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  1. The Law of Affidavits

    By John Levingston

    Affidavits are used in Courts and Tribunals including arbitrations, to provide the evidence-in-chief of witnesses. There are evidentiary, formal and procedural rules which apply to affidavits. Non-compliance can result in the evidence being excluded, the case being lost, or proceedings adjourned...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Federation Press

  2. Social Security and Family Assistance Law

    3rd Edition

    By Peter Sutherland, Allan Anforth

    This 3rd edition comprehensively annotates the social security and family assistance law of Australia, as amended to 5 March 2013. It is the 12th volume in a book series which has annotated the Social Security Act and associated legislation since first publication in 1984. The 3rd edition annotates...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Federation Press

  3. Historical Foundations of Australian Law - Volume I

    Institutions, Concepts and Personalities

    By Justin Gleeson, James Watson, Ruth Higgins

    The history underlying and informing the Australian legal system is a uniquely interesting amalgam of English, American and local developments. It is often poorly understood – not least because there are no modern counterparts to this volume and its companion on commercial law. But, as Holmes long...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Federation Press

  4. Historical Foundations of Australian Law - Volume II

    Commercial Common Law

    Edited by Justin Gleeson, James Watson, Elisabeth Peden

    Questions arising in commercial law require an understanding of legal history, no differently from any other area of law, and, as the High Court observed in Andrews v ANZ [2012] HCA 30 at [14], what is needed is more than a “brief backward glance�. These essays provide a suite of materials to...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Federation Press

  5. Animal Law in Australasia

    Continuing the Dialogue, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Peter Sankoff, Steven White, Celeste Black

    Many Australians and New Zealanders still assume that current animal welfare laws provide animals with sufficient protection from human mistreatment, that cruelty is the exception and that, when exposed, perpetrators are prosecuted. They are wrong on all counts. Animal Law in Australasia, in its...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Federation Press

  6. 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 drawing also on the Canadian experiences, Thalia Anthony critically...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Restorative Justice

    Adults and Emerging Practice

    By Jane Bolitho, Jasmine Bruce, Gail Mason

    Current experimentations with approaches to restorative justice for adult offenders represents a compelling new direction in the criminal justice system. This book examines the values and challenges of restorative justice for adult offenders, victims and communities. The discussion is situated...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Federation Press

  8. Construction Claims

    By Davenport Phillip, Helen Durham

    Statutory compulsory rapid adjudication has now spread to all States, the Northern Territory and the ACT. The number of construction claims determined by adjudicators far exceeds the number determined by courts. This has been an important consideration in the writing of this third edition. In the...

    Published June 17th 2013 by Federation Press

  9. The New Work Health and Safety Legislation

    A Practical Guide

    By Francis Marks, Deborah Dinnen, Lauren Fieldus

    The new Work Health and Safety uniform laws impose extensive obligations on those who conduct a business or undertaking to ensure the safety of anyone who may be affected by the operation of the business or undertaking. These obligations are not confined to the safety of employees and will cover...

    Published June 17th 2013 by Federation Press

  10. Government Contracts

    Federal, State and Local

    By Nicholas Seddon

    Government Contracts 5th edition is the new edition of a work that has now been in existence for some seventeen years. It is Australia’s definitive legal text on all levels of government contracting, which focuses on the legal issues that may arise in connection with government contracts and...

    Published June 12th 2013 by Federation Press