Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Australian Judge's Tirade Reveals Family Law "Crisis"

From Financial Review:

The incendiary farewell speech by Family Court judge Peter Murphy that took aim at "finger-puppet" appointments has convinced the Law Council "there is a judicial crisis in the Family Court and the Federal Circuit Court".

The council's president, Arthur Moses, SC, said there needed to be a circuit-breaker and that the nation's peak legal body was willing to mediate to ease the "deep division amongst the bench".

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