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24 Oct 2009
Court stymies litigation funding
A new court decision has cast doubts around the future of litigation funding in Australia. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
23 Oct 2009
Jury under threat: top judge
The jury system is threatened by the internet generation, who are so used to getting their information in text they won't be able to grapple with the ...
22 Oct 2009
Eye of the Storm hits Federal Court
The son of the founder of beleaguered investment advisory firm Storm Financial has begun giving evidence in the Federal Court in Brisbane over the com...
21 Oct 2009
ASIC case puts directors on notice
ASIC has launched legal action in the Federal Court against the directors, former directors and chief financial officer of the Centro Property Group. ...
21 Oct 2009
New Idea faces legal action
Celebrity magazine New Idea could be facing defamation over an article published claiming Bec Hewitt has a new man in her life. Write comment (...
21 Oct 2009
Complaints about judges skyrocket
Complaints about judges are increasing, but most are dismissed, according to a newly released report. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
16 Oct 2009
Media a threat and 'bulwark' to independent judiciary: Chief Justice
The media is vindicating the independence of the judiciary, according to the Chief Justice of Western Australia. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
16 Oct 2009
Judges' pensions laws discriminatory, say lawyers
Lawyers say the current laws regarding judges' pensions may discriminate against judges' former spouses. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
15 Oct 2009
Melbourne barristers face litigation threats
The impending launch of Melbourne TEC Chambers tonight has riled the well-established Melbourne Chambers, which claims its opening could "provoke liti...
15 Oct 2009
Barristers' chambers caught in specialisation furor
Melbourne barristers chambers are scuppering each others' claim to fame. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
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