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Scholarship for the Legal Community

Welcome to Scholarship for the Legal Community - a curated selection of recent and salient academic research with a Victorian audience in mind. You can access article summaries at Scholarship for the Legal Community | Judicial College Victoria

 

Jump to: | Civil procedure | Statutory interpretation | Contracts |  Tort Law | Corporations Act and ASIC Act | Sentencing | Evidence | Equity, Trusts, and Estates | Public Law | Consumer and Competition Law | Indigenous Legal Issues | Why scholarship matters | Family Law | Archived content

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Scholarship for the legal community (Public and LP)

 

 Civil procedure

Read summaries of these articles on the Judicial College of Victoria's website

Thomas Prince, 'Recurring Issues in Civil Appeals – Part 2' (2022) 96 Australian Law Journal 273

 

 Statutory interpretation

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Lisa Burton Crawford, 'An Institutional Justification for the Principle of Legality' (2022) 45(2) Melbourne University Law Review (advance)

 

 Contracts

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Nuwan Dias, 'Re-Examining the Relationship between Mutual Promises in Contract Law' (2022) 46(1) Melbourne University Law Review (advance)

 

 Tort Law

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Cameron J Charnley, 'Compensatory damages and the role of ‘loss’ in actions for tort and breach of contract' (2022) 51 Australian Bar Review 320

 

 Corporations Act and ASIC Act

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Ian Ramsay and Miranda Webster, 'An analysis of the use of stepping stones liability against company directors and officers' (2021) 50 Australian Bar Review 168

 

 Sentencing

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Guy C Charlton, ‘Indigenous over-incarceration and individualised justice in light of Bugmy v The Queen’, (2021) 50 Australian Bar Review 427

Mirko Bagaric, 'A Rational Approach to Victim Vulnerability in Sentencing' (2022) 96 Australian Law Journal 237

Paul McGorrery and Matthew Weatherson, ‘When is a sentence manifestly excessive?’ (2022) 47(4) Alternative Law Review 261–265 (NEW)

 

 Evidence

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Helen Fraser and Yuko Kinoshita, 'Injustice Arising from the Unnoticed Power of Priming: How Lawyers and Even Judges can be Misled by Unreliable Transcripts of Indistinct Forensic Audio' (2021) 45(3) Criminal Law Journal 142

David Hamer, ‘Myths, Misconceptions and Mixed Messages: An Early Look at the New Tendency and Coincidence Evidence Provisions’ (2021) 45 Criminal Law Journal 232.

 

 Equity, Trusts and Estates

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Christie Gardiner and Lee Aitken, ‘Rebutting the presumption of intentional revocation of a Will by destruction: An examination of electronically signed and remotely witnessed Wills’ (2022) 51 Australian Bar Review 70 

Daniel Meyerowitz-Katz, 'Fiduciary Duties of Representative Parties: Conflicting Case Law and Conflicting Interests' (2022) 96 Australian Law Journal 185

Justice Chris Maxwell and Matthew Harding, 'Private Law, Conscience and Moral Reasoning: The Role of the Judge' (2022) 46(1) Melbourne University Law Review (advance)

Rachael Short, 'A common law vindicatio? Property rights as an independent basis for restitution',  (2022) 51(2) Australian Bar Review 264

 

 Public Law (including human rights)

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Hasan Dindjer, 'What Makes an Administrative Decision Unreasonable?' (2021) 84(2) Modern Law Review 265

Joshua Taylor, 'Richardson v Oracle more than half a decade on: Did the ‘ground break’ for victim compensation?' (2022) 47(1) Alternative Law Journal 36

 

 Consumer and Competition Law 

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Philip H Clarke, ‘Unconscionable conduct under the Australian Consumer Law: Clarification and Contention’ (2021) 49 Australian Business Law Review 180

Katharine Kemp, ‘Causation in Misuse of Market Power Claims under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)’ (2022) 49(4) Australian Business Law Review 208.

 

Indigenous Legal Issues

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Judge Heemi Taumaunu, ‘Te Ao Mārama – a vision for the District Court of New Zealand’ (2022) 96 Australian Law Journal 94 

 

Why scholarship matters

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Lord Burrows, 'Judges and Academics, and the Endless Road to Unattainable Perfection', Lionel Cohen Lecture, Law Faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 25 October 2021

Geoffrey Samuel, 'What is the Role of a legal academic? a Response to Lord Burrows' (2022) 2(3)(2) Amicus Curiae 305

Kiefel CJ, 'The Academy and The Courts: What Do They Mean To Each Other Today?', Speech, Australian Academy of Law Patrons, Brisbane, 31 October 2019

Justice Gordon, 'Taking Judging and Judges Seriously: Facts, Framework and Function in Australian Constitutional Law', Lucinda Lecture, Monash University, Melbourne, 2 August 2022

 

Family Law

Patricia Easteal and Emma Roff, ‘Engaging with the Victims' Reality of Domestic Violence: A Discourse Analysis of Judicial Understanding in Survivor-Perpetrated Homicides’ (2021) 47(1) Monash University Law Review 252 (NEW)

 

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