Author(s): Michael Finnane
There have been many biographies of Judges, and even a few barristers havepublished memoirs of their famous cases, but very few books written by a sittingQC.'The Pursuit of Justice: My life as a lawyer, judge and social justice advocate' is notjust the story of a young, ambitious man who becomes a barrister, then a Judge,and is involved in interesting cases. Mick's story of a Catholic boy from Rose Baywith no family background in the law who becomes a successful and a well knownQC goes behind the mask and provides a rare insight into the judicial process.Many people may know of Mick Finnane as the Judge who presided over the 'Skaf'rape trials, but his life has been much more than that. He is a man, a husband, a father, a citizen of Australia but alsosomeone who is a keen observer of what goes on in the world.