‘Get out, you BAFE wankers,’ thought Justice Michael Donald Kirby AC CMG (HCA 1996 - 2009) as he wandered through the Law Library, battered MacBook in hand, completely unable to find a seat.
In town for a speech later this evening, Judge Kirby thought it best to get a start on the seminar prep due tomorrow, and elected to find a seat in the Law Library to fulfil that end.
However, much to Kirby’s horror, shock, and disgust, he found it completely impossible to secure a seat in the library. Sounds like that seminar preparation might be in doubt, Mike!
‘This is cooked,’ he informed The Obiter in a hushed interview near a crowd of giggling second-year Commerce/Science students that gathered near the Level 1 bins to gossip about who pissed themselves in an Uber on the way to the Regatta on Saturday.
‘I find it completely abhorrent that I can’t even squeeze myself into a little corner somewhere to get some quality work done. It was easier to find a seat in the High Court!’
After we pointed out to Kirby that he had a seat literally reserved for him at the High Court in his tenure at the bench, he muttered ‘the interview is over,’ before walking up to The Void in an optimistic attempt to find a seat there.
You’re going to have to get up earlier than that to find a seat, Judge! By which I mean literally 3am. It’s rough out there.
Watch the throne. More to come.