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Owen Dixon

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Sir Owen Dixon (28 April 1886 – 7 July 1972) was an Australian judge and diplomat who served as the sixth Chief Justice of Australia. [1]

76 relations: Alan Taylor (Australian judge), Australia, Australian Communist Party v Commonwealth, Australian constitutional law, Australian National Airways Pty Ltd v Commonwealth, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws, Bar association, Barrister, Ben Chifley, Bench (law), Canberra, Chief Justice of Australia, Commonwealth v Bank of New South Wales, Communist Party of Australia, Conciliation, Diplomat, Edward McTiernan, Evatt, Australian Capital Territory, Frederic Eggleston, Garfield Barwick, George Rich, Gough Whitlam, Government, Governor of Victoria, Governor-general, H. B. Higgins, H. V. Evatt, Harrison Moore, Harvard University, Hawthorn, Victoria, Hayden Starke, High Court of Australia, Honorary degree, India, James Scullin, James Spigelman, John Curtin, John Kerr (governor-general), John Latham (judge), Judge, Kashmir, List of ambassadors of Australia to the United States, List of Justices of the High Court of Australia, Macquarie Law School, Macquarie University, McKellar, Australian Capital Territory, Melbourne, Melbourne Law School, Order of St Michael and St George, ..., Pakistan, Philip James Ayres, Prime Minister of Australia, Privy council, Queen's Counsel, R v Kirby; Ex parte Boilermakers' Society of Australia, Referendum, Richard Casey, Baron Casey, Robert Menzies, Solicitor, Spence, Australian Capital Territory, Stanley Bruce, Supreme Court of Victoria, The Age, The Castle (1997 Australian film), The Right Honourable, Thomas George Tucker, Tom Denning, Baron Denning, United Nations, University of Melbourne, University of Oxford, Victoria (Australia), Victoria v Commonwealth (1957), Wallaby Club, White Australia policy, William McKell. Expand index (26 more) »

Alan Taylor (Australian judge)

Sir Alan Russell Taylor KBE QC (25 November 1901 – 3 August 1969) Australian judge, was a Justice of the High Court of Australia.

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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Australian Communist Party v Commonwealth

Australian Communist Party v The Commonwealth, also known as the Communist Party Case,.

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Australian constitutional law

Australian constitutional law is the area of the law of Australia relating to the interpretation and application of the Constitution of Australia.

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Australian National Airways Pty Ltd v Commonwealth

Australian National Airways Pty Ltd v Commonwealth (No 1).

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Bachelor of Arts

A Bachelor of Arts (BA or AB, from the Latin baccalaureus artium or artium baccalaureus) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, sciences, or both.

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Bachelor of Laws

The Bachelor of Laws (Legum Baccalaureus; LL.B. or B.L.) is an undergraduate degree in law (or a first professional degree in law, depending on jurisdiction) originating in England and offered in Japan and most common law jurisdictionsexcept the United States and Canadaas the degree which allows a person to become a lawyer.

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Bar association

A bar association is a professional association of lawyers.

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Barrister

A barrister (also known as barrister-at-law or bar-at-law) is a type of lawyer in common law jurisdictions.

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Ben Chifley

Joseph Benedict Chifley (22 September 1885 – 13 June 1951) was an Australian politician who served as the 16th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1945 to 1949.

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Bench (law)

Bench in legal contexts means simply the location in a courtroom where a judge sits.

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Canberra

Canberra is the capital city of Australia.

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Chief Justice of Australia

The Chief Justice of Australia is the presiding justice of the High Court of Australia and the highest-ranking judicial officer in the Commonwealth of Australia.

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Commonwealth v Bank of New South Wales

Commonwealth v Bank of New South Wales,;.

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Communist Party of Australia

The Communist Party of Australia (CPA) was founded in 1920 and dissolved in 1991.

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Conciliation

Conciliation is an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process whereby the parties to a dispute use a conciliator, who meets with the parties both separately and together in an attempt to resolve their differences.

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Diplomat

A diplomat is a person appointed by a state to conduct diplomacy with one or more other states or international organizations.

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Edward McTiernan

Sir Edward Aloysius McTiernan, KBE (16 February 1892 – 9 January 1990), was an Australian lawyer, politician, and judge.

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Evatt, Australian Capital Territory

Evatt is a suburb in the Belconnen district of Canberra, located within the Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

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Frederic Eggleston

Sir Frederic William Eggleston (17 October 1875 – 12 November 1954) was an Australian lawyer, politician, diplomat and writer.

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Garfield Barwick

Sir Garfield Edward John Barwick, (22 June 190313 July 1997) was an Australian judge who was the seventh and longest serving Chief Justice of Australia, in office from 1964 to 1981.

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George Rich

Sir George Edward Rich (3 May 1863 – 14 May 1956) was an Australian lawyer and judge who served on the High Court of Australia from 1913 to 1950.

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Gough Whitlam

Edward Gough Whitlam (11 July 191621 October 2014) was the 21st Prime Minister of Australia, serving from 1972 to 1975.

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Government

A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, often a state.

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Governor of Victoria

The Governor of Victoria is the representative in the Australian state of Victoria of its monarch, Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia and is one of the Governors of the Australian states.

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Governor-general

Governor-general (plural governors-general) or governor general (plural governors general), in modern usage, is the title of an office-holder appointed to represent the monarch of a sovereign state in the governing of an independent realm.

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H. B. Higgins

Henry Bournes Higgins KC (30 June 1851 – 13 January 1929), known by his initials, was an Australian lawyer, politician, and judge.

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H. V. Evatt

Herbert Vere Evatt, (30 April 1894 – 2 November 1965), usually known as H. V. Evatt or Bert Evatt, and often as "Doc" Evatt on account of his Doctor of Laws (LLD) degree, was an Australian judge, lawyer, parliamentarian and writer. Evatt was a Justice of the High Court of Australia from 1930 to 1940; Attorney-General and Minister for External Affairs from 1941 to 1949; the third President of the United Nations General Assembly from 1948 to 1949, when he helped to draft the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; Leader of the Australian Labor Party (and Leader of the Opposition) from 1951 to 1960; and Chief Justice of New South Wales from 1960 to 1962.

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Harrison Moore

Sir William Harrison Moore KBE CMG (30 April 1867 – 1 July 1935), usually known as Harrison Moore or W. Harrison Moore, was an Australian lawyer and academic who was a professor at the University of Melbourne and the third dean of the Melbourne University Law School.

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Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Hawthorn, Victoria

Hawthorn is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Australia, east of Melbourne's central business district.

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Hayden Starke

Sir Hayden Erskine Starke KCMG (22 February 1871 – 14 May 1958), an Australian judge, was a justice of the High Court of Australia.

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High Court of Australia

The High Court of Australia is the supreme court in the Australian court hierarchy and the final court of appeal in Australia.

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Honorary degree

An honorary degree, in Latin a degree honoris causa ("for the sake of the honor") or ad honorem ("to the honor"), is an academic degree for which a university (or other degree-awarding institution) has waived the usual requirements, such as matriculation, residence, a dissertation and the passing of comprehensive examinations.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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James Scullin

James Henry "Jim" Scullin (18 September 1876 – 28 January 1953) was an Australian Labor Party politician and the ninth Prime Minister of Australia.

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James Spigelman

James Jacob Spigelman (born 1 January 1946) is a former Australian judge who served as Chief Justice of New South Wales from 1998 to 2011.

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John Curtin

John Curtin (8 January 1885 – 5 July 1945) was an Australian politician who served as the 14th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1941 to his death in 1945.

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John Kerr (governor-general)

Sir John Robert Kerr, (24 September 1914 – 24 March 1991) was the 18th Governor-General of Australia.

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John Latham (judge)

Sir John Greig Latham GCMG QC (26 August 1877 – 25 July 1964) was an Australian lawyer, politician, and judge who served as the fifth Chief Justice of Australia, in office from 1935 to 1952.

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Judge

A judge is a person who presides over court proceedings, either alone or as a part of a panel of judges.

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Kashmir

Kashmir is the northernmost geographical region of the Indian subcontinent.

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List of ambassadors of Australia to the United States

The Ambassador of Australia to the United States is an officer of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the director of the Embassy of Australia to the United States of America in Washington, D.C..

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List of Justices of the High Court of Australia

The following table contains the details of the 48 men and five women who have ever been appointed as Justices of the High Court of Australia.

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Macquarie Law School

Macquarie Law School (Macquarie Law or MQ Law) is the law school of Macquarie University and was first established in 1972 as Sydney's third law school.

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Macquarie University

Macquarie University is a public research university based in Sydney, Australia, in the suburb of Macquarie Park.

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McKellar, Australian Capital Territory

McKellar is a residential suburb in the Belconnen district of Canberra, located within the Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

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Melbourne

Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Melbourne Law School

Melbourne Law School (MLS or Melbourne Law) is one of the professional graduate schools of the University of Melbourne.

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Order of St Michael and St George

The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George is a British order of chivalry founded on 28 April 1818 by George, Prince Regent, later King George IV, while he was acting as regent for his father, King George III.

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Pakistan

Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.

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Philip James Ayres

Philip James Ayres (born 28 July 1944 at Lobethal, South Australia) is an Australian biographer and literary historian, of German and Anglo-Scottish cultural heritage, a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (London), a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, and a recipient of the Centenary Medal in 2001 for contributions to literature.

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Prime Minister of Australia

The Prime Minister of Australia (sometimes informally abbreviated to PM) is the head of government of Australia.

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Privy council

A privy council is a body that advises the head of state of a nation, typically, but not always, in the context of a monarchic government.

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Queen's Counsel

A Queen's Counsel (postnominal QC), or King's Counsel (postnominal KC) during the reign of a king, is an eminent lawyer (usually a barrister or advocate) who is appointed by the Monarch to be one of "Her Majesty's Counsel learned in the law." The term is also recognised as an honorific.

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R v Kirby; Ex parte Boilermakers' Society of Australia

R v Kirby; Ex parte Boilermakers' Society of Australia,.

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Referendum

A referendum (plural: referendums or referenda) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is invited to vote on a particular proposal.

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Richard Casey, Baron Casey

Richard Gavin Gardiner Casey, Baron Casey (29 August 1890 – 17 June 1976) was an Australian statesman who served as the 16th Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1965 to 1969.

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Robert Menzies

Sir Robert Gordon Menzies, (20 December 189415 May 1978), was an Australian politician who twice served as Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1939 to 1941 and again from 1949 to 1966.

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Solicitor

A solicitor is a legal practitioner who traditionally deals with most of the legal matters in some jurisdictions.

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Spence, Australian Capital Territory

Spence is a residential suburb in the Belconnen district of Canberra, located within the Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

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Stanley Bruce

Stanley Melbourne Bruce, 1st Viscount Bruce of Melbourne, (15 April 1883 – 25 August 1967) was the eighth Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1923 to 1929.

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Supreme Court of Victoria

The Supreme Court of Victoria is the superior court for the State of Victoria, Australia.

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The Age

The Age is a daily newspaper that has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.

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The Castle (1997 Australian film)

The Castle is a 1997 Australian comedy-drama film directed by Rob Sitch.

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The Right Honourable

The Right Honourable (The Rt Hon. or Rt Hon.) is an honorific style traditionally applied to certain persons and to certain collective bodies in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, India, some other Commonwealth realms, the Anglophone Caribbean, Mauritius, and occasionally elsewhere.

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Thomas George Tucker

Thomas George Tucker (29 March 1859 – 24 January 1946) was an Anglo-Australian academic, classicist, professor at the University of Melbourne and author.

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Tom Denning, Baron Denning

Alfred Thompson “Tom” Denning, Baron Denning, (23 January 1899 – 5 March 1999) was an English lawyer and judge.

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.

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University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is a public research university located in Melbourne, Australia.

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University of Oxford

The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.

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Victoria (Australia)

Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.

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Victoria v Commonwealth (1957)

Victoria v Commonwealth,.

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Wallaby Club

The Wallaby Club is a private walking club in Melbourne, Australia, which was established in 1894.

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White Australia policy

The term White Australia policy comprises various historical policies that effectively barred people of non-European descent from emigrating into Australia.

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William McKell

Sir William John McKell (26 September 1891 – 11 January 1985), often known as Bill McKell, was an Australian politician who served as the 12th Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1947 to 1953.

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References

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