Amicae Curiae

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"On the role of women in the law, in legal education, as students as academics, and within the legal profession, generally Australian focus, but some international content as well."

Author: Melissa Castan is a senior lecturer and deputy director for the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law at Monash University Law School in Australia; and Jeannie Paterson is a senior lecturer at Melbourne Law School in Australia.

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Poll: Which of these captions for the cartoon contest really pops?

Two prisoners watch lawyer walk out of prison.

  • 41.29%
    "He’s not much of a lawyer, but for 40 years he hasn’t forgotten my birthday."
  • 9.01%
    "I asked for help keeping my head up, but I should have been more specific."
  • 49.7%
    "How did the meeting with your attorney go?" "He said these balloons had a better chance of getting me out than he did."