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Valediction

connolly-97x115.jpgValediction for the late Honourable Peter Connolly CBE CSI QC.  In the last edition of Hearsay (Issue 35: June 2009,the eulogy for the late Honourable Peter Connolly CBE CSI QC at St John's Cathedral ... read more

Vale The Honourable Peter Connolly CBE CSI QC

Pictures from launch of the Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Issue 36: August 2009
Swearing-in of Devereaux SC DCJ and McGinness DCJ Swearing-in of Devereaux SC DCJ and McGinness DCJOn 20 July 2009, His Honour Judge Devereaux SC and Her Honour Judge McGinness were sworn in as Judges of the District Court at a ceremony held in the Banco Court. The Association was represented at th...Read More >>
The Rationale for the Expert Evidence Rules - The Hon Geoffrey Davies AOI should, at the outset, confess to a particular reason for applauding the decisions of Justices Cullinane and McMeekin which were the subject of a note entitled "Expert Evidence Rules in Action" in t...Read More >> The Rationale for the Expert Evidence Rules - The Hon Geoffrey Davies AO
In This Issue
In Brief - News and Current Affairs   Forthcoming national and international conferences, Annual Bar Dinner, CPD Seminars, and more ...     Read More >>
 
A Queensland President in VerseThe address delivered by the President of the Court of Appeal' the Honourable Justice Margaret McMurdo, at the  Bar/Bench dinner in Cairns during the Court of Appeal sittings  1-5 June 2009 ...Read More >>
 
Forged email: Lessons Learned from the OzCar ScandalBy now, all but the most naïve of us are immune to the promises of Nigerian riches and the disquieting urges to action from banks which find their way into our email inboxes. Fraudulent emails ba...Read More >>
 
Guess Who? Answer RevealedIn the last edition of Hearsay we published this image of two toddlers - and then asked whether anyone could identify them with the aid of a clue - both are Silks. In what was perhaps the most enthu...Read More >>
Common Challenges for the Medical and Legal ProfessionsMedicine, and the law, are two of the three true professions, the other being the clergy.  Historically, the law and medicine had these things in common:  occupations based on mastery of a c...Read More >>
 
Impact of Diagnosis of Depression on InsuranceA study undertaken in November 2006 by Beaton Consulting with the assistance of beyondblue1 demonstrated that of the ten professional groups represented in the survey, lawyers indicated the highest ra...Read More >>
 
Extra-Curial Punishment and Mitigation of SentenceI INTRODUCTION This paper will: •    Define and give examples of extra-curial punishment; •    Outline why extra-curial punishment might mitigate sen...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 >>
AYLC ConferencePerth to play host to the Inaugural Australian Young Lawyers Conference Without a doubt the most exciting event for the AYLC this year is the inaugural Australian Young Lawyers Conference, inc...Read More >>
 
IP Commercialisation Strategies Meet Okham’s RazorIt continues to be sound practice in advising intellectual property stakeholders, that care should be taken to protect the IP in the manner chosen to commercialise it. In particular, this is a referen...Read More >>
 
Book Review: The Statute of LibertyHow Australians can take back their liberty By Geoffrey Robertson QC Published by Vintage1 Reveiwed by Stepehn Keim  SC Read More >>
 
Book Review: My Story The Tale of a Terrorist Who Wasn't By Mamdouh Habib with Julia Collingwood Published by Scribe Publications Reviewed by Elizabeth Gass Terrorism has had many impac...Read More >>
High Court of Australia Judgment Summary Notes The 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 >>
 
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 >>
 
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Mercedes-Benz Brisbane Remarkable operating leases across the E-Class & CLK Range   E280 Sport Edition from $288* plus $28.80 GST per week. CLK 280 with Avantgarde AMG Sports Package from $298* plus $29.80 GST ...Read More >>
 
Book Review: Tribunals in the Common Law World Edited by Robin Creyke Published by the Federation Press 2008 Reviewed by Gavin Rebetzke  Read More >>
 
Book Review: The Queen's Other RealmsThe Crown and Its Legacy in Australia, Canada and New Zealand By Peter Boyce Published by The Federation Press 2008 Reviewed by Dominic KatterRead More >>
 
Book Review: Deer Hunting with JesusDispatches from America’s class war By Joe Bageant Published in Australia by Scribe Publications Reviewed by Sarah Holland Read More >>
Book Review: Rabbit at RestBy John Updike1 Published by Penguin Modern Classics, 20062 Reviewed by Stephen Keim SC Read More >>
 
Book Review: Resolving Indigenous Disputes Land Conflict and Beyond By Larissa Behrendt & Loretta Kelly Published by The Federation Press Reviewed by Dan O'Gorman SC Read More >>
 
Book Review: Bills of RightsHistory, politics and law By Andrew Byrnes,1 Hilary Charlesworth2 and Gabrielle McKinnon3 Published by UNSW Press4 Reveiwed by Stephen Keim SC Read More >>
 
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