On Julia Gillard’s bookshelf

by Susan Murray - Published on: 2 July 2010
Categories: News related
Published on: 2 July 2010

One of our favourite little books was listed on the new Prime Minister’s bookshelf, as reported by yesterday’s Australian newspaper. The Tolpuddle Martyrs is a story that has inspired the union movement for over 170 years. But as Doc Evatt shows in his legal analysis of the case, it is also a fascinating example of how the law can be used to punish the powerless, even without an actual miscarriage of justice.

See our Blog post at Sydney Publishing

The Tolpuddle Martyrs: injustice within the law by Herbert Vere Evatt with a new introduction by Geoffrey Robertson

 

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