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Cohen, Judith (1926 - 2012)

Honourable Justice AO

Born
1926
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
2012
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Commissioner, Judge, Lawyer and Teacher

Summary

Judith Cohen was the first female commissioner of the Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Commission, appointed in 1975.

Sources used to compile this entry: Cohan, Susan and Sally Scott, 'Formidable trailblazer in arbitration: Judith jacqueline Cohen, AO, Lawyer, Teacher, Judge 7-2-1926 - 10-5-2012', in The Sydney Morning Herald, 18 June 2012, http://www.smh.com.au/comment/obituaries/formidable-trailblazer-in-arbitration-20120617-20i7f.html.

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