Hands off Chief Justice, Porter warns Law Council

Family Court Chief Justice John Pascoe. Picture: Renee Nowytarger. Nicola Berkovic Attorney-General Christian Porter has taken aim at the Law Council of Australia for “lecturing” Family Court Chief Justice John Pascoe on how to run his court, amid bitter infighting ­between the court’s judges. The strife comes as Chief Justice Pascoe tries to overhaul the […]

Family Court: Bully claims, email rows: judges engage in bench warfare

Nicola Berkovic - The Australian

Chief Justice John Pascoe. Picture: Renee Nowytarger. Nicola Berkovic Nicola Berkovic Legal Affairs Correspondent Sydney @NicBerko At least one Family Court judge fears his judgments will not be dealt with fairly on appeal because he is not part of a “cheer squad” of other judges, while another questions whether alleged intimidation by another judge could […]