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Michael Bradley — Managing partner at Marque Lawyers

Michael Bradley

Managing partner at Marque Lawyers

Michael Bradley is a freelance writer and managing partner at Sydney firm Marque Lawyers.

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Is the world on the brink of nuclear war? Wouldn't bet against it

Is the world on the brink of nuclear war? Wouldn't bet against it

Michael BradleyApr 19, 201715 Comments

Donald Trump is betting that the genuine threat of nuclear war will get Kim Jong-un to back down. That is an incredibly dangerous bet to make.

Is Pauline Hanson going back to jail?

Is Pauline Hanson going back to jail?

Michael BradleyApr 5, 201727 Comments

In 2015, Pauline Hanson's One Nation acquired a plane to ferry Dear Leader around in. Exactly how the plane was paid for remains a mystery. And that’s where the law comes in.

Should we rename buildings whose namesakes turn out to be objectionable?

Should we rename buildings whose namesakes turn out to be objectionable?

Michael BradleyMar 31, 20175 Comments

As Melbourne University renames the Richard Berry Building on account of eugenics, it's time to ask: should we expect those who lend their names to things to remain of unimpeachable moral character?

How and why the courts were able to smack down Trump's Muslim ban for a second time

How and why the courts were able to smack down Trump's Muslim ban for a second time

Michael BradleyMar 23, 20173 Comments

A lot of it had to do with a particular constitutional clause concerning the separation of church and state.

Manus refugees have just been betrayed by the one institution that gave them hope

Manus refugees have just been betrayed by the one institution that gave them hope

Michael BradleyMar 17, 20174 Comments

The PNG Supreme Court seemed like an ally for the asylum seekers on Manus Island when it declared the offshore detention camp illegal. But now it has determined that PNG can deport these desperate people back to the countries they fled in the first place.

The limits of 18C: racism is on the rise, and it's not up to judges to stop it

The limits of 18C: racism is on the rise, and it's not up to judges to stop it

Michael BradleyMar 10, 201710 Comments

Laws alone cannot protect our society and its legal system from the corrosive effects of the bile that bigoted sentiment will always place in men’s mouths.

Alan Tudge and DHS think it’s legal to leak private citizens’ details to the press. It isn't.

Alan Tudge and DHS think it’s legal to leak private citizens’ details to the press. It isn't.

Michael BradleyMar 3, 201735 Comments

"I’m struggling to see a basis for a genuine argument that the disclosure of Fox’s information did not involve a breach of the Privacy Act," writes Michael Bradley.

Report recommends no changes to 18C, humiliating and insulting News Corp, Cory Bernardi

Report recommends no changes to 18C, humiliating and insulting News Corp, Cory Bernardi

Michael BradleyMar 1, 20175 Comments

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights didn't just recommend no changes to 18C; it made no recommendations at all.

Hey George Brandis, we read the Migration Act for you and can explain whether asylum seekers are 'illegal'

Hey George Brandis, we read the Migration Act for you and can explain whether asylum seekers are 'illegal'

Michael BradleyFeb 22, 201721 Comments

George Brandis thinks that asylum seekers have broken the law by turning up to Australia without a visa. But since he could not name the exact law supposedly broken, an actual lawyer has gone through the Migration Act to help poor Brandis out.

Get the popcorn ready, Harrison-Seven legal fight will be a knockout

Get the popcorn ready, Harrison-Seven legal fight will be a knockout

Michael BradleyFeb 15, 20175 Comments

Seven's high-paid lawyers have thrown everything they can at Amber Harrison. Get set for a knock-down, drag-out legal fight with plenty of punch.

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