Month: February 2021

The High Court and Respect for Australian South Sea Islanders

BY PETER PRINCE AND EVE LESTER

it is imperative…that the common law should neither be nor be seen to be frozen in an age of racial discrimination
Justice Brennan, Mabo v Queensland [No 2] (1992)

Participants in the … Read the rest

Habeas Corpus, Jurisdiction, and Aboriginal-Identifying People in Immigration Detention: McHugh v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs [2020] FCAFC 223

BY JAMES BARRETT

On 11 December 2020 the Full Court of the Federal Court delivered judgment for Mr McHugh. Mr McHugh claimed that he was being held in immigration detention unlawfully despite being Aboriginal, though he could not prove his … Read the rest

Book Forum on Susan Bartie’s Free Hands and Minds: Pioneering Australian Legal Scholars

AUSPUBLAW is pleased to present another of our occasional series of book forums. In this book forum, Katherine Biber, Brendan Lim and Heather Roberts reflect on Susan Bartie’s Free Hands and Minds: Pioneering Australian Legal Scholars. Susan Bartie Read the rest

Book Forum: Katherine Biber

Katherine Biber provides the first post in our book forum on Susan Bartie’s Free Hands and Minds: Pioneering Australian Legal Scholars. To see all posts please click here. Click through for posts by Brendan Lim and Heather RobertsRead the rest

Book Forum: Brendan Lim

Brendan Lim provides the second post in our book forum on Susan Bartie’s Free Hands and Minds: Pioneering Australian Legal Scholars. To see all posts please click here. Click through for posts by Katherine Biber and Heather RobertsRead the rest

Book Forum: Heather Roberts

Heather Roberts provides the third post in our book forum on Susan Bartie’s Free Hands and Minds: Pioneering Australian Legal Scholars. To see all posts please click here. Click through for posts by Katherine Biber and Brendan LimRead the rest

Book Forum: Susan Bartie

Susan Bartie replies to reflections from Katherine Biber, Brendan Lim and Heather Roberts on her book Free Hands and Minds: Pioneering Australian Legal Scholars. To see all posts, please click here.

BY SUSAN BARTIE

It was a … Read the rest

Public Law Events Roundup February 2021

Welcome to the February edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup. The events in this roundup were compiled in late January.

Before we get to the events roundup, we would like to draw your attention to the following … Read the rest

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