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Vol 24 No 10 Oct/Nov 2019

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Lionel Murphy: A Political Biography New ed

Jenny HockingMonash University, Victoria

ISBN13: 9780521794855
ISBN: 0521794854
Published: June 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £28.00

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Jenny Hocking's political biography of Australian attorney, politician and High Court judge Lionel Murphy created a sensation when it was first published in 1997. The book forced a reinterpretation of Murphy's considerable legal, social and political legacy. Now available in paperback, this new version includes an epilogue in which Hocking reassesses Murphy's place in the recent political and legal landscape in the light of further controversies. She argues that a long and influential career should not be obscured by the traumatic years before his death nor the media sensationalism since. The release of this important paperback edition comes with a Foreword by Justice Michael Kirby, who reflects thoughtfully on Murphy's career at the High Court.

1. Reluctant exile
2. Keith
3. Lionel Keith
4. Crimes of the heart
5. Dream king
6. Cooking in the kitchen
7. Divine intervention
8. Every post a winner
9. Last man hanged
10. Turbulent politics
11. A brand new beat
12. A social and cultural government
13. A friend of the court
14. The election that never was
15. Economic law and order
16. Criminalising politics
17. Legal fiction
18. The responsibility of judges
19. Troubles
20. An unconquered Celt
21. Epilogue.