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Mark Solomons and Steve Cannane – ABC Lateline report: Senior Barrister stripped of Government brief

In Feruary 2014 a senior barrister had his brief to act for the Queensland Government taken away just days after he criticised the LNP administration’s law and order policies.  The highly unusual move, made against the wishes of the state’s Crown solicitor, prompted a “crisis” within the Justice Department as bureaucrats scrambled to find an acceptable replacement.

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