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25 Sep 2009
'Win-at-all-costs' case puts WorkCover's power at risk
A recent and expensive case has highlighted the power of WorkCover, South Australia, to prosecute at will, riling the state's shadow Attorney General ...
24 Sep 2009
'Bleak' justice needs new remedy: A-G
The Federal Attorney General has labelled the justice outcomes for Indigenous Australians "bleak". Write comment (0 Comments) ...
21 Sep 2009
Habib's lawyers excluded from legal talks
Guantanamo detainee Mamdouh Habib's lawyers have been have excluded from the legal proceedings by government lawyers, according to reports. Wri...
17 Sep 2009
Britain's highest court opens its refurbed doors
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. Write ...
15 Sep 2009
'Here he goes again': Chief Justice on court inadequacies
Western Australia has reached crisis point as an inadequately resourced Supreme Court causes confusion and uncertainty for lawyers and litigants._x000...
15 Sep 2009
ASIC issues warning to lawyers
ASIC has issued a warning to lawyers following a Supreme Court ruling. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
14 Sep 2009
Tiffanys mad over H&M's class
The store made famous by Audrey Hepburn is furious that H&M may ruin its reputation. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
14 Sep 2009
Judge orders mouth shut
A small court judge ordered a defendant's mouth shut after he tired of being interrupted. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
14 Sep 2009
Court faces messy end to trial
Apparently taking an insanity plea to its critical maximum in a criminal trial last week, James Orr squeezed the contents of his colostomy bag onto th...
14 Sep 2009
Law firm to pay costs after 'pathetic' case
A mid-tier compensation law firm will have to pay legal costs for two clients after it was excoriated for its "woeful" and "pathetic" handling of a w...
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