Courts, Judges, & Lawyers

The Commissioners (Or: Somebody for Everybody) (January 19, 2013)

The Chief Commissioner (Or: No Juries Please, We’re British) (January 20, 2013)

Commissioner Coate (Or: The Legitimiser) (January 24, 2013)

Counsel Assisting, Gail Furness (Or: Snow White) (January 27, 2013)

The Star Enquiry, Mark II (Or: Snow White, Cont’d) (January 28,2013)

Shared Lawyers (Or: An Oldie But a Goodie) (February 19, 2013)

The Role of Expert Witnesses in the Royal Commission (Or: Asymmetric Warfare) (February 21, 2013)

NSW Enquiry Commissioner Margaret Cunneen (Or: A Hard Day’s Fight ) (March 27, 2013)

Junior Counsel Assisting: Melinda Richards (Or: Chief Assistant to the Assistant Chief) (April 18, 2013)

Victorian Enquiry: Uniting Church Evidence (Or: Speak to my Mouthpiece) (April 24, 2013)

Salvation Army Fullarton Girls’ Home: (Or: Are Your Hands Clean?) (May 10, 2013)

More from the NSW Enquiry (Or: Not Guilty Wins by a Nose) (May 11, 2013)

An Idiot Speaks: (Or: Poor Old Fella) (May 12, 2013)

David Curtain, QC: (Or: Closure for Victims?) (May 16, 2013)

Why Judges Should Not Head Abuse Enquiries (Or: I Judge, Therefore I Am) (May 31, 2013)

The Melbourne Response Responds After the Enquiry is Finished – Again (Or: Buyer Beware) (June 20, 2013)

NSW Enquiry – Week’s Wrap-Up (Or: Master of Law and Letters) (July 6, 2013)

NSW Enquiry, Session 2, Week 3, Day 5 (Or: Poor Old Steptoe) (July 19, 2013)

The Courts As An Institution In The Royal Commission Context (Or: You Poor Man) (August 12, 2013)

The Commissioners Revisited (Or: Don’t Go By PR Releases) (August 31, 2013)

A Close Look at Anglican Primate Phillip Aspinall (Or: Teflon Wears Off Eventually) (September 2, 2013)

Public Hearings Commence Soon (Or: No Legal Cash Cows, Please) (September 5, 2013)

Transparency Issues (Or: Judged By Your Betters) (September 14, 2013)

First Day (Or: As It Happened) (September 16, 2013)

Comments From Victims And Activists (Or: My Lawyer Can Beat Your Lawyer) (November 14, 2013)

Third Hearing – Week Two (Or: Just A Joke) (November 25, 2013)

More From Slater (Or: Haven’t We Done Well For Ourselves!) (November 26, 2013)

The Catholic Church’s Submission On “Towards Healing” (Or: No Lawyers Please, Except Ours!) (December 2, 2013)

The “Towards Healing” Hearings Begin (Or: Gray’s Gaffe) (December 9, 2013)

More “Towards Healing” Officials (Or: Jesus Had No Lawyer) (December 11, 2013)