Tony Blackshield

Tony Blackshield is an Emeritus Professor of Law at Macquarie University, a Visiting Professorial Fellow at the University of New South Wales and an Honorary Professor at the Indian Law Institute in New Delhi. He is co-editor of The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia.

Green in judgement

Tony Blackshield looks at what the High Court’s recent decision in the Lapoinya Forest case can tell us about its evolving attitude to free speech?

Lionel Murphy and the presumption of guilt

Some of the most serious allegations against the reforming Attorney-General turned High Court judge centre on his relationships - real or imagined - with three notorious Sydney figures.