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Two High Court of Australia judges will be named soon – unlike Amy Coney Barrett, we know nothing about them – The Conversation AU

While our judges may prefer their anonymity, the process for choosing who sits on the highest court must be more transparent. Our system is beginning to look ou…



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Many Americans were riveted last week by the at times absurd confirmation hearing for US Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett.
The death in mid-September of Ruth Bader Ginsburg thrust the issue of Supreme Court appointments into the heart of the US presidential election. The issue has been hard to avoid even here in Australia.
The contrast with appointments to our own High Court of Australia could not be more stark. Most Australians would be unaware the High Court is about to get tw…

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