12 Aug 2019
Tech advancements and social media are advantages for young barristers
Going to the bar at a young age has its challenges, but the evolving legal marketplace presents opportunities for emerging counsel to shine, argues on...
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Why was Pell’s appeal dismissed?
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