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Julian Burnside

Julian Burnside
Julian Burnside is a barrister specialising in commercial litigation.

He is President of Liberty Victoria, Chair of fortyfive downstairs and author of Wordwatching - Fieldnotes from an amateur Philologist and Watching Brief - Reflections on human rights, law and justice.


Gerry Simpson and Julian Burnside debate the tensions inherent in war crime trials from Nuremberg to the trial of Saddam Hussein.
The Di Vinci of political machinations, Bruce Petty's cartoons have had fans pouring over every scribble, jot and blot.
What went wrong at Abu Ghraib?
From Odysseus’ Ithaca to Kalgoorlie