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icon_in_brief_vert_new.jpgSwearing-in Ceremony for the Hon Justice Peter Lyons - 10 February 2009. The swearing-in ceremony to mark the occasion of the appointment of Peter Lyons QC as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Queensland will ... read more

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Pictures from launch of the Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Issue 33: February 2009
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Swearing-in of Chesterman JA and Exchange of Christmas Greetings Swearing-in of Chesterman JA and Exchange of Christmas GreetingsThe speeches given by the Chief Justice, the Hon Paul de Jersey AC, the Hon Justice Chesterman RFD  and Michael Stewart SC on the occasion of the swearing-in of Justice Chesterman as a Judge of A...Read More >>
Swearing-in of the Hon Justice Peter LyonsOn 10 Feburary 2009, the Honourable Justice Peter Lyons was sworn in as a Judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland in the Trial Division during a ceremony in the Banco Court. The Association was repre...Read More >> Swearing-in of the Hon Justice Peter Lyons
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Remarks by the Hon Justice Dowsett on the Occasion of the Announcement of the New Silks  On 18 December 2008, the new Silks announced their appointments during a ceremony in the Federal Court. The Court was constituted by their Honours Justices Dowsett, Greenwood and Logan in ...Read More >>
Restaurant Review: Buffalo Club Much anticipated in the pre-publicity, the Buffalo Club has opened on the corner of Wickham and Brunswick Streets in Fortitude Valley. The chef is Ryan Squires.  A skinny chef.  He wa...Read More >>
Oaf of OfficeFor those who missed the inauguration of US President Barack Obama, US Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and Mr Obama had a hard time getting through the constitutional oath of office. Read More >>
Underprivileged Children’s Education ProgramsNine Australian Judges and Barristers visited Bangladesh between 18 and 29 January 2009 to conduct advocacy workshops in conjunction with the Bangladesh Bar Council. This was the 13th such visit under...Read More >>
Letters to the EditorDear Editor, I was reading your Letters to the Editor section and saw the letter from Mr Crowley QC.   Yet another famous sportsman was Walter Lindrum - a billiards/snooker player pa...Read More >>
Lateral, Literal, Latin and Just Plain Loopy: Barristers’ Perspectives on Pro BonoThe National Pro Bono Resource Centre recently conducted a survey on the pro bono work of Australian barristers. The survey invited participants to suggest an imaginative collective noun for a group o...Read More >>
Medico Legal Insurance Group Pty Ltd Income Protection, Life Insurance, Trauma Insurance  Read More >>
Book Review: Obama’s Challenge By Robert Kuttner Published by Scribe Publications 1 Reviewed by Roly O’Regan Read More >>
Palliaer Antiques Antique and fine furniture restoration and conservation Traditional French polishers   Read More >>
Sinful Oral Advocacy  The Hon John Doyle AC, Chief Justice of South Australia, delivered an address entitled "Sinful Oral Advocacy" at the Bar Association of Queensland's annual conference in February 200...Read More >>
Book Review: God, ActuallyBy Roy Williams Published by ABC Books1 This book is about the existence of God. Hearsay's book review editor, Stephen Keim SC, came up with a novel approach for such a weighty topic - he arranged...Read More >>
Research Project: Engaging Retiring/Career Break Lawyers and Barristers in Pro Bono Legal WorkSophie Grieve, Research Officer at the National Pro Bono Resource Centre invites members to take part in the Centre's research project into how to engage retiring lawyers and barristers in pro bono le...Read More >>
Book Review: The Tyrannicide Brief By Geoffrey Robertson Published by Chatto & Windus, London1 Reviewed by Stephen Keim SC   Read More >>
Bank of QueenslandExperience the difference of Bank of Queensland’s Private Bank. Bank of Queensland's Private Bank is designed to provide a high level of personalised service to a select group of highly valu...Read More >>
Book Review: To Kill a MockingbirdBy Harper Lee1 Published by Harper Collins2 (Fortieth Anniversary Edition, published in 1999) Reviewed by Stephen Keim SC  Read More >>
Book Review: Discrimination Law and PracticeBy Chris Ronalds Published by The Federation Press 1 Reviewed by Robert Carroll Read More >>
Book Review: Drafting Trusts and Will Trusts in Australia By James Kessler and Michael Flynn Published by Thomson Reuters1 Reviewed by Shaun Gordon 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. F...Read More >>
High Court of Australia Judgment Summary NotesThe following summary notes of recent decisions of the High Court of Australia have been prepared by the Public Information Officer, Fiona Hamilton. They provide a brief overview of each case. For mor...Read More >>
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