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The long arm.(crime, law enforcement, and justice administration)(Editorial)
September 1, 2007 ... IF you judge a book by its cover (front and back), you might conclude from this issue of Meanjin that just as the more exalted ranks in the legal profession are starting to take off their wigs, those in the criminal profession are putting...

Mokbel & I: Lucy Sussex witnesses on the relationship between organised crime and 'legitimate' big business in Melbourne.(drug trafficker Tony Mokbel)(Essay)
September 1, 2007 ... I NEVER met him, I admit. But I have walked in his territory and through his property any number of times. For many Brunswick pedestrians, the quickest way to reach Sydney Road from the westward block bordered by Hope and Albion streets is a...

Crime writing: a Cliff Hardy story.(Short story)
September 1, 2007 ... THEO Baldwin phoned me from the Silverwater Correctional Centre and asked me to come and see him. Said he'd arrange for me to pay a visit even though I wasn't a relative or a lawyer. 'Sounds as if you've got some pull,' I said. 'You...

Legal fictions: David S. Caudill discusses In Cold Blood, the new Capote movies and their significance for legal ethics.(Critical essay)
September 1, 2007 ... WHEN George Plimpton in a 1966 interview with Truman Capote suggested that the temptation to fictionalise in a 'nonfiction novel' such as In Cold Blood must be overwhelming, he was thinking of the author's account of how the accused murderer...

By Any Other Name.(Poem)
September 1, 2007 ... BY ANY OTHER NAME He asks, 'What's that, Daddy?' I look at the red petals, attached to a stem: 'That, son, is a sham.' He looks at me: 'What's a sham?' I tell him it's something pretending to be...