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

November 13, 2017 8 Comments

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 Comment

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 Comments

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 Comment

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 Comments

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 Comments

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 Comments

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 Comments

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

On what legal basis did the High Court approve a statistically meaningless opinion poll?

September 7, 2017 14 Comments

It seems the High Court figured that adding up two columns of numbers and pointing out which one is longer constitutes a statistical exercise. OK then.

Why Bill Shorten should not have shown his citizenship documents in Parliament

September 7, 2017 15 Comments

Our justice system is built upon the principle of innocent until proven guilty. Demanding that MPs who have not been charged with anything stump up documents is a very dangerous path indeed.