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A. R. Blackshield

A. R. Blackshield reviews 'Barwick' by David Marr

June 1980, no. 21 01 June 1980
Sir Samuel Griffith was chief justice of the High Court of Australia for sixteen years, from October 1903 to October 1919; but he had effectively retired in July 1919. Sir John Latham was chief justice for sixteen and a half years, from October 1935 to April 1952; but he had effectively retired in May 1951. Thus, Sir Garfield Barwick, who last month completed his sixteenth year as chief justice, h ... (read more)