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In Search of Origins: Blindness in History and Law


Ronald McCallum


University of Sydney - Faculty of Law


Australian Bar Review, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 146-159, 2010
Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 11/16

Abstract:     
This paper chronicles the personal journey of the author who is a blind legal academic. An examination is made of famous blind people in history, including Milton, Sir Nicholas Saunderson and Louis Braille. There is also an examination of famous blind lawyers, including Professor Rupert Cross and Justice Tatle. Finally, several decisions involving blind litigants are unpacked.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 15

Keywords: blindness, blind people in history, blind lawyers, legal decisions on blindness

JEL Classification: K10, K30

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Date posted: February 8, 2011  

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McCallum, Ronald, In Search of Origins: Blindness in History and Law. Australian Bar Review, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 146-159, 2010; Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 11/16. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1757565

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Ronald McCallum (Contact Author)
University of Sydney - Faculty of Law ( email )
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The University of Sydney
Sydney, NSW 2006
Australia
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