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Survive Law

February 17, 2015

Dissenting is out and agreement is in vogue at the High Court of Australia, a study from the University of New South Wales has revealed.

The annual survey of the court’s decision making found an increase in unanimous decisions in 2014, with 43% of cases attracting unanimous judgments, up from 38% the year before.

“The last two years are very si...

February 3, 2015

There’s a new High Court Justice in town. Today Justice Geoffrey Nettle will be sworn in as the 51st judge of the High Court of Australia. 

He replaces Justice Susan Crennan, who retires after nine years with the court.

Nettle J was appointed to the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2002, and joined the Court of Appeal in 2004. He began his career i...

January 30, 2014

When Melbourne Uni students head back to class after the summer break, they’ll be joined by two judges. Justice Susan Kenny of the Federal Court of Australia an

August 28, 2013

New Victorian legislation is to provide more flexible working arrangements for judges and allow courts to make better use of experienced judges. The Courts Legi

August 6, 2013

Two new judges will be joining the Federal Court of Australia, Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus QC announced yesterday. Darryl Rangiah QC will begin working at the

June 17, 2013

There will be some new faces on the bench at the Federal Court of Australia, with Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus QC announcing the appointment of four new judges

June 12, 2013

Left your study a little too late? You may not have time to cram all that knowledge in, but a little prayer can’t hurt, right?...

June 27, 2012

They may seem intimidating in their robes and wigs, but for the all the tradition and ceremony, ultimately, judges are people too. Here are some things you...

December 7, 2011

As I finish my second-last year of uni, I find myself faced with yet another career dilemma. As if putting myself through the clerkship application process...

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