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A Question of Integrity: Politics, Ethics, and the Supreme Court

Posted on October 14, 2013 by | 0 Comments
“A Question of Integrity” examines growing concerns about ethically questionable and overtly political behavior by some Supreme Court justices, and explores the need the need to apply the same ethical standards that govern every other judge in the federal court system to the nation’s highest court. Viewers are called to action in support of reforms essential to preserve the integrity of our most important legal institution.

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Did The Minister’s Dog Eat Hubby’s Homework?

Posted on August 5, 2009 by | 4 Comments
OPINIONby Tim O’Dwyer M.A., LL.BSolicitorConsumer Advocate watchdog@argonautlegal.com.au   Former corruption investigator Tony Fitzgerald QC and former premier Wayne Goss recently charged that Queensland’s Beattie and Bligh governments had let the state slide back into its “dark past”. “Ethics are always tested by incumbency”, explained Fitzgerald.  “The longer any side of politics is in power, the more risk cobwebs will settle”, Goss added.  Both agreed that standards had slipped during 11 years of Labor government –...

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