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The Loftus Rule, the Government Gazette and the NT judges who never were

The Loftus Rule, the Government Gazette and the NT judges who never were

Loftus Rule: A rebuttable presumption that where an NT government decision is questioned it is more likely to be a fuck-up rather than an innocent mistake. (Syn: snafu - situation normal, all fucked up)

NT judge engages in “inappropriate judicial conduct,” brings “judiciary into disrepute” – keeps job

NT judge engages in “inappropriate judicial conduct,” brings “judiciary into disrepute” – keeps job

CAALAS stated that "This series of complaints has shone a light on the stresses under which judges, lawyers and court staff work and much needs to be done to rectify this situation generally."

The Muckaty trial – the curious titfer and the media circus

The Muckaty trial – the curious titfer and the media circus

"Oh," I remark and after identifying Emu, Bustard and Black Kite feathers I remark that maybe he needs some colour and should be on the look out for some Red-tailed Black Cockatoo feathers.

Law, disorder and CAALAS – the view from Yuendumu

Law, disorder and CAALAS – the view from Yuendumu

The law is like a spider’s web, In all humility I explain: the rich man fears it not neither he that is in command. The large beetles break free and only the small insects are ensnared

Giving a shit. Koulla Roussos on art and law

Giving a shit. Koulla Roussos on art and law

Begin by accepting that no one should be represented by an underpaid and under experienced lawyer, and no one in the arts should work to make your life brighter and richer for a pittance or for free, Koulla Roussos, Darwin 2016.

The slow death of Aboriginal Research? AIATSIS suspends research grants

The slow death of Aboriginal Research? AIATSIS suspends research grants

With the greatest reluctance, the AIATSIS Council has decided that applications for research grants will not be invited for the 2012 year. Although an important discretionary program, this will be the first time in over 20 years that grants will not be available.

White trash – and proud of it!

White trash – and proud of it!

There has been a lot of talk about white trash in the press over the past few days and most of it bad - but I'm proud to be called white trash - but white trash made good - maybe.