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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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Pauline Hanson shines light on disgraceful truth: Muslims kill live cows

Pauline Hanson shines light on disgraceful truth: Muslims kill live cows

Michael BradleyMay 25, 201723 Comments

YOU GUYS, Muslims kill cows before they are even dead.

Trump’s chaotic, dangerous behaviour exposes the limits of US democracy

Trump’s chaotic, dangerous behaviour exposes the limits of US democracy

Michael BradleyMay 17, 201731 Comments

Institutions of American democracy assure themselves and us that their collective cross-checking power and integrity can and will survive and recover from whatever depredations Trump and his cabal wreak. Don't be so sure ...

Jesus F-ing Christ! Blasphemy is back, and it's flummoxing secular legal systems

Jesus F-ing Christ! Blasphemy is back, and it's flummoxing secular legal systems

Michael BradleyMay 12, 201736 Comments

The case of a former Jakarta governor illustrates the role that blasphemy plays at the intersection between law and state-sponsored religion.

Canavan's call to boycott Westpac a colossally stupid salvo in the new Truth Wars

Canavan's call to boycott Westpac a colossally stupid salvo in the new Truth Wars

Michael BradleyMay 2, 201712 Comments

Matt Canavan says Queenslanders should boycott Westpac since the bank is not going to lend money to the colossally wasteful Adani coal mine and becomes sucked into the Nationals Irony Generator.

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.

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