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icon_from_ed.jpgWelcome to the first edition of Hearsay for 2012. In this edition we feature a number of articles and miscellaneous sources of information concerning technology for barristers. We hope you find them informative and, indeed, useful. ... read more

Silks Ceremony 2011

Pictures from launch of the Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Issue 54: March 2012
Silks Dinner AddressThe Annual Silks Dinner was held on 14 December 2011 and featured the following address given by The Honourable Justice JDM Muir....Read More >> Silks Dinner Address
Eulogy to Federal Magistrate Keith Slack Eulogy to Federal Magistrate Keith Slack The following is the eulogy given by Justice Peter Murphy of the Family Court of Australia for Federal Magistrate Keith Slack who died on Saturday, 17 December 2011. The funeral wa...Read More >>
In This Issue
In Brief  News, views, Practice Directions, events, forthcoming national and international conferences, CPD seminars and more ...       Star-studded Symposium celebrates half century...Read More >>
Ethical Issues for Counsel Appearing in Mediations The following paper was presented by Richard Douglas S.C. and Kathryn McMillan S.C. at the recent Janus Club meeting. Read More >>
Failure to Arraign in Summary Proceedings: Formal Irregularity or Fatal Defect?The following article by Anthony J H Morris Q.C. examines the consequences of failing to arraign a defendant in summary proceedings, having regard to the relevant statutory requirements...Read More >>
Wired: What We’ve Learned About Courtroom TechnologyThe following article by Fredric I. Lederer discusses the development of courtroom technology and its impact on trial practice in the United States. The article was first published...Read More >>
Cloud Computing and the Lawyer As the practice of using the cloud to outsource work grows, the following article by Dimitrios Eliades  highlights the various issues that barristers should be aware of  including ...Read More >>
The Best Mobile Apps for Australian LawyersAlthough lawyers are not known for being at the cutting edge of embracing new technology, Richard Maurice thought there was a need to choose and review apps for Apple and Android portable devices usef...Read More >>
ALP Policy Statement   The following policy statement has been provided by Andrew Fraser MP, Deputy Premier, on behalf of the ALP. Read More >>
LNP Policy Statement   Jarrod Bleijie MP, Member for Kawana and Shadow Attorney-General, has provided the following policy statement on behalf of the LNP.  Read More >>
Courtroom Technology and the iPadAs Ian O’Flaherty explains, TrialPad is a useful tool for organising case presentations for the courtroom. Ian is the Managing Partner of Lit Software and Developer of TrialPad and Transcri...Read More >>
Wesley Weight Management ClinicFor the last weight management program you'll ever need. Special offer for Bar Association of Queensland  members. Read More >>
ABA JournalThe ABA Journal website provides current legal news on a range of topics including the business of law, careers, law in popular culture, legal ethics, legal technology, litigation, Supreme Court and w...Read More >>
The Law ReportPresented by Damien Carrick, the Law Report on ABC Radio National focuses on breaking legal stories across Australia and overseas, analysing law reform, legal education, test cases, miscarriages of ju...Read More >>
CPD EventsThe following is a list of the Bar Association’s upcoming CPD events. Read More >>
SILQ BarristerSILQ Barrister: Australia’s leading software for barristers. SILQ takes care of your business so you can spend more time on your business. Available on both Mac and PC ...Read More >>
Book Review: A Visit to Don Otavio and Viva Mexico A Visit to the Court of Don Otavio Author: Sybille Bedford Viva Mexico Author: Charles Flandrau Publisher: Eland Reviewed by Stephen KeimRead More >>
Fitness FirstExercise Boosts Brainpower and Productivity A recent clinical trial performed by Swinburne University and the Body-Brain Performance Institute showed that investment in a Workplace Vitality progr...Read More >>
Book Review: The Australian Book of Great TrialsAuthor: Jeremy Stoljar S.C. Publisher: Pier 92 Reviewed by Simon Cleary1Read More >>
Oracle Investment ServicesLife Insurance, Total & Permanent Disability, Income Protection, Trauma Cover, Buy & Sell Insurance, Business Protection Insurance  Read More >>
Book Review: The Tools of Regulation  Author: Arie Freiberg Publisher: The Federation Press Reviewed by Andrew SinclairRead More >>
Barcare Bootcamp  CBD FITNESS is the specialist holistic corporate fitness provider for sedentary and time poor executive people within the Brisbane CBD and Metropolitan locations.     The Holist...Read More >>
Book Review: Guantanamo: My JourneyAuthor: David Hicks Publisher: William Heinemann Reviewed by Stephen KeimRead More >>
Mercedes-Benz BrisbaneIntroducing the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Programme for Queensland Bar Association members. When you own a Mercedes-Benz, you become a part of a culture of excellence. It’s what defines us ...Read More >>
Book Review: A World Made New Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Author: Mary Ann Glendon1 Publisher: Random House Reviewed by Stephen Keim Read More >>
Medico Legal Insurance Group Pty Ltd Income Protection, Life Insurance, Trauma Insurance     Read More >>
Book Review: The FallAuthor: Albert Camus Publisher: Penguin Modern Classics Reviewed by Stephen KeimRead More >>
Bank of Queensland Private banking from Brisbane's finest ... Talk to Glenn de Kretser from BOQ Private Bank today!   Read More >>
Court of Appeal Judgment Summary Notes The following summary notes of recent decisions of the Queensland Court of Appeal have been prepared by Bruce Godfrey, Court of Appeal Research Officer. They provide a brief overview of each case. For...Read More >>
High Court of Australia Judgment Summary Notes The following summary notes of recent decisions of the High Court of Australia provide a brief overview of each case. For more detailed information, please consult the Reasons for Judgment which may b...Read More >>
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