Keim on the muzzle rule: a reply and joinder

Mortensen, Reid (2009) Keim on the muzzle rule: a reply and joinder. University of Queensland Law Journal, 28 (2). pp. 329-338. ISSN 0083-4041

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Few professional conduct rules, if any, that have been set for any branch of the legal profession in Australia have less credibility than the muzzle rule. The source of this discredit lies in the basic purpose of the rule – to limit severely, and even deny, public expression by barristers in relation to potential or current legal proceedings and in which the barristers are briefed.

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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Law
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2010 03:15
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:42
Uncontrolled Keywords: lawyers' ethics, terrorism charges, freedom of expression, Legal Profession (Barristers) Rule 2007 (Qld)
Fields of Research : 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180121 Legal Practice, Lawyering and the Legal Profession
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 94 Law, Politics and Community Services > 9404 Justice and the Law > 940499 Justice and the Law not elsewhere classified

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