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MUNGO MacCALLUM. George Brandis is a dead man walking.

What is not clear is whether George Brandis was genuinely ignorant of the implications of the tax case or whether he deliberately ignored them. In either case, he should immediately have resigned.  

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MUNGO MacCALLUM. What worthwhile lawyer would want to work with George Brandis.

  Our bumble-footed Attorney-General, George Brandis, has finally got something right. The resignation of the Solicitor-General, Justin Gleeson, was the proper course of action for him to have taken. Indeed, it was inevitable: when the first and second law officers … Continue reading

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MUNGO MacCALLUM. Brandis vs Gleeson.

  Our Attorney General George Brandis states as an unviolable credo that a barrister must give fearless and impartial advice at all times. This is a legal ideal, and perhaps one that he believes in, but the fact is that … Continue reading

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