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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If I were the banks, I wouldn’t be losing sleep over the royal commission

December 7, 2017 4

Even an aggressive commissioner who manages to work around the commission's impotent framing probably won't reveal anything we don't already know.

How Australia’s strict defamation laws could thwart our ‘Weinstein moment’

November 29, 2017 16

Australia has, notoriously, the most repressive defamation laws in the English-speaking world, writes Michael Bradley.

Facebook wants your nudes and the government says that’s fine

November 13, 2017 8

Facebook is asking you to send it your own nudes. And the eSafety Commissioner is encouraging you to do so.

Due process around sexual harassment claims needs a complete overhaul

November 2, 2017 1

The court of public opinion, entertaining as it is, will not deliver justice.

A lot of smoke but no fire at the AWU

October 27, 2017 21

Amid the fallout of the the ROC's foot-shootingly efficient raid, no one seems to be asking what crime the AWU actually committed.

Why the High Court shut down Tassie’s anti-protest laws in Bob Brown case

October 19, 2017 1

The High Court has given judgment in Bob Brown’s case against Tasmanian anti-protest laws, and found the laws invalid on the basis they infringe the implied constitutional freedom of political communication.

America’s gun-toting fanaticism is too deeply embedded in the nation’s psyche to ever be removed

October 6, 2017 17

Michael Bradly attempts to explain why America and guns are so obsessively in love.

High Court allows the government to spend its slush fund on just about any old bullshit

September 29, 2017 25

The court’s breezy willingness to let this bullshit exercise through the gate sets a dangerous, destructive precedent.

The terrible history of Roger Corbett’s ‘separate but equal’ philosophy

September 21, 2017 21

Corbett's justification for denying equal marriage rights to LGBTI people, you see, is an old, old sociological theory, one you don’t hear expounded these days outside a One Nation rally.

Attention religious bakers: you may not discriminate against LGBTI people. It is the law.

September 13, 2017 25

There is no good reason in legal or social policy for a religious body to get a free pass on discrimination.