~ australian court: self representation, natural justice, due process, monty python’s “dead parrot” & ruth bader ginsburg ~

I share this recent Australian case in the Federal Appeals Court to illustrate why certain principles of Australian law including protections like procedural fairness, natural justice & due process are so important.

Everyone in Australia is entitled to be heard, to a fair hearing & to a fair trial.  … Read More ~ australian court: self representation, natural justice, due process, monty python’s “dead parrot” & ruth bader ginsburg ~

That Dancing Femme Justice, The Notorious RBG!

    Found this fabulous RBG inspired art on Instagram. RBG in a burlesque mood. Just missing the powdered wig – if in Australia! RBG, the fighting femme from Flatbush, Brooklyn. How gorgeous is it. See what the artist @smashedhead says here. The fighting femme from flatbush brooklyn! i just had to share this insanely adorable drawing… Read More That Dancing Femme Justice, The Notorious RBG!

~ la femme avocat – historical post cards ~

  Always looking out for historical art, sketches & caricatures with a political, legal or justice theme including of French origin. I enjoy history & literature including historical fiction about matters of law, justice & liberty.  I touched on some of these themes here, here, here and here.   “The tree of liberty does not flourish unless… Read More ~ la femme avocat – historical post cards ~

‘I Dissent’! says Octogenerian, the Notorious R.B.G. (a riff on rapper Notorious B.I.G.)

    Few people do not know of the feminist and legal pioneer, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the US Supreme Court.  Yes, she’s a Supreme Court Justice, a glass-ceiling-breaker, and an 82-year-old Jewish grandma. She’s also a meme. The notorious RBG is the subject of at least three recently released books: I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her… Read More ‘I Dissent’! says Octogenerian, the Notorious R.B.G. (a riff on rapper Notorious B.I.G.)