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18 Aug 2009
Mason to lecture lawyers on human rights
Lawyers will be preparing themselves for a day-long talk fest on human rights at a conference held in Melbourne this week, headlined by the Honourable...
14 Aug 2009
Judge deflated over pierced tyre
A judge suspected of deflating a car tyre has resigned after he claimed the act was not a "big deal". Write comment (0 Comments) ...
12 Aug 2009
Twitter threatens lawsuit
Just an hour ago a Twitter application developer was threatened with legal action from Twitter itself. The New Lawyer has the scoop. Write comme...
7 Aug 2009
Judge in hot water over immigration complaints
A British High Court judge could lose his job after the Lord Chief Justice personally ordered an investigation into his attack on Britain's immigratio...
4 Aug 2009
Michael Jackson's mother handed custody of children
Michael Jackson's mother was granted permanent custody of the late pop star's children yesterday, ending one of the court battles that had been brewin...
4 Aug 2009
Girl takes KFC to court for $10 million
An 11-year-old Sydney girl is at the centre of a lawsuit involving fast food chain KFC for just over $10 million. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
4 Aug 2009
Spigelman makes tracks overseas
Chief Justice James Spigelman will head a major corruption inquiry in Antigua and Barbuda. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
3 Aug 2009
Victorian judges to resolve with ADR
Judges will have the power to lead mediation in civil cases under a proposed new law in Victoria. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
29 Jul 2009
Judges, lawyers to do jury duty
Victorian lawyers, judges and politicians could soon be expected to attend jury service. _x000D_ Write comment (0 Comments) ...
29 Jul 2009
Barrister's son in Darwin punch-up
The son of a prominent Darwin barrister has appeared in the Northern Territory Supreme Court for attacking a bouncer outside a Darwin club. Writ...
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