The Bar

Sotomayor nomination ruffles AmericaMar 04 2013

Legal eagles across America are celebrating or scathing the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court.

by Kate Gibbs


Mar 04 2013Chief Justice touts lawyers' moral duty

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in Queensland has welcomed new graduates into the legal profe...

by Kate Gibbs

Mar 04 2013Blood smeared notes, threats, sent to lawyer

Despite threatening and sending blood-smeared notes to his lawyer, a man has won the right to have h...

by Olivia Collings

Mar 04 2013Judges, lawyers in shock fraud case

A scandal has hit the legal community after a lawyer and several judges were found guilty of fraud a...

by The New lawyer

Mar 04 2013Supreme Court now faces GM issues

Opponents to the Chrysler sale are now considering similar challenges to the pending General Motors ...

by The New Lawyer

Sotomayor a 'dreaded activist': criticsMar 04 2013

Just hours after US judge Sonia Sotomayor was selected to fill the upcoming on the US Supreme Court, special interest groups launched invest...

by Kate Gibbs

Judge and partner embroiled in 'frivolous' caseMar 04 2013

Federal court judge, Berna Collier, and her husband, Brisbane lawyer Alan Collier, have been forced to repay the legal fees their neighbour ...

by Olivia Collings

Womens' briefing under scrutiny: Law CouncilMar 04 2013

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 ...

by The New Lawyer

Sotomayor faces senators, hot issuesMar 04 2013

US Supreme Court nominee, justice Sonia Sotomayor, will face 19 senators at a confirmation hearing in her journey to become the first female...

by The New Lawyer

Chief Justice rallies insolvency lawyersMar 04 2013

The Chief Justice of Western Australia has urged the state's insolvency professionals to consider the costs that flow from a regulatory regi...

by Kate Gibbs