This afternoon in the Brisbane division of the Federal Court, Justice Jeffrey Spender delivered his judgment in the case of  Haneef v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship . Depending on your point of view, it was either an egg in the face for the Government and Immigration Minister Kevin Andrews, or an indictment of nit-picking legal process. Each view is represented in this special Crikey edition. We’ve included the full judgment as well. Wise or woeful? You decide.

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