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Litigants, notable, 1945-2001

Blackshield, Anthony; Fricke, G; Simpson, Amelia


In Australia's sombre postwar years, the colourful individualism sometimes displayed by litigants of the inter-war period came to be less apparent. Some categories of notable litigant remained constant: there were, as before, those litigants having pre-existing celebrity status and those whose notoriety instead grew from their encounters with the law. For many in the latter category, though, the Cold War generated notoriety of a deeply serious nature. New varieties of notoriety also emerged....[Show more]

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Date published: 2001
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia


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