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    A question of capacity: the case of Justice Bruce
    WAUGH, JOHN ( 1998)
    In 1998, complaints against Justice Vince Bruce of the New South Wales Supreme Court led to an investigation by the state's Judicial Commission and a parliamentary debate on the judge's removal. This comment notes the history of removal of judges in Australia, the framework for investigation of judicial complaints in New South Wales, and the outcome of the inquiry into Justice Bruce.
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    The Victorian government and the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court
    WAUGH, JOHN ( 1996)
    In the mid-1990s, controversy erupted over the number of acts of parliament that were reducing the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Victoria. This article analyses the legislation that led to this controversy, the significance of Victoria distinctive constitutional entrenchment of Supreme Court jurisdiction, and other aspects of the constitutional position of the Supreme Court.