Volume 40


Volume 40(1)


Bryan Horrigan 

The Hon Chief Justice Marilyn Warren AC


Section 80 – The Great Constitutional Tautology
The Hon Justice Virginia Bell

Interpreting the Constitution – Words, History and Change
The Hon Chief Justice Robert French AC

Open Justice in the Technological Age
The Hon Chief Justice Marilyn Warren AC


The Australian PPSA from a Canadian Perspective: Some Comparative Reflections
Anthony Duggan

Kable, Kirk and Judicial Statesmanship
Jeffrey Goldsworthy

Public Statements by Judges and the Bias Rule
Matthew Groves

Making Every Life Count: Ensuring Equality and Protection for Persons with Disabilities in Armed Conflicts
Naomi Hart, Mary Crock, Ron McCallum and Ben Saul

Mental Health Laws: Where to from Here?
Bernadette McSherry

Giving Chapter III Back its Constitutional Mojo? – Lessons from State Courts and beyond
Sarah Murray

Case note

Splitting Hairs: Aytugrul v The Queen (PDF, 0.25 MB) 

Book review

Ronli Sifris, Reproductive Freedom, Torture and International Human Rights: Challenging the Masculinisation of Torture (Routledge, 2014)
Kim Rubinstein


Volume 40(2)


Is Judicial Consideration of Credibility and Reliability Under Section 137 of the Uniform Evidence Law a Guarantee of Fairness or 'Moral Treason'? 
Michael W R Adams and Christopher K Wareham

Throwing Babies Out With the Bathwater? Adversarialism, ADR and the Way Forward
Paula Baron, Lillian Corbin and Judith Gutman

What Process Do Disputants Want? An Experiment in Disputant Preferences
Peter Condliffe and John Zeleznikow

Proportionality, Rights-Consistent Interpretation and Declarations under the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities: The Momcilovic Litigation and Beyond
Julie Debeljak

Christie, Section 137 and Forensic Science Evidence (After Dupas v The Queen and R v XY)
Gary Edmond, David Hamer, Andrew Ligertwood and Mehera San Roque

Freedom Beyond the Commons: Managing the Tension Between Faith and Equality in a Multicultural Society
Joel Harrison and Patrick Parkinson

The Mythology of Salomon's Case and the Law Dealing with the Tort Liabilities of Corporate Groups: An Historical Perspective
Philip Lipton

Undemocratic, Uncertain and Politically Unviable? An Analysis of and Response to Objections to a Proposed Constitutional Racial Non-Discrimination Clause as Part of Constitutional Reforms for Indigenous Recognition
Shireen Morris

Ensuring Access to Justice in Mediation within the Civil Justice System 
Mary Anne Noone and Lola Akin Ojelabi

Stress, Anxiety and Depression in Law Students: How Student Behaviours Affect Student Wellbeing
Natalie Skead and Shane L Rogers (PDF, 0.47 MB)

Book review

Gonzalo Villalta Puig, Economic Relations between Australia and the European Union: Law and Policy (Kluwer Law International, 2014)
Michael Longo


Volume 40(3)


Judicial Independence from the Executive: A First-Principles Review of the Australian Cases
Rebecca Ananian-Welsh and George Williams

Choice of Law and Forum Clauses in Shipping Documents — Revising Section 11 of the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1991 (Cth)
Simon Allison

The High Court and Kable: A Study in Federalism and Rights Protection
Gabrielle Appleby

A World of Difference: The Budapest Convention on Cybercrime and the Challenges of Harmonisation
Jonathan Clough

Law as an Artifact Kind
Jonathan Crowe

The Role of Lawyers in Mediation: Insights from Mediators at Victoria's Civil and Administrative Tribunal
Kathy Douglas and Becky Batagol

The Place of the 'Dishonest and Fraudulent Design' Requirement in Accessorial Liability for Assisting in a Breach of Trust or Fiduciary Duty
Tanya Shankar

Fraud against the Registrar — An Unnecessary, Unhelpful and Perhaps, no Longer Relevant Complication in the Law on Fraud under the Torrens System
Natalie Skead and Penny Carruthers

Are Legislative Intentions Real?
Jim South

Sticking up for Victoria? — Victoria's Legislative Council Inquires into the Performance of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
Gabrielle Wolf

Case Note

Barclay v Penberthy, the Rule in Baker v Bolton and the Action for Loss of Services: A New Recipe Required
Anthony Gray