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Author Emerson, John, 1960-

Title First among equals : Chief Justices of South Australia since Federation / John Emerson ; foreward by the Hon. J.J. Doyle AC, Chief Justice of South Australia
Published Adelaide : University of Adelaide Barr Smith Press, 2006


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 MELB  KL 241 K2562 Eme/Fae  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 290 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm
Contents Ch. 1. The Office of Chief Justice -- Ch. 2. Sir Samuel Way (1876-1916) -- Ch. 3. Sir George Murray (1916-1942) -- Ch. 4. Sir Mellis Napier (1942-1967) -- Ch. 5. John Bray (1967-1978) -- Ch. 6. Len King (1978-1995) -- Ch. 7. The Chief Justices of South Australia since Federation
Summary Through exposing the link between the administration of justice and the community, and describing the discharge of the office of Chief Justice, this book tells us a good deal about the life of our state and the administration of justice during the twentieth century
Analysis Biography & autobiography (South Australia,Australia)
Courts & legal procedures
Notes Publication assisted by: The Law Foundation of South Australia, The University of Adelaide, The John Bray Law Chapter of the University of Adelaide Alumni Association, Law School, University of Adelaide
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-280) and index
Subject South Australia. Supreme Court -- History.
Judges -- Australia -- South Australia -- Biography.
Judicial process -- Australia -- South Australia -- History.
Justice, Administration of -- Australia -- South Australia -- History.
Appellate courts -- Australia -- South Australia.
Law -- Australia -- South Australia -- History.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Doyle, J. J
University of Adelaide. Alumni Association. John Bray Law Chapter
ISBN 0863968368