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2 Jun 2009
Chief Justice rallies insolvency lawyers
The Chief Justice of Western Australia has urged the state's insolvency professionals to consider the costs that flow from a regulatory regime that en...
29 May 2009
The end of courtrooms a virtual reality
Courtrooms could completely become a thing of the past as new technologies pave the way for virtual hearings. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
26 May 2009
Judges confess: Ally McBeal-like lawyers distracting
Women lawyers tempted to go to court looking like Ally McBeal have been warned that male judges find them distracting. Write comment (0 Comment...
22 May 2009
Chambers' stench forces barristers out
Melbourne barristers are fuming over a revolting smell wafting through the corridors of Douglas Menzies Chambers. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
20 May 2009
Chief Justice rules on court funding
THE Chief Justice of Australia's highest court has delivered a timely speech about the challenges of court funding. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
12 May 2009
Judge-led mediation expert bolsters court ADR pilot
Victoria has brought in an international expert on judge-led mediation to educate the State's judiciary ahead of a pilot mediation program to be imple...
12 May 2009
Chief Justice scrutinises personality and justice
THE Chief Justice of Australia's highest court has scrutinised how an advocate's personality and personal values impact their administration of justic...
11 May 2009
News in brief: Takeovers Panel; Magistrate in sex case
Takeovers Panel appoints new legal guns; Sex case against Adelaide magistrate dropped Write comment (0 Comments) ...
9 May 2009
Barristers face pay lag as financials crumble
Barristers are voicing concerns about pay as law firms and their clients lag on bill payments. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
8 May 2009
Devil in detail of court restructure: Aus Bar
"The devil, and God, will be in the detail" of the recently announced restructure of the Federal, Federal Magistrates and Family courts, according to ...
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