Richard Ackland
is the publisher of Justinian. He is The Saturday Paper’s diarist-at-large and legal affairs editor.

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Opinion March 14, 2015

Treasurer for wail

“It is not attractive to see politicians suing for defamation ... It would be much harder to get to first base if the treasurer had brought his case in England or the US. ”

Diary March 14, 2015

Gadfly: Juan direction is what makes you dutiful

Diarist-at-large Richard Ackland flys about the nation.

Diary March 07, 2015

Gadfly: Detention deficit disorder

Diarist-at-large Richard Ackland flys about the nation.

Diary February 28, 2015

Gadfly: Road plans a trainwreck

Diarist-at-large Richard Ackland flys about the nation.

Diary February 21, 2015

Gadfly: Televising Murphy’s lore

Diarist-at-large Richard Ackland flys about the nation.

Diary February 14, 2015

Gadfly: Art and a thorny ol’ devil

Diarist-at-large Richard Ackland flys about the nation.

Opinion January 31, 2015

ICAC’s defining moment

“If the court finds that constitutionally it is not possible to prevent the liquor, gambling, tobacco and property interests from cashing up their political favourites, then vast chunks of ICAC’s work will collapse.”

Diary January 31, 2015

Gadfly: Abbott and knight checkmate

Diarist-at-large Richard Ackland flys about the nation.

Diary January 24, 2015

Gadfly: Putting satire back in its box

Diarist-at-large Richard Ackland flys about the nation.