BY WILLIAM ISDALE AND CHRISTOPHER ASH
Today, legislation is the predominant source of law. Its voluminous production is a central feature of our governance, and shows no signs of slowing. “[E]very day”, Waldron writes, “another demand emerges for … Read the rest
This post is the first in a 2021 special series, which is a companion to the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law’s Global Public Law Virtual Book Series. The aim of the virtual book series is to invite leading … Read the rest
Welcome to the May edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup.
Remember, if you have an AUSPUBLAW opportunity, conference or significant public lecture that you would like included in this roundup, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. The … Read the rest
This is the second in a special series of posts on the 50th anniversary of the Kerr Report, examining whether Australian administrative law is still fit for purpose. To see other posts in this series, click here.
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BY JAMES STELLIOS
Continuing detention in Australian constitutional law
The 1996 decision of the High Court in Kable v Director of Public Prosecutions (1996) 189 CLR 51, striking down the validity of the Community Protection Act 1994 (NSW), … Read the rest
Welcome to the April edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup.
Before we get to the events roundup, we would like to draw your attention to the following two opportunities:
ECA Symposium in Law and Justice
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This is the first in a special series of posts on the 50th anniversary of the Kerr Report, examining whether Australian administrative law is still fit for purpose. To see other posts in this series, click here.
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AUSPUBLAW congratulates Mikaela Smith on winning the 2020 Sir Anthony Mason Constitutional Law prize, and is pleased to publish an edited version of her winning essay.
BY MIKAELA SMITH
In the recent case of Love v Commonwealth; Thoms v … Read the rest
BY LISA BURTON CRAWFORD
Murray Gleeson once said that ‘the rule of law is such a powerful rhetorical weapon, both in legal and political argument, that care should be taken in its deployment’. This is because the rule of law … Read the rest