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25 Aug 2009
Court decision calls for new legal expertise
A landmark decision by the Land and Environment Court could see a new practice area develop for legal professionals. Write comment (0 Comments...
25 Aug 2009
Judge warns against trade marks on shapes
A recent Federal Court decision on chocolate sea shells highlights the pitfalls associated with 'shapes' in trademarks cases, according to a legal exp...
24 Aug 2009
Property lawyer's strife continues
The world of a one-time legal property giant could come crumbling down. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
20 Aug 2009
Vic barrister makes it to the big time
A Victorian barrister has been named as the new associate judge of the state's Supreme Court. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
19 Aug 2009
Lawyers to click their defences online
Lawyers will be able to argue their cases with the click of a mouse after a new court initiative announced by the NSW state government this week. ...
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...
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