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

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Diary August 22, 2015

Gadfly: Wry freedom

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

News August 22, 2015

Judging Dyson Heydon

With his credibility as trade union royal commissioner in question, Dyson Heydon’s past rulings speak volumes about the man he is.

Diary August 15, 2015

Gadfly: Kenny or can’t he?

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

Opinion August 08, 2015

Open Court and the problem with suppression orders

“The Victorian Open Courts Act is in keeping with Orwellian traditions, and has exactly the opposite effect to that suggested by its title. The NSW model is more wordy and even less worthy.”

Diary August 08, 2015

Gadfly: Santa’s little helpers

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

Diary August 01, 2015

Gadfly: A law student unto herself

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

Diary July 25, 2015

Gadfly: Gina courts more drama

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

Diary July 18, 2015

Gadfly: Unprincely behaviour

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

Diary July 11, 2015

Gadfly: A scarring experience

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