Symposium: Sir Anthony Mason: Towering over the High Court of Australia

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Gabrielle Appleby & Andrew Lynch


Two figures tower over the history of the High Court of Australia: Sir Owen Dixon (1929-1964) and Sir Anthony Mason (1972-1995). While our argument is that it is Mason who has risen to be the contemporary towering jurist of Australia’s High Court, they both remain obvious contenders for the appellation of a ‘Towering Justice’ in Australia,…

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