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Federal Police investigating both Labor and Liberal politicians with charges likely soon

The Australian federal police are currently investigating three federal politicians and had a win in the Federal Court in the Peter Slipper/Mal Brough/James Ashby matter on Thursday (19/5/2016) which is the same day they raided the offices of Senator Stephen Conroy and a Labor Party staffer’s home. Early in the week Federal Liberal National MP Stuart Robert, […]

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Where to now for Justice Rares given his dodgy judgement in the James Ashby / Peter Slipper matter?

James Ashby has won his appeal against the summary dismissal handed down by Justice Rares in the Peter Slipper sexual harassment case. But we won’t be seeing Justice Rares again in this matter as would be the norm as Rares has already done a runner. It will now be sent back to the federal court for […]

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Justice Rares does a runner from hearing the Peter Slipper v James Ashby costs application

In an unprecedented move Justice Rares has slipped out the back door after handing down his judgement in the James Ashby v Peter Slipper matter and will not hear Peter Slipper’s costs claim against Ashby and his lawyer Michael Harmer. While this might seem minor sometimes it is the small things that can tell a […]

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Justice Rares hands down judgement countersigned by AG Nicola Roxon in the Peter Slipper James Ashby matter

Justice Steven Rares has handed down a summary judgement accusing James Ashby of abuse of process, his application being politically motivated and using the proceedings to defame Federal MP Peter Slipper. This is hypocritical of Justice Rares to the extreme. Rares judgement is clearly politically motivated and he abuses his position as a judge to defame numerous people […]

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AG Nicola Roxon gives instructions to her subordinate Justice Steven Rares in the Peter Slipper / James Ashby case

Attorney-General Nicola Roxon has been using the media to give instructions and try to influence Justice Steven Rares in the Peter Slipper / James Ashby matter currently before the court. While there has been plenty of media attention on the matter and some criticism of Nicola Roxon there has been no summary of Mrs Roxon’s clear and blatant interference […]

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Tony Abbott and the Liberals win the own goal of the year award.

The Peter Slipper / James Ashby sexual harassment case is set down for further hearing on the interlocutory applications on the 2nd October 2012. The main application is by the government to have the matter thrown out for abuse of process. At this rate it will still be bubbling away and fresh in people’s minds at the […]

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Peter Slipper strikes it lucky and lands corrupt federal court judge Steven Rares to hear his sexual harassment case.

Federal politician and parliament speaker Peter Slipper has stepped aside as speaker as there is a huge shadow over him as he is being sued for sexual harassment by his staff member James Ashby and the federal police are investigating him for alleged fraud of his expenses. The problem is that the judge hearing his […]

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