tales from the Supreme Court of NSW, 1824-1836

Bruce Kercher

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This book tells some of the stories which were first heard in the Supreme Court of New South Wales between 1824 and 1836, concentrating on three groups of people who were regarded as legal outsiders.These stories tell us much about the life of convict New South Wales and illuminate the colony's history through the history of its law.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNorth Melbourne, Vic.
PublisherAustralian Scholarly Publishing
ISBN (Print)9781740971249
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Publication series

NameMacquarie law monographs : studies in law and history
PublisherAustralian Scholarly Publishing



  • New South Wales. Supreme Court
  • Criminal procedure--New South Wales--Cases
  • New South Wales--Social life and customs--1788-1851

Cite this

Kercher, B. (2006). Outsiders: tales from the Supreme Court of NSW, 1824-1836. (Macquarie law monographs : studies in law and history). North Melbourne, Vic.: Australian Scholarly Publishing.