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9 Jun 2009
Judge and partner embroiled in 'frivolous' case
Federal court judge, Berna Collier, and her husband, Brisbane lawyer Alan Collier, have been forced to repay the legal fees their neighbour accrued in...
3 Jun 2009
Womens' briefing under scrutiny: Law Council
The state of the fairer sex in the legal profession has come to the fore as the body representing the country's lawyers launches a national briefing s...
2 Jun 2009
Sotomayor faces senators, hot issues
US Supreme Court nominee, justice Sonia Sotomayor, will face 19 senators at a confirmation hearing in her journey to become the first female Hispanic ...
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...
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