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New Federal Court judges announcedMar 04 2013

The federal Attorney General Robert McClelland has announced the names of five new Federal Court judges. Deals Write comment (0 Comme

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Mar 04 2013Court stymies litigation funding

A new court decision has cast doubts around the future of litigation funding in Australia. Deals ...

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Mar 04 2013Jury under threat: top judge

The jury system is threatened by the internet generation, who are so used to getting their informati...

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Mar 04 2013Eye of the Storm hits Federal Court

The son of the founder of beleaguered investment advisory firm Storm Financial has begun giving evid...

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Mar 04 2013ASIC case puts directors on notice

ASIC has launched legal action in the Federal Court against the directors, former directors and chie...

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New Idea faces legal actionMar 04 2013

Celebrity magazine New Idea could be facing defamation over an article published claiming Bec Hewitt has a new man in her life.Deals W...

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Complaints about judges skyrocketMar 04 2013

Complaints about judges are increasing, but most are dismissed, according to a newly released report.Deals Write comment (0 Comments)...

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Media a threat and 'bulwark' to independent judiciary: Chief JusticeMar 04 2013

The media is vindicating the independence of the judiciary, according to the Chief Justice of Western Australia.Deals Write comment (...

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Judges' pensions laws discriminatory, say lawyersMar 04 2013

Lawyers say the current laws regarding judges' pensions may discriminate against judges' former spouses.Deals Write comment (0 Commen...

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Melbourne barristers face litigation threatsMar 04 2013

The impending launch of Melbourne TEC Chambers tonight has riled the well-established Melbourne Chambers, which claims its opening could "pr...

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