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16 Oct 2009
Media a threat and 'bulwark' to independent judiciary: Chief Justice
The media is vindicating the independence of the judiciary, according to the Chief Justice of Western Australia. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
16 Oct 2009
Judges' pensions laws discriminatory, say lawyers
Lawyers say the current laws regarding judges' pensions may discriminate against judges' former spouses. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
15 Oct 2009
Melbourne barristers face litigation threats
The impending launch of Melbourne TEC Chambers tonight has riled the well-established Melbourne Chambers, which claims its opening could "provoke liti...
15 Oct 2009
Barristers' chambers caught in specialisation furor
Melbourne barristers chambers are scuppering each others' claim to fame. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
14 Oct 2009
Melbourne launches new, specialist Chambers
A new chambers of barristers is set to launch in Victoria. _x000D_ Write comment (0 Comments) ...
13 Oct 2009
Court opens gilded doors
After six years of planning The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom has opened its doors. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
9 Oct 2009
Legal knights to solve WA's problems
Like knights of the round table, the best and brightest from within Western Australia's courts and justice system have formed a unique clique to solve...
7 Oct 2009
Landmark decision takes IP to High Court
The University of Western Australia has lodged a last-minute plea for a High Court appeal in a bid to overturn its recent loss in a landmark decision ...
6 Oct 2009
Court rules in favour of ranting lawyer
A court decision has revealed the fine line between a lawyer acting without fear of favour on behalf of a client, and bringing the profession into dis...
2 Oct 2009
Polanski case takes a new legal turn
A retired district attorney, who triggered claims of official corruption by telling a documentary filmmaker he had coached a judge in the Roman Polans...
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