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Court rules in favour of ranting lawyerMar 04 2013

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 disrepute.

by Kate Gibbs

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Mar 04 2013Polanski case takes a new legal turn

A retired district attorney, who triggered claims of official corruption by telling a documentary fi...

by The New Lawyer

Mar 04 2013Chief Justice calls for overhaul of case management

As just one in thirty cases of the lodged cases in the Supreme Court of Western Australia go to tria...

by Kate Gibbs

Mar 04 2013Court closures rile regional lawyers

A string of court closures has angered regional lawyers, who say it will hinder access to justice.Bi...

by Olivia Collings

Mar 04 2013Court allows Lehman legal action in Aus

The Federal Court has opened the door for legal action against collapsed US investment bank Lehman B...

by The New Lawyer

High Court of Australia, now open SundaysMar 04 2013

The country's highest court has announced it will open its doors on the weekend. Big Law Write comment (0 Comments) ...

by The New Lawyer

'Win-at-all-costs' case puts WorkCover's power at riskMar 04 2013

A recent and expensive case has highlighted the power of WorkCover, South Australia, to prosecute at will, riling the state's shadow Attorne...

by Olivia Collings

'Bleak' justice needs new remedy: A-GMar 04 2013

The Federal Attorney General has labelled the justice outcomes for Indigenous Australians "bleak". Big Law Write comment (0 Comments)...

by The New Lawyer

Habib's lawyers excluded from legal talksMar 04 2013

Guantanamo detainee Mamdouh Habib's lawyers have been have excluded from the legal proceedings by government lawyers, according to reports. ...

by The New Lawyer

Britain's highest court opens its refurbed doorsMar 04 2013

The crest is on the wall, the television cables are in place and the "chill-out room" is ready for judges and lawyers who need to chill. Big...

by The New Lawyer