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18 Jun 2018
New platform claims disruption of briefing process
A Victorian lawyer has launched a technology solution for what she considers to be the “endless chase” of briefing a barrister.  Write co...
14 Jun 2018
High Court judge reflects on hard-fought battle for women in law
It has been 100 years since NSW passed the Women’s Status Act, which gave women the right to practice as solicitors and barristers in the state amon...
welcome, applauds
12 Jun 2018
NSW Bar welcomes ‘critical’ legal access in terrorism trials
The NSW Bar Association has applauded new recommendations which aim to improve legal representation and trial preparation access for those charged wit...
11 Jun 2018
JCU law grads take to the judiciary
Two of James Cook University's law graduates have officially joined the judiciary as a judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and magistrate ...
4 Jun 2018
WA's new 24-hour welfare line to reduce Aboriginal deaths in custody
Western Australia has announced that legal advice and welfare checks will be provided to all Aboriginal people taken into police custody by the year...
4 Jun 2018
Queensland Law Society applauds extra regional magistrates
The appointment of two new magistrates for courts in the Darling Downs and North Queensland have been welcomed by the local law society. Write...
31 May 2018
New WA magistrate appointed
A metropolitan appointment to the Magistrates’ Court of Western Australia has been made, which takes effect as of this week. Write comment ...
30 May 2018
Judges ‘overwhelmingly’ get it right, Vic Chief Judge says
The Herald Sun has been corrected by Peter Kidd, Chief Judge of the Victorian County Court, for inaccurate and sensationalised reporting that sugges...
30 May 2018
Commercial barrister Vic’s latest Supreme Court judge
A leading barrister, who once worked as an associate to former Supreme Court Justice David Harper AM, has been appointed to the bench. Write c...
28 May 2018
The war against section 44 and how we can defeat it
Another High Court citizenship decision, another casualty — section 44 is a constitutional crisis that shows no sign of slowing down, writes Arthur...
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