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icon_from_ed.jpgWelcome to the July edition of Hearsay. This month we feature an article on “Written Submissions – Perspectives from the Bar, the Bench and Beyond”, a CPD presentation made by the Honourable Richard Chesterman AO RFD QC recently, an article on ensuring  ...  read more

Faces of Justice

Pictures from launch of the Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Issue 63: July 2013
Valedictory Remarks by the Honourable Justice WhiteThe Honourable Justice White gave the following address at the valedictory ceremony held on 3 June 2013 in the Banco Court. Other speeches from the ceremony were published in the previous edition...Read More >> Valedictory Remarks by the Honourable Justice White
Miscellany Miscellany   News, views, Practice Directions, events, forthcoming national and international conferences, CPD seminars and more ...     QUT Public Lecture - Lieutenant Colonel Dan Mori (Ret) ...Read More >>
In This Issue
Written Submissions - Perspectives from the Bar, the Bench and BeyondThe Hon Richard Chesterman AO RFD QC presented the following paper at a CPD seminar held  on 6 June 2013. Read More >>
Ensuring Procedural Fairness in the Decision Making Process Simon Grant delivered the following paper on 7 March 2013 as part of the Legalwise seminar “Decision Making and Writing Reasons”.Read More >>
Lessons from the U.S. - the Zimmerman TrialIn the previous edition of Hearsay we featured the article, Lessons from the UK, in which John Meredith pointed out that the UK Supreme Court hearings were now accessible online via live streaming. Wh...Read More >>
Recent Advances in digital researching, through LexisNexis. This paper by Brian Morgan follows on from a Seminar provided by LexisNexis at the Inns of Court on the 19 June 2013, which was chaired by the author. Read More >>
Contractual Construction: Surrounding Circumstances and the Ambiguity GatewayThe Hon Justice Kenneth Martin of the Supreme Court of Western Australia  presented the following paper at the Thomsons Contract Law Seminar on 20 June 2013 in Perth. In Codelfa Construction Pty...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 >>
The Victorian Court of Appeal’s interpretation of the Queensland test for summary judgmentChris Tam has prepared a summary of a recent decision of the Victorian Court of Appeal concerning the appropriate test for summary judgment. The judgment includes extensive references t...Read More >>
420 George Street - The ideal solution for your office requirement420 George Street occupies an enviable position within the North Quarter of Brisbane’s CBD. The new Supreme and District Court is located directly opposite 420 George Street and also close by ar...Read More >>
The Womens Lawyers Association QueenslandNatalia Wuth is the incoming president of the Women Lawyers Association Queensland ("WLAQ"). The following article introduces the WLAQ Committee for the 2013-2014 year and highlights th...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 21 Hottest Barristers in London 2013The following link is to a blog by Your Barrister Boyfriend, the self-proclaimed "barrister hottie experts". It features the first ever official Barrister Hottie list (London male division...Read More >>
CPD EventsThe following is a list of the Bar Association’s upcoming CPD events. Read 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 >>
Book Review: Justice in Society Publisher: The Federation Press Authors: Belinda Carpenter and Matthew Ball Reviewer: Benjamin Dighton Read More >>
Book Review: Law of SuccessionAuthors: G.E Dal Pont, K.F. Mackie Publisher: LexisNexis (781 pages, hard cover) Reviewer: Brian MorganRead More >>
Book Review: Annotated Federal Court Legislation and RulesPublisher: LexisNexis Butterworths Soft Cover version (1,834 pages) Reviewer: Brian MorganRead More >>
Book Review: Government Contracts (5ed) Author: Nicholas Seddon Publisher: The Federation Press Reviewer: David Marks Read More >>
Book Review: Joint Ventures Law in Australia Author: W D Duncan Publisher: The Federation Press Reviewer: Dan Butler Read More >>
Book Review: Torts, Cases and Commentary, 7th EditionAuthors: Harold Luntz, David Hambly, Kylie Burns, Joachim Dietrich, Neil Foster 972 pages, soft cover. Published by LexisNexis, Butterworths Reviewed by Brian Morgan. 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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