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Susan Crennan interviewed by Ruth Campbell in the Law in Australian society oral history project [sound recording]

Title
Susan Crennan interviewed by Ruth Campbell in the Law in Australian society oral history project [sound recording]
Repository
National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
Reference
ORAL TRC 3438
Date Range
1 March 1996 - 26 February 1997
Creator
Crennan, Susan Maree
Description

2 digital audio tapes (ca. 150 min.)

Susan Crennan, QC and barrister, talks about her Irish Catholic background; schooling at St. Bernadette's Primary, Ivanhoe and Our Lady of Mercy at Heidelberg; arts degree at Melbourne University, completion of law degree at Sydney University and admission to Bar in 1979. She then talks about her reasons for choosing law; moving to Melbourne; copyright and patent cases; work involved in after taking silk, such as the Tricontinental Royal Commission. Crennan then talks about her writings; committee work; difficulties involved in combining work as a barrister with family life and changes seen in the law. She then provides some biographical information about her great-great grandfather, Patrick Joseph Hogan, a student at the Royal Academy, and his art work.

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Corrected transcript (typescript, 69 leaves)

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