Author(s): Bryan Keon-Cohen
This acclaimed book is an insiders comprehensive account, written for the non-lawyer, by the plaintiffs counsel, Dr. Bryan Keon-Cohen AM QC. He recounts Eddie Mabos motivations, the Murray Islanders and their culture; lawyers and judges involved; legal aid hassles; set-backs during trial; repeated attacks by Bjelke-Petersens government; Mabos premature death; final success in the High Court, and the cases legacy. Published in 2011, the first edition is sold out. This revised, re-named version includes text of 600 pages, footnotes, photographs, court and personal documents, a chronology, appendices, bibliography and a detailed new Index.