The untold legal history of one of Australia’s largest scale massacres

By Tasha Levy|13 December 2019

In 1928, a massacre of Indigenous Australians occurred in Central Australia and the Board of Inquiry that was appointed to investigate the case exonerated the three police officers responsible for the killings.

Managing partner at Marque Lawyers, Michael Bradley, was shocked to discover this underreported miscarriage of justice, penning the story of this mass killing in his new book, Coniston.

Mr Bradley talks with host Jerome Doraisamy on this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show about the legal history of this particular case, why it’s imperative for legal professionals to examine such incidents of discriminatory practice, and how delving into this topic has impacted his work professionally.

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