This is the fourth 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.
BY THOMAS … Read the rest
BY EMILY HAMMOND
The High Court’s decision in MZAPC v Minister for Immigration & Border Protection  HCA 17 reveals continuing differences in judicial approach to a central concept for Australian judicial review – jurisdictional error. In this post, I … Read the rest
BY JAMES BARRETT
Notoriously, Aboriginal people have been forced to live by Australian law. Surprisingly, Australian law may force Aboriginal people out of Australia.
Such is the predicament of Mr Justin Hands, an adopted member of the Aboriginal community at … Read the rest
BY JANINA BOUGHEY
In 1958 Kenneth Culp Davis said of the common law principles of judicial review of administrative action:
An imaginary system cunningly planned for the evil purpose of thwarting justice and maximising fruitless litigation would copy the major
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