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Publications by Hugh Dillon

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Dillon H & Hadley, M, The Australasian Coroners Manual, Federation Press, Sydney (2015).
Dillon H, (Baker B, Roberts H & Abernethy J) Waller’s Coronial Law and Practice in NSW (4th ed) Lexisnexis (2010)

Dillon H, “Judicial Technique: Giving proper and sufficient reasons for decision” (2008) 9 The Judicial Review 107
Dillon H, “Australian Lawyers and Social Change: A Magistrate’s Perspective”, (2004) 5 The Judicial Review.

Chapters in books etc
(forthcoming) “Coroners and Medical Uncertainty” (editor Professor Wendy Hu).
“Coroners”, Butterworths Concise Australian Legal Dictionary Lexisnexis (2010) & (2014)
Dillon H, “Coronial Proceedings” in NSW Local Courts Benchbook (2009)
Dillon H, “Public Accountability and External Review of Police Conduct” in Police Leadership in Australasia (eds. Barbara Etter & Mick Palmer, Federation Press, Sydney 1995).

Co-author, National Judicial College of Australia online Coronial Training program June 2012 – May 2013
Co-author, National Judicial College “Decision-making for Magistrates” program, Perth November 2013

Conference papers

“Medical inquests” Hicksons Health Law Conference, Sydney 29 August 2013
“The coronial jurisdiction” Forensic Dentistry conference, Dept of Forensic Medicine, University of Sydney 6 September 2012
Asia-Pacific Coroners’ Conference “Concurrent Evidence” 9 November 2011
Magistrates’ Conference (Northern Region) March 2010 “Coronial proceedings and the Coroners Act 2009”
18th Annual Medico-Legal Congress, Sydney (2009): “Coroners, Medicine And Privacy: Inconsistencies of coronial legislation and privacy”
NSW Young Lawyers conference (2008): “Advocacy in the Local Court”.
Crown Solicitor’s Office CLE seminar (2008) : “Coronial Jurisdiction”
Conference address to College of Law CLE Conference on Litigation – Parramatta (2007): “Practice and Procedure in the Local Court”.
LexisNexis Young Lawyer’s Conference on Advocacy in Magistrates’ Courts (2007): “Court etiquette and advocacy”:
NSW Magistrates’ conferences: “Commonwealth Criminal Law” (2000 and 2001), “Expert Evidence” (2002), “Civil practice and procedure” (2006).
LexisNexis Conference on Advocacy in Magistrates’ Courts (2005): “A primer on advocacy”.
Australian National University Conference on Australian Lawyers and Social Change: “Australian Lawyers and Social Change: A Magistrate’s Perspective”, September 2004.
Australasian Custodial Health Medical Officers Conference 2013, North Sydney: Keynote Address “Deaths in custody, the Coroner’s Perspective”.

Book reviews
Numerous reviews for Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Financial Review, Australian Book Review, Eureka Street and Wartime.

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