Outside the law

In 2015, Judge Middleton of the Federal Circuit Court found himself keeping pace in a 251 km, 6-day ultra-marathon in the Sahara desert. An avid runner all his life, Judge Middleton has learned a lot from long-distance running forming his values on life in and outside the Court.
, Erin MacKinnon
Asserting your right to exist, your right to be human, is not a choice, it is a necessity. This message instilled in Karen at an early age and has stayed with her through her legal studies.
, Sheetal Deo
You may recall that last column I pointed out our brains are out to get us... I come forth now with more proof.
, Shane Budden
Here are five books I think every lawyer should read – not that everyone should, because that list is too broad, and incidentally would start with The Lord of the Rings...
, Shane Budden
Health complexities riddle the lives of quadriplegics everywhere. That is why Carol and members of the QLS Diverse Abilities Network are sipping for SIP Week 2020, raising funds towards the Spinal Injury Project.
, Erin MacKinnon
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are disproportionately and systemically oppressed by the justice system. I wanted to utilise the privileges I have in accessing tertiary education to gain qualifications in an area where I can become an advocate for, and empower, my people.
, Sheetal Deo
The human is so impressive that we often only appreciate it when it becomes apparent that it has been disengaged... especially if someone uses the phrase "make America great again."
, Shane Budden
What’s a weird fact people wouldn’t know about me? Well … I have a mild allergy to toothpaste and until I developed a tolerance … I used bicarb and salt! How’s that for an opener?!
, Lexi Kehl
The Queensland legal community has lost a highly regarded and valued member with the passing of barrister Stephen Fynes-Clinton.
I believe there is a lot to be said about taking your time following graduation to not just reflect on what you just achieved, but also to avoid burnout and set some goals and take time for yourself.
, Sheetal Deo

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