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Architecture of Court building

Architecture of Court building   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

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2007
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Law
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The design of the High Court was developed on the basis of a grand and monumental urban design concept for

Architecture of Court building: an analysis

Architecture of Court building: an analysis   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Law
Length:
965 words

In the Middle Ages and well after, the courts of justice were invariably located in the town hall. There was

Buildings

Buildings  

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It is possible to trace the Court's development by reference to the buildings in which it has been housed. The Court's first sitting took place in the Banco Court of ...
chambers

chambers  

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Pl. n.1 The offices occupied by a barrister or group of barristers. (The term is also used for the group of barristers practising from a set of chambers.)2 The private office of a judge, master, or ...
Colin Frederick Madigan

Colin Frederick Madigan  

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(born 22 July 1921).The High Court building in Canberra is among the major works of architecture of the twentieth century in Australia. It was completed in 1980 to the ...
Courtrooms

Courtrooms  

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Are used for the presentation of oral argument before the Court, and for the announcement of the Court's decisions. The High Court building in Canberra has three courtrooms of varying ...
Establishment of Court

Establishment of Court  

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The primitive court arrangements brought to Australia on British settlement included avenues of appeals, in the modern sense, from early quasi-judicial officers to the colonial Governor and thence to ...
Symbolism of Court building

Symbolism of Court building  

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Perhaps the most significant symbol of the High Court is the building itself. It is listed on the Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA) Register of Significant Twentieth Century Buildings ...
Whitlam era

Whitlam era  

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(2 December 1972 to 11 November 1975).In the 1940s, the acts and actions of the Curtin and Chifley Labor governments were successfully challenged in many cases before the Latham ...

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