Sir Ronald Wilson : a Matter of Conscience

By: Buti, Antonio

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Orphaned early in life and brought up by a housekeeper, Sir Ronald Wilson left school at 14 to earn a living as a messenger in the local Geraldton courthouse before subsequently enjoying a meteoric rise in the legal profession to become a justice in the highest court in Australia. Best known for Bringing Them Home - his moving and controversial 1997 report on the 'Stolen Generations' of Aboriginal children - Sir Ronald was also Crown Prosecutor, Counsel, and Solicitor-General in a number of high profile criminal, civil, and constitutional cases, including the trials of Eric Cooke (the last man hanged in Western Australia), John Button, and Darryl Beamish. A Matter of Conscience: Sir Ronald Wilson will be of immense significance and interest, containing great insights into this highly complex, thoughtful, and talented man.

Title: Sir Ronald Wilson : a Matter of Conscience

Author Name: Buti, Antonio

Categories: Biography, Autobiography, Memoirs,

Edition: First

Publisher: University of Western Australia Press: 2007

ISBN Number: 0980296412

ISBN Number 13: 9780980296419

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Nr. Fine

Seller ID: 015812

Keywords: Biography,