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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 investigations into the "dreaded activist"

by Kate Gibbs

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Mar 04 2013Judge and partner embroiled in 'frivolous' case

Federal court judge, Berna Collier, and her husband, Brisbane lawyer Alan Collier, have been forced ...

by Olivia Collings

Mar 04 2013Womens' briefing under scrutiny: Law Council

The state of the fairer sex in the legal profession has come to the fore as the body representing th...

by The New Lawyer

Mar 04 2013Sotomayor faces senators, hot issues

US Supreme Court nominee, justice Sonia Sotomayor, will face 19 senators at a confirmation hearing i...

by The New Lawyer

Mar 04 2013Chief Justice rallies insolvency lawyers

The Chief Justice of Western Australia has urged the state's insolvency professionals to consider th...

by Kate Gibbs

The end of courtrooms a virtual realityMar 04 2013

Courtrooms could completely become a thing of the past as new technologies pave the way for virtual hearings. Deals Write comment (0 ...

by Olivia Collings

Judges confess: Ally McBeal-like lawyers distractingMar 04 2013

Women lawyers tempted to go to court looking like Ally McBeal have been warned that male judges find them distracting.Deals Write comm...

by The New Lawyer

Chambers' stench forces barristers outMar 04 2013

Melbourne barristers are fuming over a revolting smell wafting through the corridors of Douglas Menzies Chambers.Deals Write comment ...

by The New Lawyer

Chief Justice rules on court fundingMar 04 2013

THE Chief Justice of Australia's highest court has delivered a timely speech about the challenges of court funding.Deals Write comment...

by Kate Gibbs

Judge-led mediation expert bolsters court ADR pilotMar 04 2013

Victoria has brought in an international expert on judge-led mediation to educate the State's judiciary ahead of a pilot mediation program t...

by The New Lawyer