Recent publications noted or reviewed

Recent Publications This new page has been added to the website to hold any reviews and/or details of publications related to Australian Legal History. Anyone with with material they would like to submit is invited to contact Tony Cunneen at . David Ash has written a review of Michael Pelly’s book,  Murray Gleeson: The Smiler, (2014, Federation Press) on former Chief Justice of the High Court, Murray Gleeson. The review is also available by scrolling down this page.


David Ash  Murray Gleeson – The Smiler

David Ash  Queensland Legal Yearbook 2012 Review

Books Noted:

A number of recent publications may be of interest to members or friends of the Society:


Bruce Oswald and Jim Waddell (Eds): Justice in Arms: Military Lawyers in the Australian Army’s First Hundred Years. Big Sky Publishing Pty Ltd 2014, Commonwealth of Australia. This highly readable account of the development of the Australian Army Legal Corps covers the origins of the Corps from Federation, through both World Wars, into Vietnam and the modern era.


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