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Susan Crennan interviewed by Ruth Campbell in the Law in Australian society oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1031487
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Crennan, Susan, 1945-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for research, personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1996-1997 
2 digital audio tapes (ca. 150 min.) 
Series

Law in Australian society oral history project.

Summary

Susan Crennan, QC and barrister, talks about her Irish Catholic background; schooling at St. Bernadette's Primary, Ivanhoe and Our Lady of Mercy at Heidelberg; arts degree at Melbourne University, completion of law degree at Sydney University and admission to Bar in 1979. She then talks about her reasons for choosing law; moving to Melbourne; copyright and patent cases; work involved in after taking silk, such as the Tricontinental Royal Commission. Crennan then talks about her writings; committee work; difficulties involved in combining work as a barrister with family life and changes seen in the law. She then provides some biographical information about her great-great grandfater, Patrick Joseph Hogan, a student at the Royal Academy, and his art work.

Notes

Recorded on Mar. 1, 1996 and Feb. 26, 1997 in Melbourne.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Corrected transcript (typescript, 69 leaves) 
Subjects Crennan, Susan, 1945- -- Interviews.  |  Lawyers -- Australia -- Interviews.
Occupation Lawyers.
Other authors/contributors Campbell, Ruth, 1928-, Interviewer

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