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Tom Hughes interviewed by Fiona Wheeler and Michael Coper in the History of the High Court of Australia oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 4347721
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Hughes, Tom, 1923- interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2008 Mar. 28 
4 sound files (approx. 216 min.) 
Series

History of the High Court of Australia oral history project.

Summary

Tom Hughes dicusses a number of legal cases, his family background, university studies and his early career in law. He talks about a number of Justices of the High Court, his political career, additional legal cases and colleagues, as well as reflections on being a High Court judge.

Notes

Recorded on 28 March 2008 in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory and 2 December 2008 in Sydney, New South Wales.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 50 leaves) available. 
Subjects Australia. High Court.  |  Lawyers -- New South Wales -- Interviews.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Interviews.
Occupation Barristers.
Other authors/contributors Wheeler, Fiona, 1966- interviewer  |  Coper, Michael, -2019 interviewer

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