What is the doctrine of marshalling?

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In my post dated 12 April 2013 (see: https://melbournepropertylaw.blogspot.com/2013/04/are-there-any-recent-decisions-about_12.html), I discussed the doctrine of marshalling and its potential impact in modern lending law. 

Another example of the relevance of the doctrine of marshalling arose in the May 2019 Court of Appeal decision in Burness (in their capacity as trustees of the bankrupt estate

Neutral legal observers at protests. And digital estates after death.

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ABC Radio

At both the recent Climate Change marches around Australia and the continuing Hong Kong pro-democracy protests, neutral legal observers document security and protest behaviours in the name of maintaining the rule of law. And, the mysterious case of the Canadian crypto currency trader and the missing millions. It raises the

Profiling an arsonist, and an unusual inheritance battle

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ABC Radio

A number of people have been arrested and charged in connection with lighting fires in Queensland. Why do people light bushfires? Can we prevent someone going down that path? And, an elderly couple are tragically found dead in their English cottage. Two stepsisters battle in court over which parent died

Sandwich boards and skywriting: what’s legal and what’s not?

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Danny Lim is well known for wearing sandwich boards emblazoned with provocative word plays. A Sydney Magistrate has overturned a $500 fine imposed on the 75-year-old pensioner for offensive behaviour. Also, what are the regulations around political messages in the sky? And Vale: Justice Jane Matthews.