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Former solicitor-general says PM should seek legal advice on Christian Porter rape allegation – ABC News

Eminent lawyer Justin Gleeson urges the Prime Minister to enlist the Solicitor-General in assessing whether Christian Porter is a fit and proper person to remain…

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Eminent lawyer Justin Gleeson has urged the Prime Minister to enlist the Solicitor-General in assessing whether Christian Porter is a fit and proper person to remain Attorney-General.
Key points:

  • Justin Gleeson says the Solicitor-General could quickly determine if an independent inquiry is warranted
  • He says the Attorney-General can’t have doubts over their “fitness and propriety” hanging over them
  • Scott Morrison has rejected calls to get the Solicitor-General involved

Mr Gleeson, who was solicitor-general…

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