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themis_green_icon_space.jpgThe traditional church service to mark the Opening of the Law Year took place at St John's Cathedral, Brisbane on 12 July 2010. Hearsay is grateful to the Very Reverend Dr Peter Catt, Dean of Brisbane for providing a copy of his sermon which is reproduced below ...read more

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Pictures from launch of the Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Issue 43: Aug 2010
Swearing in of the Hon Justices White and Boddice Swearing in of the Hon Justices White and BoddiceOn 15 July 2010, the Honourable Justice Margaret White was sworn in as a Judge of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the Honourable Justice David Boddice was sworn in as a Judg...Read More >>
Valedictory Ceremony for The Hon Justice SpenderThe Valedictory Ceremony for The Honourable Justice Geoffrey Spender took place at the Federal Court of Australia, Brisbane on 14 July 2010. The addresses delivered by their Honours Chief Justice Ke...Read More >> Valedictory Ceremony for The Hon Justice Spender
In This Issue
Note to the Profession: Supervised Cases ListOn 30 June 2010 the Hon. Justice Martin Daubney retired from managing the Supervised Case List and, because the volume of cases on the List has grown to the point where the Court needs two judges to m...Read More >>
 
In Brief - News and Current Affairs   Court Notices, events, forthcoming national and international conferences, CPD seminars and more ... Read More >>
 
Call for Simpler Patent Enforcement StrategiesPeople associate patent enforcement with complexity and substantial expense. The Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP), has recently made recommendations to address this by a practical &lsq...Read More >>
 
Indemnity Clauses - Their Impact and Interpretation by the Courts“Read the fine print” is on one view, a tired cliché; however, it was potently illustrated as a timeless truism in a recent decision of our Supreme Court.  The facts in Samway...Read More >>
Criminal Code Appellate Decisions Database   The Supreme Court Library of Queensland has launched a new service - the Criminal Codes Appellate Decision Database. Read More >>
 
Inroads to Access to Justice Issues expected from National Conference  More than 50 influential speakers from Australia and abroad will address the critical topic of access to justice at a two-day conference to be held in Brisbane on 27-28 August 2010.Read More >>
 
World Day Against the Death Penalty - 8 October 2010 David Marr will be the guest speaker at a dinner to mark World Day Against the Death Penalty in Brisbane on 8 October 2010. Read More >>
 
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Leave for Representation Section 43 of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.” King Henry VI, Part II, Act IV, Scene ii Read More >>
 
Opening of the Old Supreme Court ChambersThe speeches delivered by the Honourable Alan Demack AO and the Honourable Cameron Dick MP, Attorney-General and Minister of Industrial Relations at the opening of the Old Supreme Court Chambers at Ro...Read More >>
 
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Book Review: The Old SchoolBy P. M. Newton Published by Penguin Group (Australia) 2010 Reviewed by Mabel Tsui Read More >>
Book Review: Australian Insolvency Law By Christopher F. Symes and John Duns Published by LexisNexis Reviewed by Dan Butler Read More >>
 
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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 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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