Luke Hayes of The NT News writes “Art and poetry unite in need to take action”

Posted 6 November 2019 by & filed under News

Lawyer Stewart Levitt releases poetry book, a ‘diary’ of his life

Posted 22 October 2019 by & filed under News

From the Daily Telegraph, by Heath Parkes-Hupton With decades of memories to draw from, Stewart Levitt has released a book of poetry chronicling his career as a human rights lawyer and exploring his views of politics at home and abroad. For decades he’s been at the fore of some of Australia’s landmark legal battles, standing… Read more »

Prominent lawyer’s double whammy: Too Soon To Be Late and Indigenous Poetry Prize

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From NITV radio Listen here BY BERTRAND TUNGANDAME Stewart Levitt, best known for his work as a lawyer successfully fighting public causes against banks and governments for the underdog, whether Indigenous outliers or impoverished farmers, has released an anthology of poems titled ‘Too Soon to be Late’. In a conversation, held just before the Sydney launch… Read more »

Too Soon To Be Late

Posted 11 October 2019 by & filed under News

Stewart Levitt is best known for his work as a lawyer, who advocates for the marginalised and less powerful against the powers that be, from down-at-the-heel farmers, to indigenous outliers.   Too Soon to Be Late is an impressive 184-page compilation of poetry, which draws upon Levitt’s liberal values, Jewish heritage and experience as an Australian… Read more »

Defence staff win ‘David and Goliath’ case

Posted 2 August 2019 by & filed under News

Servicemen and women, aggrieved that Australia’s Defence Forces as their ‘‘employer’’ have failed to meet contractual obligations owed to them, may now be able to successfully sue for compensation and damages. The breakthrough comes from a decision of the NSW Court of Appeal (Searle v Commonwealth of Australia [2019] NSWCA 127) which, at the end… Read more »