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icon_from_ed.jpgWelcome to the April edition of Hearsay published, in respect of the tradition, in May albeit at the very beginning. In last month’s edition we featured an article by Nikki Lloyd on branding of the Bar as a profession, as distinct from the branding of individual barristers ... read more

Dinner for The Hon Justice Patrick Keane

Pictures from launch of the Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Issue 61: April 2013
Making Queensland legislation more accessible and user-friendly Making Queensland legislation more accessible and user-friendly The Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel (OQPC) is responsible for maintaining the high standard of legislative drafting and for publishing Queensland legislation via the Queensland legislat...Read More >>
In Brief  News, views, Practice Directions, events, forthcoming national and international conferences, CPD seminars and more ...     Court Recording and Transcript Production &n...Read More >> In Brief
In This Issue
The Case Against Releasing Criminal HistoriesIn this article Darin Honchin questions the effect of proposed criminal law reforms on civil rights and individual protections.    Read More >>
Principles of Liability in Psychiatric Injury ClaimsChristopher Newton presented the following paper at the Legalwise Personal Injury Law Roundup 2013.1 Read More >>
Compulsory Acquisition: The assessment of compensation under the Acquisition of Land Act 1967 (Qld)Grant Allan presented the following paper at the Advanced Property Legalwise Seminar on 7 March 2013. Part 1 provides an overview of the relevant procedural and substantive provisions and Pa...Read More >>
CPD EventsThe following is a list of the Bar Association’s upcoming CPD events. Read More >>
Letter to the Editor: The World is Our OysterWe welcome this our first "letter to the editor", at least in our time. We extend our wish that many more may follow, in the interests of the Bar.    Read More >>
Where there’s a will there’s a relativeCaite Brewer presented the following paper at the Legalwise 10 points in One day Seminar held on 13 March 2013. 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 >>
Effective Pleading - Avoid the PigThe following article by Richard Douglas SC has been adapted from a paper presented at the 2012 North Queensland Law Association Conference. It is essential reading for those who wish to kno...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 >>
CAT Reporters Farewell SpeechThe following speech was given by Donna Rumpf , a longstanding but nevertheless young CAT reporter within our courts, at a send-off for the CAT reporters held at the Coffee Club adjacent to the QEII L...Read More >>
Book Review: the Chamberlain CaseThe Legal Saga That Transfixed the Nation Author: Ken Crispin Publisher: Scribe Reviewed by: Dan O’Gorman SC Read More >>
Book Review: The Casual VacancyAuthor: J.K. Rowling Publisher: Little,Brown Reviewed by Stephen KeimRead More >>
Book Review: The Street SweeperAuthor: Elliot Perlman Publisher: Random House Reviewed by: Stephen KeimRead More >>
Mercedes BenzIntroducing 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 >>
Court of Appeal Judgment Summary NotesThe 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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