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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
Price: £295.00

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Red Barrister: a Biography of Ted Laurie QC

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ISBN13: 9781863244145
ISBN: 186324414X
Published: September 1994
Publisher: Portland Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Price: £18.95

A biography of Ted Laurie, Australia's leading communist QC. It explores his career as student and sportsman, the comfortable middle class background, the communist ideals and the aspirations to serve the Party. Laurie appeared on the Party's behalf in a number of crucial cases, including the Lowe Royal Commission on Communism, the High Court case on the Communist Party Dissolution Act and the Petrov case.;Laurie is a prominent figure in the legal community, and this biography contributes to the history of Australian communism and to the appreciation of the phenomenon of the communist lawyer. Insights are also provided into the personal cost of the Cold War exacted from many on the left of Australian politics.

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