Appealing to the Future is a celebration of Justice Kirby's achievements and contributions to the Australian legal system. This collection of essays contains writings and reflections from more than 40 eminent legal practitioners and academics in Australia and beyond. Each contribution explores an aspect or theme of Justice Kirby's judicial life, covering both his law reform and judicial writings. Covering a wide variety of legal topics, a common thread is Justice Kirby's values -- how they have shaped his judgments and interests and how they have evolved over the years to make him one of Australia's most renowned High Court judges.
Published: 3rd February 2009