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Rt Hon Sir Zelman Cowen AK GCMG GCVO

GCOMRI, QC, FRSA (Hon), FAHA, FTS, FACE, FRSA, FRAIA, FRACP, FASA, FRACMA, FRACOG, FCA, FACRM, FANZAAS, BA, LLM (Melbourne), MA, DCL (Oxford), HonLLD (Hong Kong; Queensland; Melbourne; Western Australia; Turin; Australian National University; Tasmania; Victoria University; Deakin; Monash), HonDLitt (New England; Sydney; James Cook University of North Queensland; Oxford), HonDHL (University of Redlands, California; Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Cincinnati), HonDUniv (Newcastle; Griffith; University of Sunshine Coast, Queensland), HonDPhil (Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Tel Aviv). Fellow 1952, Honorary Fellow 1977.

Elected: 1952

Discipline: Law

Date of Passing: 08/12/2011


  • Zelman Cowen (1986) A Touch of Healing (3 volumes).
  • Zelman Cowen (1986) Reflections on Medicine, Biotechnology and the Law - (Pound Lectures). USA: University of Nebraska.
  • Zelman Cowen (1976) Individual Liberty and the Law.
  • Zelman Cowen (1969) The Private Man.
  • Zelman Cowen (1967) Isaac Isaacs; 2nd ed 1993.
  • Zelman Cowen (1965) Sir John Latham and Other Papers.
  • Zelman Cowen and D Mendes da Costa (1961) Matrimonial Causes Jurisdiction.
  • Zelman Cowen (1959) Federal Jurisdiction in Australia; 2nd ed. with Leslie Zines 1978; 3rd ed. with Leslie Zines 2002.
  • Zelman Cowen (1957) Australian Private International law.
  • P.B. Carter and Zelman Cowen (1956) Essays in the Law of Evidence. England
  • Zelman Cowen (1954) Australia and the United States: Some Legal Comparisons.
  • Specialist Editor - Cowen (1949) Dicey's Conflict of Laws.


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