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Just when you thought it was over, here we go again.

Human rights lawyer Julian Burnside, QC, is leading a case brought against AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan and former commission chairman Mike Fitzpatrick.

He is representing Melbourne lawyer Jackson Taylor, who alleges misleading and deceptive conduct during the five-year supplements scandal.
Wasn't Burnside QC the lawyer of note for Mr Hird during the saga?
 

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A lawyer representing another lawyer?
How does Jackson Taylor have standing? Who is he?
That's what I can't figure out. How did the saga impact Taylor to a point where he is in a position to bring a case, or is this a way for a former coach to bring a case without having his name used?
 

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How's that what?

First by forcing the likes of Gil under oath they may find the AFL was indeed lying, about lots of stuff.

Second, the AFL bullshitted and dissembled to bring in the 2013 "governance" penalties. Finding out how that sausage was made won't be pretty.

Though this bloke doesn't seem to be an Essendon truther much as a Hirdy truther.
 
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How's that what?

First by forcing the likes of Gil under oath they may find the AFL was indeed lying, about lots of stuff.

Second, the AFL bullshitted and dissembled to bring in the 2013 "governance" penalties. Finding out how that sausage was made won't be pretty.

Though this bloke doesn't seem to be an Essence Rutgers's much as a Hirdy truther.
What do you think would be uncovered?

It’s already been before the courts
 

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Not everything has been before the courts.

I don't know exactly what would be uncovered.
The whole “there’s more to come out, the AFL were helping the club” is just as much of a “truther” movement as these Essendon supporters are running with “there’s more to come out, the AFL were ******* the club”.

Everybody knows what the AFL did, it’s their standard MO.
 

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The whole “there’s more to come out, the AFL were helping the club” is just as much of a “truther” movement as these Essendon supporters are running with “there’s more to come out, the AFL were ******* the club”.

Everybody knows what the AFL did, it’s their standard MO.
I don't think we've been told the full story on just how much the AFL and Evans/Essendon cooked up their response and plan in the very early stages, the one that required Hirdy to go.

The AFL knows lots more that the ACC told them that they can't talk about publicly.
 

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These Essendon truthers are going to learn the very hard way that the AFL was bending the rules and sweeping shit under the carpet to HELP the club.
That was some HELP...
Without that 'help' would the players be better or worse off do you think?

For my 2c; I think they should have stood back & let it run it's course no matter how good or bad it was going to be.
But we all know that the AFL don't work that way.
 
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