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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 51 new and published books in the subject of Australian Law — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Key Issues in Judicial Review

    Edited by Neil Williams

    Key Issues in Judicial Review is the NSW Bar Association’s lecture series on the key issues in judicial review. It emphasises essential learning for the public law practitioner, whether solicitor, barrister or judicial officer, that is not easily accessed elsewhere. The collection opens with...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Federation Press

  2. Australian Maritime Law

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Michael White

    The third edition of Australian Maritime Law by Michael White follows on from the first and the second editions of which he was the editor and wrote some of the chapters. In those earlier editions many eminent Australian maritime lawyers contributed chapters from their own point of view but in this...

    Published March 30th 2014 by Federation Press

  3. Michael Kirby

    Paradoxes and Principles

    By AJ Brown

    The remarkable story of the life and work of Australia's most famous modern judge. This biography charts Michael Kirby's extraordinary public life from his first forays as a student politician in the early 1960s, to his appointments as foundation chairman of the Australian Law Reform Commission in...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Federation Press

  4. The Remaking of the Courts

    Less-Adversarial Practice and the Constitutional Role of the Judiciary in Australia

    By Sarah Murray

    The Remaking of the Courts: Less-Adversarial Practice and the Constitutional Role of the Judiciary in Australia centres on the changing nature of courts within the Australian constitutional context. In essence, the monograph explores the degree to which less-adversarial innovations and the...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Federation Press

  5. Social Work in the Shadow of the Law

    Edited by Simon Rice, Andrew Day

    This fourth edition of Social Work in the Shadow of the Law is a critical resource for social workers, social work students and for those who work in human services. All of the chapters from the third edition have been updated, with fresh accounts, references, perspectives and case studies authored...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Federation Press

  6. Socio-legality

    An Odyssey of Ideas and Context

    Edited by Kerry Petersen

    This volume of Law in Context celebrates the work of current and former La Trobe University scholars who have made significant contributions to the development of socio-legal studies, including: Professor Christopher Arup on the relationship between business law and socio-legal studies;Professor...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Federation Press

  7. Intellectual Property and New Technologies

    Edited by David Wishart

    This volume of Law in Context focuses on the legal issues raised by the digital revolution. It presents new perspectives on familiar questions about the effectiveness of intellectual property in promoting innovation and protecting privacy. The articles address such issues as: heritage and cultural...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Federation Press

  8. The Whitlam Legacy

    By Troy Bramston

    The election of the Whitlam government in 1972 marked a turning point in 20th century Australia. Shaking off the vestiges of two decades of conservative rule, Gough Whitlam brought new ideas, new policies and new people to the task of governing. Bursting with energy and expectation, the Labor...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Federation Press

  9. Corporations Law

    Text and Essential Cases

    By Julie Cassidy

    The purpose of this text is to provide a teaching/ learning tool within a semester corporations law unit. The use of a plain English writing style, combined with fuller case extracts makes corporations law more accessible to those who study or practise in the area of corporations law. Since the...

    Published January 6th 2014 by Federation Press

  10. Historical Foundations of Australian Law - Set

    Volume I & Volume II

    Edited by Justin Gleeson, J.A. Watson, Ruth Higgins, Elisabeth Peden

    Justice McHugh once said that a lack of understanding of legal history was a misfortune, not a privilege. That was an understatement. As well as being essential for any Australian lawyer, the history underlying and informing the Australian legal system is a uniquely interesting amalgam of English,...

    Published December 18th 2013 by Federation Press