Courting consensus and a global view: a Kiefel court | Law

Courting consensus and a global view: a Kiefel court

Professor Andrew Lynch speaks to the Financial Review (1 December 2016) on the appointment of Australia’s first female High Court chief justice, Susan Kiefel.

"Justice Kiefel has only rarely been at odds with her colleagues on the court over her nine years of service, but at the same time she has consistently shown she is not reluctant to disagree as the case might demand," Professor Lynch said.

Statistics compiled with fellow Professor George Williams, highlight the increasing trend towards joint judgments that has been a hallmark of the French court.

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