Obituary: Melbourne’s COVID-19 Curfew

The longest peacetime curfew in Australian history ended last night. It shuffled off into the annals of history at 5am amidst a peaceful chorus of relieved sighs by the Victorian Metropolitan Police. Officers attempted to retain an air of dignified mourning but couldn’t help hoping they might finally get a decent night’s sleep because of its demise. Continue reading Obituary: Melbourne’s COVID-19 Curfew

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: a folk hero in a profession of expensive villains

The passing of Justice Ginsburg immediately spawned the question: who will replace her? Who indeed. Even from Ginsburg’s own generation, it’s difficult to sort the legitimate jurists from the rogue’s gallery of rain makers and ambulance chasers. The dollar signs in the eyes of the legal industry have only darkened since, with no end in sight. Continue reading Ruth Bader Ginsburg: a folk hero in a profession of expensive villains