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Meet the woman who can lay claim to being Australia's first female judge

  • Written by Anne Rees, David Myers Research Fellow, La Trobe University
imageJudge May Lahey (left) with actor Jean Harlow in 1932.The Cornell Daily Sun (digitally coloured image)

This has been a good year for women and the law. Back in January, Susan Kiefel was sworn in as the first female Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia. This month, Anne Ferguson was named the new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of...

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