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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 90 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. Western Legal Traditions

    A Comparison of Civil Law and Common Law

    By Martin Vranken

    The rule of law constitutes the hallmark of contemporary Western society. However, public perceptions and attitudes to the law can vary in space and time. This book explores legal solutions to selected problem scenarios in their broader historical, economic, political and societal context. The...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Federation Press

  2. Zines's The High Court and the Constitution

    6th Edition

    By James Stellios

    It has been seven years since the last edition of Professor Zines's classic book, The High Court and the Constitution. In that time the High Court has handed down a range of important decisions transforming, extending and developing existing constitutional law principles. The 6th edition of the...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Federation Press

  3. Creating New Futures

    Settling Children and Youth from Refugee Backgrounds

    Edited by Mary Crock

    This book has been written at a time when as many children are on the move as forced migrants as at any time in human history. In 2014, UNHCR estimated that more than 50 million people were on the move as refugees or 'persons of concern.' At least half were children. Australia has not escaped this...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Federation Press

  4. Higher Education and the Law

    Edited by Sally Varnham, Patty Kamvounias, Dr. Joan Squelch

    This book is the first in Australia dedicated to the legal environment of our universities. The law both drives and governs the evolution of Australia's strong and vibrant system of higher education. Here, experts explore a wide range of areas of topical and salient interest, providing a...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Federation Press

  5. Native Title from Mabo to Akiba

    A Vehicle for Change and Empowerment?

    Edited by Sean Brennan

    This edited collection brings together some of Australia's foremost experts in native title to provide a realistic assessment of the achievements, frustrations and possibilities of native title, two decades since the enactment of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), and after the most significant High...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Federation Press

  6. Admiralty Jurisdiction: Law and Practice

    Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia, 4th Edition

    By Damien Cremean

    This previously published work related to Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong. This fourth edition now relates to Malaysia as well. It is a comprehensive account of admiralty jurisdiction law and practice in all such jurisdictions. Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia are all major world...

    Published June 18th 2015 by Federation Press

  7. Administrative Justice and Its Availability

    By Debbie Mortimer

    The Federal Court of Australia exercises principal trial and intermediate appellate jurisdiction in relation to federal administrative law in Australia, a jurisdiction which is central to the Court's existence and function. Therefore, it was fitting for the Court, together with the Law Council of...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Federation Press

  8. Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment

    By Thalia Anthony

    Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment examines criminal sentencing courts’ changing characterisations of Indigenous peoples’ identity, culture and postcolonial status. Focusing largely on Australian Indigenous peoples, but referring also to the Canadian and New Zealand experiences, Thalia Anthony...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Australasian Coroner’s Manual

    By Hugh Dillon, Hadley Marie

    The Coroners Court presents unique and complex challenges for coroners, lawyers and others working in the jurisdiction, as well as for bereaved families and friends. This new manual, written by a leading Australian coroner and an academic lawyer with a special interest in the cultural diversity of...

    Published May 15th 2015 by Federation Press

  10. From Protection to Competition

    The politics of trade practices reform in Australia

    By Kerry Round, Martin Shanahan

    Economists have explored the effect of restrictive practices on markets, and legal scholars have examined the legislation, policies and institutions in specific cases. This work takes a historical approach and examines the occurrence of cartels and other restrictive practices in Australia, their...

    Published May 15th 2015 by Federation Press