Australian Law Products

  • Strata Title Property Rights

    Private governance of multi-owned properties

    By Cathy Sherry

    Multi-owned properties make up an ever-increasing proportion of commercial, tourist and residential development, in both urban and rural landscapes around the world. This book critically analyses the legal, social and economic complexities of strata or community title schemes. At a time when…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Australian Critical Decisions

    Remembering Koowarta and Tasmanian Dams

    Edited by Ann Genovese

    The 1980s was a time of significant social, political and cultural change. In Australia, the law was pivotal to these changes. The two High Court cases that this book explores – Koowarta v Bjelke-Petersen (1982) and the Tasmanian Dams case (1983) – are famous legally as they marked a decisive…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Law as if Earth Really Mattered

    The Wild Law Judgement Project

    Edited by Nicole Rogers, Michelle Maloney

    This book is a collection of re-written existing judgments and hypothetical judgments, that offer a ‘wild law’ perspective. The term ‘wild law’ names the specific challenges of aligning existing Western legal systems with Thomas Berry’s philosophy of Earth jurisprudence. Based upon ecocentric…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • 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 – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • From Dialogue to Disagreement in Comparative Rights Constitutionalism

    By Scott Stephenson

    The bills of rights adopted in the Commonwealth countries of Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and, at the subnational level, Australia in recent decades, have prompted scholars and institutional actors involved in the process of constitutional design and reform to rethink how to evaluate and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28
    Federation Press

  • Cowen and Zines's Federal Jurisdiction in Australia

    4th Edition

    By Leslie Zines

    This book examines the jurisdiction of the High Court, federal courts and Territory courts, as well as the federal jurisdiction of State courts. It is an area of law that has been described as technical, complicated, difficult and not infrequently absurd. It is, however, the direct result of the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31
    Federation Press

  • 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 – 2016-08-11
    Federation Press

  • Criminal Due Process and Chapter III of the Australian Constitution

    By Anthony Gray

    This book articulates the potential of the principle of separation of powers reflected in the structure and text of the Australian Constitution to protect fundamental due process rights. Clearly, the founding fathers did not enact an express bill of rights in the Australian Constitution, and the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
    Federation Press

  • Children, Parents and the Courts

    Legal Intervention in Family Life

    By John Seymour

    The family can be viewed as a private world, one into which courts should be reluctant to intrude. In our society, recognition of the specialness of the parent/child relationship is well entrenched: “The best person to bring up a child is the natural parent.” Yet legal intervention in this…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
    Federation Press

  • Industrial Relations Reform: Looking to the Future

    Essays in honour of Joe Isaac AO

    Edited by Keith Hancock, Russell D. Lansbury

    Industrial relations is critically important for economic performance as well as the social cohesion of a nation. In Australia, industrial relations has been subject to numerous reforms by both Labor and Liberal-National Party Coalition governments during recent decades. This book critically…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13
    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

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