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Author Bennett, John Michael.

Title Sir Charles Cooper : first Chief Justice of South Australia 1856-1861 / J.M. Bennett ; foreword, Alex C. Castles
Published Annandale, N.S.W. : Federation Press, 2002


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Description xiv, 136 pages ; 22 cm
Series Lives of the Australian Chief Justices
Lives of the Australian chief justices.
Contents 1. The making of a judge -- 2. A testing initiation -- 3. Inadequate to give me a decent subsistence -- 4. A misjudged judge -- 5. The trial of the Aborigines : a source of considerable anxiety -- 6. A second judge gained : and lost -- 7. It was impossible to please everybody
Summary The 5th book in the Lives of Australian Chief Justices series of historical biographies, written by the eminent Dr JM Bennett. Sir Charles Cooper was an English barrister who, though a sound lawyer, had a weak voice and was not successful at the Bar. He sought advancement through colonial service
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cooper, Charles, Sir, 1795-1887
Cooper, Charles, Sir.
Judges -- Australia -- South Australia -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Author Cooper, Charles, Sir.
LC no. 2003446882
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