By Bryan Keon-Cohen
The writer recounts the historic and felony context resulting in the graduation of the case in 1982; Eddie Mabo's motivations; the Murray Islanders and their tradition; attorneys, judges and witnesses concerned; the plaintiffs' claims for popularity in their conventional rights to their land and seas and their suggestions over the last decade; negotiations with the Commonwealth executive; felony reduction hassles; problems and set-backs through the trial performed within the Queensland ideally suited court docket; repeated assaults via the Bjelke-Petersen govt designed to defeat the case; Eddie Mabo's claims (all rejected at trial) and his untimely dying; winning claims through the rest plaintiffs; quite a few hearings in and ultimate luck within the excessive court docket; the fundamental felony rulings in Mabo (No 2); and the case's legacy to present times.
The e-book comprises a number of maps, pictures, court docket records, plus large notes, index and bibliography.
Justice Michael Black: "...a lucid and engaging exposition of the Mabo litigation. ...as such, this can be a publication of serious value approximately what eventually turned a turning element within the heritage of this country"
Justice Michael Kirby: "...a magnificent tale in human phrases, it really is an incredible tale in felony phrases, and most importantly, it's a vitally important tale for the integrity of Australia as a simply nation."
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A Mabo Memoir: Islan Kustom to Native Title by Bryan Keon-Cohen