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icon_from_ed.jpgWelcome again to the current edition of Hearsay.

In this issue we commemorate the sad passing of one of the icons of the Bar, Cedric Edward Keid Hampson AO RFD QC. As President Doyle QC wrote: “He was in every sense a leader of the Bar ...  read more

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Pictures from launch of the Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Issue 69: September 2014
Cedric Hampson Eulogy Cedric Hampson EulogyCedric Edward Keid Hampson was born in Ashgrove on 18 January 1933 and passed away in the embrace of his family at his beloved home in Ascot last Saturday, aged 81. It is not the length of life that...Read More >>
A Conversation with Cedric Cedric Edward Keid Hampson AO, RFD, QC was born in 1933, the eldest of three children. He attended St Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace and, thereafter, graduated from the University of Queensla...Read More >> A Conversation with Cedric
In This Issue
Frank Glynn Connolly ObituaryFrank Glynn Connolly was one of the great characters of the post-war Bar. Although he was not called until he was 33, he remained in practice for nearly six decades.  In 1949 he was one of 70 pra...Read More >>
Kevin McCreanor ValedictoryAddress of DP Morzone QC on behalf of the President of the Bar Association of Queensland, on the occasion of the retirment of Kevin McCreanor and his valedictory ceremony in the Supreme Court in Cairn...Read More >>
Reducing Crime - An American Perspective“What is your role as a prosecutor? Do you see it as prosecuting the last crime or preventing the next one?” was the question Professor George Kelling asked a gathering of attorneys in Was...Read More >>
Intellectual Property – an infringement overviewIntroduction This short comment is directed to identifying some key issues common to the various Intellectual Property (IP) regimes. In broad terms these are: The nature of the IP; ...Read More >>
The Morning After: a Review of Recent Hotel LitigationBut pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed; Or like the snow falls in the river, A moment white – then melts for ever; Or like the borealis race, ...Read More >>
“The Impetus for Change: Queensland, the first in the Empire to do so – in 1922”Given in the Banco Court, at the official opening of the Path to Abolition, a History of Execution in Queensland – 18 June 20141 I was very humbled to be invited to speak at this event, ...Read More >>
JCU-BAQ CPD Series – The Court of Appeal visits TownsvilleOn 19 June 2014, James Cook University hosted a Reception for and CPD with the visiting Court of Appeal.   The evening was a most enjoyable way for the University to host the judges, local b...Read More >>
In-house counsel advising on foreign law: Is it privileged?SUMMARY This article considers whether legal advice on the law of a foreign jurisdiction is privileged.  This question is particularly pertinent to in-house counsel.  The globalisation ...Read More >>
Your library, your peopleDavid Bratchford Supreme Court Librarian www.sclqld.org.au Our vision is to be a leader in legal information service provision for Queensland.   In order to achieve that ...Read More >>
Living Legal HistoryPreserving the stories of Queensland’s early practitioners This month will mark eight years since the Supreme Court Library became proud custodian of an important collection of legal opin...Read More >>
CPD EventsThe following is a list of the Bar Association’s upcoming CPD events.        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 >>
Australian Bar Association Appellate Advocacy CourseThe ABA Appellate Advocacy Course will be held in Sydney between 12 and 14 September 2014. The course is designed to promote excellence in appellate advocacy through the development of relevant skills...Read More >>
Animal Law SeminarOn 10 July 2014 the Bar Association of Queensland hosted a CPD seminar titled " PRO BONO - ANIMAL LAW”. In this seminar - Graeme Page QC spoke about the formation of BLEATS (Brisba...Read More >>
2014 ADR ConferenceThe Bar Association of Queensland Alternative Dispute Resolution Conference will be held on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 November 2014 at the Sheraton Noosa Resort. The 2014 ADR Conference will appeal...Read More >>
Book Review: The Law of AffidavitsAuthor: John Levingston Publisher: The Federation Press 2013 Reviewer: Patricia Feeney, Queensland Bar “The Law of Affidavits” is a text which could well be said to be long overdue...Read More >>
Book Review: Justice in Tribunals 4th ed.Author: J R S Forbes Publisher: The Federation Press Reviewer: Alexis N. Gage “Knowledge is Power!” – Auntie Mame 1 Brilliant. Dr. Forbes does it again with another b...Read More >>
Book Review: International Commercial Law (5th Ed)Author: John Mo Publisher: Lexis Nexis Reviewed by Chris Tam Professor John Mo’s 5th Edition of International Commercial Law is a timely and useful addition to any domestic litigator&rs...Read More >>
Book Review: Interpreting Principles of EquityEditor: Malcolm Cope Publisher: The Federation Press Reviewer: Richard Williams This is not a text book on equity, nor a digest of recent developments in the area.  It is a collectio...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: The Quiet AmericanAuthor: Graham Greene Publisher: Vintage Classics Reviewer: Stephen Keim I was pleased when John A nominated The Quiet American as the book for the Blokes’ Book Club. The night happened t...Read More >>
Book Review: Expert Evidence: Recent Cases Publisher: Korda Mentha Forensic Reviewer: Adrian Duffy KordaMentha Forensic has recently launched a new publication titled Expert Evidence: Recent Cases. Led by one of the Sydney part...Read More >>
Book Review: Principles of Australian Succession Law(Second Edition) Author: Ken Mackie Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths Reviewed by Dominic Katter The High Court of Australia has decided relatively few succession-related matters ...Read More >>
Book Review: Key Issues in Judicial ReviewEditor: Neil Williams Publisher: The Federation Press 2014 Reviewer: Patricia Feeney, Queensland Bar This publication is a collection of essays prepared for the Constitutional and Administ...Read More >>
High Court of Australia Judgment Summary NotesThe 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 >>
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 >>
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