Carmody crisis the perfect storm for UQ law lecturer

6 Oct 2016

Judicial independence expert Dr Rebecca Ananian-Welsh knew her time in Queensland wasn’t going to be boring when Chief Justice Tim Carmody was controversially sworn into office within a week of her moving to The University of Queensland from New South Wales in 2014.

Just 51 weeks later, Justice Carmody resigned as Chief Justice of Queensland after a tumultuous year that saw “the most public and comprehensive deterioration in relations between judges and government that Australia had ever seen”, Dr Ananian-Welsh said.

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