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  1. Murray Gleeson - The Smiler

    By Michael Pelly

    Courtroom tactician, devastating in reply, intimidating and intense. Murray Gleeson has been described as many things, but his grim work persona gave him the label that stuck – The Smiler. Born in a small country town in NSW, Gleeson became the nation’s top barrister and its leading judge. In a...

    Published June 13th 2014 by Federation Press

  2. 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 May 22nd 2014 by Federation Press

  3. Post-Employment Restraint of Trade

    The competing interests of an ex-employee, an ex-employer and the public good

    By Rob Jackson

    The law surrounding post-employment restraint of trade has increasing importance in workplace relations law and practice. The historical assumption that employers have a stronger commercial position and employees are vulnerable has been exploded in the 21st century by a highly educated and skilled...

    Published May 22nd 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 May 2nd 2014 by Federation Press

  5. 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 May 2nd 2014 by Federation Press

  6. 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 19th 2014 by Federation Press

  7. 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 6th 2014 by Federation Press

  8. 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 20th 2014 by Federation Press

  9. 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 20th 2014 by Federation Press

  10. 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 23rd 2014 by Federation Press