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14 Jul 2009
New investigations into complaints about judges
Victoria has cautiously backed an inquiry into complaints about judges and magistrates following concerns about a magistrate's speeding irregularities...
10 Jul 2009
Judicial system depends upon public confidence: Chief Justice
The judicial system depends upon public confidence in what it does to effectively function, the Chief Justice said yesterday. Write comment (0...
7 Jul 2009
'Philosopher kings' under scrutiny: French
Australia's Chief Justice has been decidedly stern on not handing out an opinion about whether the country should have a charter of human rights. But....
1 Jul 2009
Barrister suffers shot in leg
An English barrister on holidays in the Caribbean has been shot during a robbery. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
1 Jul 2009
WA's top magistrate critical of commisioner's call for longer hours
The West Australian police commissioner wants magistrates to work longer hours, but the state's top magistrate is having none of it. Write comm...
23 Jun 2009
Courts are understanding of parental obligations, says lawyer
Outrage over the dismissal of a toddler from the senate has prompted a female lawyer to talk up. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
22 Jun 2009
Einfeld's lawyers get the sack
Former federal court judge Marcus Einfeld has sacked his lawyers and is unlikely to dispute his disbarring from the NSW Bar Association. Write ...
17 Jun 2009
Sotomayor nomination ruffles America
Legal eagles across America are celebrating or scathing the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
16 Jun 2009
Chief Justice touts lawyers' moral duty
The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in Queensland has welcomed new graduates into the legal profession, lecturing them on their responsibilities as...
16 Jun 2009
Blood smeared notes, threats, sent to lawyer
Despite threatening and sending blood-smeared notes to his lawyer, a man has won the right to have his case heard again with a new lawyer. Writ...
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