Table of Contents

Foreword by Emeritus Professor Bruce Mansfield

Acknowledgements/ List of Illustrations/ "Dramatis Personae"

Part I – As Puisne Judge


1. "Success Under Every Possible Disadvantage"

2. "The Intention of the Legislature

3. "The Life of Man is Above All Price"

4. Edward Smith Hall – "The Cobbett of New South Wales"

Part II – As Chief Justice

5. "This Simple and Natural Course of Proceeding"

6. "To My Dear Brother Vincent I am Deeply Indebted"

7. "Neither of My Colleagues Particularly Love Me"

8. "A Victim to Scrupulous Anxiety"

9. "Nolens Volens a Politician"

Conclusions/ Abbreviations/ Notes/ Index

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