Australian Law Products

  • Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty

    The Contested Governance of Health

    By Tarryn Phillips

    We’ve seen it before, with asbestos-related disease, leukaemia clusters and lung cancer caused by cigarettes. There tends to be a lag between the emergence of environmental risks and chemical injuries, and their recognition and therapeutic treatment by medicine and the law. Law, Environmental…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06 
    Social Justice

  • Leading Cases In Australian Law

    A Guide to the 200 Most Frequently Cited Judgments

    By Daniel Reynolds, Lyndon Goddard

    Leading Cases in Australian Law provides, in essence, a summary of the 200 most cited cases in Australian law. Each case note contains an outline of the facts, issues and decision, an extract of the most frequently cited portions of the judgment, commentary incorporating later decisions on the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30
    Federation Press

  • Tom Hughes QC

    A Cab on the Rank

    By Ian Hancock

    For more than thirty years, Tom Hughes, a scion of a notable Sydney family of high achievers, was one of Australia’s top barristers, renowned, respected and sometimes feared for his dominating presence in the courtroom. Equally at home in all jurisdictions, his theatrical style, command of language…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Federation Press

  • Creighton & Stewart’s Labour Law

    6th Edition

    By Andrew Stewart

    The latest edition of this leading text features a new and expanded team of authors, who explain and analyse Australia's complex system of labour regulation. The book has been substantially restructured and updated to cover the many statutory amendments introduced or proposed over the past five…

    Paperback – 2016-06-15
    Federation Press

  • The Law of Tribunals

    Annotated Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2013 (NSW)

    By John Levingston

    This is a practical book about the law governing practice and procedure in Tribunals with annotations on the Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2013 (NSW). Tribunals exercise administrative, curial and inquisitorial powers and are playing a greater role in the administration of justice in…

    Paperback – 2016-06-07
    Federation Press

  • Sir Frederick Darley

    Sixth Chief Justice of New South Wales 1886-1910

    By John Michael Bennett

    The new biography of Sir Frederick Darley in J M Bennett's acclaimed Lives of the Australian Chief Justices series Describes in fascinating detail one of the most extraordinary episodes in Australian judicial history. Richly detailed chapters trace Darley’s progression from birth…

    Paperback – 2016-06-07
    Federation Press

  • Other People's Country

    Law, Water and Entitlement in Settler Colonial Sites

    Edited by Timothy Neale, Stephen Turner

    Other People’s Country thinks through the entangled objects of law – legislation, policies, institutions, treaties and so on – that ‘govern’ waters and that make bodies of water ‘lawful’ within settler colonial sites today. Informed by the theoretical interventions of cosmopolitics and political…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31

  • Promoting Law Student and Lawyer Well-Being in Australia and Beyond

    Edited by Rachel Field, James Duffy, Colin James

    University can be a psychologically distressing place for students. Empirical studies in Australia and the USA highlight that a large number of law students suffer from psychological distress, when compared to students from other disciplines and members of the general population. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19
    Emerging Legal Education

  • Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

    Law Reform and Society

    By Anna Carline, Patricia Easteal

    Arguing that law must be looked at holistically, this book investigates the ‘hidden gender’ of the so-called neutral or objective legal principles that structure the law addressing violence against women. Adopting an explicitly feminist perspective, it investigates how legal responses to violence…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24

  • Indigenous Peoples, Customary Law and Human Rights – Why Living Law Matters

    By Brendan Tobin

    This highly original work demonstrates the fundamental role of customary law for the realization of Indigenous peoples’ human rights and for sound national and international legal governance. The book reviews the legal status of customary law and its relationship with positive and natural law from…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

  • Uniform Evidence Law

    3rd Edition

    By John Anderson

    The third edition of Uniform Evidence Law: Text and Essential Cases continues the style of integrated discussion of evidence law from the earlier editions of this work resulting in a seamless synthesis and analysis of this significant area of law and practice. A critical and comparative analysis of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-06
    Federation Press

  • Law and Love

    Edited by Joshua Neoh, Renata Grossi

    In our social imaginary, love has become the major existential goal of our times, which is capable of providing all of us with a sense of worth and a way of being in the world (Beck & Beck-Gernsheim, 1995). Love has become our ‘ultimate source of meaning and happiness’: it is a ‘gift’ that…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31
    Federation Press

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