ABC Radio Law Talk with Christine Smyth

SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND THE LEGAL PROFESSION

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Christine Smyth,  speaks with ABC Radio about Sexual Harassment, the Geoffrey Rush defamation case, defamation laws – their impact on sexual harassment complainants, sexual harassment within the legal profession, and the case for a judicial commission in Queensland and proposed reforms in the  Family Court of  the  use of technology to ease the backlog. Listen […]

Should They Have Sought Parmesan?

Should They Have Sought Parmesan?

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Sizzler smoulders over bun fight with burger chain! A Brisbane burger chain is accused of trade mark infringement and misleading and deceptive conduct over the alleged misuse of the name Sizzler and their trademarked Cheesetoast. Our Christine Smyth discusses why Sizzler is cheesed off and whether they have a Gouda case! Listen here:

The fourth estate & the incapacitated estate

The fourth estate & the incapacitated estate

Posted Posted in Queensland Law Society Proctor Magazine

Blackened pages on the broadsheet were a feature of our print news late last year. The press protest was sparked after the Australian Federal Police raid on the ABC’s Sydney office and the home of a Canberra journalist.1 Much debate ensued and continues around laws prohibiting publication of certain material. The Right to Know coalition called […]