Legal Abbreviations : Melbourne Law School

Created by the Monash University Law Library, this guide lists legal abbreviations for Australian and international law reports, law journals, legal organisations, courts, etc. LexisNexis CaseBase Abbreviations (University of Melbourne staff and student access) LexisNexis uses 'inhouse' abbreviations for law reports and journals on their platform.

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Useful Books and Websites : Melbourne Law School

(2 days ago) Michael Head and Scott Mann, Law in perspective: ethics, society and critical thinking (2005) UniM Law – KA 60 HEAD; Legal Vocabulary and Dictionaries. Largely, your ability to learn law and communicate effectively in seminars, assessment task, exams, and in practice, relies on your knowledge and understanding of legal vocabulary. Law is a

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Corporate Law : Melbourne Law School

(7 days ago) Melbourne Law School has considerable expertise in corporate law, having established the Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation in 1996. The specialisation in corporate law recognises the importance of this area of law nationally and internationally. The program is ideal for lawyers and other professionals engaged in issues relating

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Doctor of Laws (LLD)

(3 days ago) Difference between Law and Legislation | Law vs Legislation

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Associate Professor Jonathan Liberman

(6 days ago) Overview. Jonathan Liberman is an Associate Professor in Law and Global Health with a joint appointment in the Melbourne Law School and the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. Jonathan has over twenty years' experience in legal and policy research, teaching, advice, training and technical support relating to health at both

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(6 days ago) mon law concepts unchanged or incorporate them and alter their content. They may, through insufficient understanding of the common law, unintentionally distort it. Professor Ford wrote in 1985 that if discussion of business trusts were left to lawyers unversed in the law of trusts, there was a

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Legal Internship

(7 days ago) The Aurora internship program places law and social sciences students and graduates at Native Title Representative Bodies (NTRBs) and Indigenous corporations, government bodies, community groups and other policy organisations across Australia. Interns assist in legal work, policy development, and Indigenous affairs more broadly.

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Public and International Law : Melbourne Law School

(2 days ago) Public and International Law. The specialisation in public and international law brings together constitutional, administrative and public international law in recognition of the increasing interdependence of international and domestic law. An extraordinary range of subjects across the entire field of public law offers students access to the

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Associate Professor Ying Liew

(8 days ago) At Melbourne Law School, Ying is Associate Director (Private Law) of the Asian Law Centre, and is a member of the Obligations Group. He is also a faculty advisor of the Melbourne University Law Review, Chair of the Student Academic Misconduct Committee, and Advisor for incoming exchange students.

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Health and Medical Law : Melbourne Law School

(6 days ago) Health Law and Ethics Network. The key objectives of the Network are to promote high quality, inter-disciplinary research, teaching and engagement in health law and ethics, and to foster collaboration among scholars and clinicians across the University. The research facilitated by the Network is directed towards growing scholarship, offering

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Banking and Finance Law : Melbourne Law School

(7 days ago) Banking and Finance Law. The specialisation in banking and finance law is designed to provide students, practitioners and other professionals with a sophisticated understanding of the legal and regulatory framework for the Australian and international financial sector. Most subjects have a practical focus, with offerings including banking

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Research Centres

(2 days ago) Melbourne Law School is host to a number of research centres and institutes, specialising in a wide variety of legal fields. In addition to teaching and research programs, the centres also hold a range of international and national conferences, seminars, interest group discussions, and in-house programs on leading-edge topics.

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Digital Law and Technological Innovation

(4 days ago) Digital Law and Technological Innovation. The specialisation in digital law and technological innovation is designed to equip students with the legal knowledge and technical skills needed to navigate the complex ethical, legal and social implications of new technologies. Students can choose from subjects designed to impart expert knowledge

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The Definition of “Associate” in the Corporations Law

(8 days ago) The Definition of “Associate” in the Corporations Law Justice R P Austin Supreme Court of New South Wales August 2000 This commentary on the definition of associate contained in the Corporations Law will be published in H A J Ford, R P Austin and I M Ramsay, Ford’s Principles of Corporations Law, 2 volumes, Butterworths.

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Professor Jianfu Chen

(Just Now) Overview. Professor Jianfu Chen is an Honorary Professorial Fellow at Melbourne Law School and an Emeritus Professor at La Trobe University. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law (FAAL), as well as the Australian Academy of the Humanities (FAHA). He was previously Deputy Head of Law School (2006-2008) and Head of Law School (2008-2010

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(5 days ago) Law Journal 354; Kent Roach, The 9/11 Effect: Comparative Counter-Terrorism (Cambridge University Press, 2011); Kent Roach, ‘The Criminal Law and Its Less Restrained Alternatives’ in Victor V Ramraj et al (eds), Global Anti-Terrorism Law and Policy (Cambridge University Press, 2nd ed, 2012) 91.

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(7 days ago) law and planning and environmental law — but in reading his work I was reminded that the interface between those two areas of law is largely an interface between legal formalism and legal pluralism.11 Australian judicial review doctrine is generally understood as a manifestation of the former,

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Should rivers have legal rights

(7 days ago) “Shifting the law away from viewing natural resources in terms of the benefits they provide humans to something with their own interests and needs is a powerful principle. It forces us to think differently about how we relate to nature.”

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Professor Tania Voon

(9 days ago) Overview. Tania Voon is Professor at Melbourne Law School, The University of Melbourne. She is a former Legal Officer of the Appellate Body Secretariat of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and has previously practised law with Mallesons Stephen Jaques and the Australian Government Solicitor.

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Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Digital Ethics

(Just Now) The Centre. Led by Professor Jeannie Paterson (Melbourne Law School) and Professor Tim Miller (Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology) CAIDE addresses issues of bias, transparency, fairness, privacy, equity and access in a practical and applied manner with a particularly Australian focus.

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(3 days ago) international law operates as a facade for shielding infractions that occur in the private domain.6 These revelations have reinforced arguments against the traditional view that human rights bind the state only and that private actors have no human rights obligations.7

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(2 days ago) Law Review 57, 59 (discussing regulatory slippage in the context of common resources, where private actors are given scope to manage collective resources). 4 Melbourne Journal of International Law [Vol 15 regulation. A restrictive or outdated view of the state, or reliance on secondary

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(4 days ago) of International Law’ (2004) 17 Leiden Journal of International Law 363. 6 Robin Sharwood, ‘The Rule of Law and War: The Conflict with Iraq’ (Speech delivered at an Institute for Comparative and International Law Public Seminar, The University of Melbourne, Australia, …

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(8 days ago) 820 Melbourne University Law Review [Vol 38:818 in the first volume we find contributions by Chief Justice Latham (on the law student),13 Justice Evatt (who gave two addresses to the society in succeeding weeks in 1937 on amending the Constitution),14 and Justice Dixon (on de facto officers).15 If the subject matter and the authors were scholarly, the Law Students’

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Professor Belinda Fehlberg

(5 days ago) Overview. Belinda Fehlberg is a professor of law in the Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, specialising in family law. She has a particular interest in how 'law in books' is understood, applied and experienced by professionals and families. Belinda has conducted empirical research over the past 20 years on a wide range of family law

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Information for Canadian students

(6 days ago) To practice law in Canada, all lawyers—foreign or domestic—must be admitted to the bar association of the province in which they wish to practice. Nine of the 10 provinces in Canada are common law jurisdictions, while the Province of Quebec is a civil law jurisdiction.

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Professor Christine Parker

(5 days ago) Christine teaches units on food law and policy, corporate social and environmental responsibility and regulation and animal law. Christine also teaches legal ethics and is the co-author of the influential legal ethics text, Inside Lawyers Ethics (3rd edition in 2018; with Prof Adrian Evans).

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(3 days ago) laide Law Review 199; Sangeetha Pillai, ‘Non-Immigrants, Non-Aliens and People of the Commonwealth: Australian Constitutional Citizenship Revisited’ (2013) 39 Monash Universi-ty Law Review 568. 2 Australian Citizenship Amendment Act 1993 (Cth) s 3. 3 Commonwealth, Parliamentary Debates, Senate, 6 May 1993, 208 (John Faulkner).

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(7 days ago) bourne Law School, 23 July 2018, where an earlier version of this article was presented; and to the two referees for their valuable comments and suggestions. 270 Melbourne University Law Review [Vol 43(1):269 I INTRODUCTION It may seem an odd, if not anachronistic, thing to ask whether there is a …

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Indonesian Trial Process and Legal System Background Notes …

(7 days ago) Director, Asian Law Centre The University of Melbourne The Indonesian legal system is a Civil Law system rather than a Common Law system (The Common Law System is found chiefly in Australia, England, America and other former British colonies). As the …

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Anti-Terrorism Law and Criminal Process in Indonesia

(5 days ago) Law (Forestry Law case, No 3 of 2005, p. 14, available at 8 The full reference is: Law No 15 of 2002 on the Stipulation of Interim Law No 1 of 2002 on the Eradication of the Crime of Terrorism as a Statute

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Professor Jeff Redding

(1 days ago) Jeff has also held research fellowships at Yale Law School (Oscar M. Ruebhausen program), Harvard Law School (Islamic Legal Studies Program), and Columbia Law School (Center for the Study of Law and Culture). He earned his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. Jeff is currently expanding upon research and scholarly approaches

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(2 days ago) international law to interpret statutes and to develop the common law.2 However, it is more likely that the lack of substantive commentary is a reflection of the relative absence — at least until recently — of both case law and statutory

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(3 days ago) 4 Melbourne University Law Review [Vol 44(2):Adv Advance Copy justi%es the availability of a restitutionary claim following a failure of consider-ation in relation to a monetary payment. 10 As to whether non-contractual quantum meruit can ever exceed the con- tract price, Mann displays no clear majority view. Justice Gageler and the plu-

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Professor Richard Garnett

(4 days ago) Overview. Richard Garnett has a LLM from Harvard University where he was a Fulbright and Lionel Murphy scholar. In 2020 he was awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) from the University of Melbourne for a body of published work that constitutes 'a substantial and original contribution to legal scholarship' and demonstrates 'authoritative standing in the field of study'.

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Dr Jamie Walvisch

(3 days ago) From 2013-20 Jamie worked as a Lecturer at Monash University, where he taught a range of units, including Criminal Law, Forensic Evidence, Lawyer's Ethics and Professional Practice. Jamie has worked as a Senior Lecturer at the Melbourne Law School since 2020. Jamie’s current research focuses on the intersection between law, psychiatry and

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(4 days ago) of law through the common law approach, it may be also contended that in interpreting legislation, it is the court’s interpretation that ultimately estab-lishes the law. However, at least in the area outside constitutional discourse, Parliament has the ability to change that law if the court establishes a prece-

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(3 days ago) and the Law in Australia (LexisNexis Butterworths, 2010) 1, 16–18. 4 Neil Rees, Katherine Lindsay and Simon Rice, Australian Anti-Discrimination Law: Text, Cases and Materials (Federation Press, 2008) 122, quoting Rosemary Hunter, Indirect Discrimination in the Workplace (Federation Press, 1992) 5–6.

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After Hayne: reflections on the banking royal commission

(7 days ago) The need for the law to be complied with and enforced was a key theme to emerge from the final report. This was underpinned by a strong rule-oflaw message: first, it is the legislature – not the regulators – that sets the law and the consequences of breach; secondly, there should be public enforcement of the law; thirdly, it is primarily

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