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New Directions for Law in Australia : Essays in Contemporary Law Reform.

Author/Creator:
Levy, Ron.
Publication:
Canberra : ANU Press, 2017.
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Subjects:
Law reform-Australia.
Law-Australia.
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Electronic books.
Contents:
Intro
Foreword
Introduction
Keynote: Reforming Law - The Role of Theory
Part I. Commercial and Corporate Law
1. The Privatisation of Australian Corporate Law
2. On the Road to Improved Social and Economic Welfare: The Contribution to Australian Competition and Consumer Law and Policy Law Reform
3. Tax, Inequality and Challenges for the Future
4. Brand New 'Sharing' or Plain Old 'Sweating'? A Proposal for Regulating the New 'Gig Economy'
5. Good Call: Extending Liability for Employment Contraventions Beyond the Direct Employer
6. The Australian House Party Has Been Glorious - But the Hangover May Be Severe: Reforms to Mitigate Some of the Risks
7. Back to Basics: Reforming Australia's Private Sector Whistleblowing Laws
8. Lawyers as Whistleblowers: The Need for a Gatekeeper of Justice Whistleblowing Obligation/Exception
Part II. Criminal Law and Evidence
9. Criminal Justice Law Reform Challenges for the Future: It's Time to Curb Australia's Prison Addiction
10. Is Criminal Law Reform a Lost Cause?
11. Rethinking Rape Law Reform: Challenges and Possibilities
12. The Fraught Dichotomy between Context and Tendency Evidence in Sexual Assault Cases - Suggestions for Reform
13. Improving the Effectiveness of Corporate Criminal Liability: Old Challenges in a Transnational World
14. Stereotypes in the Courtroom
15. The Justice Motive: Psychological Research on Perceptions of Justice in Criminal Law
16. How Interpretation of Indistinct Covert Recordings Can Lead to Wrongful Conviction: A Case Study and Recommendations for Reform
17. Australia's Lower-level Criminal Courts: Tackling 21st Century Problems in a 19th Century Paradigm?
Part III. Environmental Law
18. What is the Mainstream? The Laws of First Nations Peoples
19. Overturning Aqua Nullius: Pathways to National Law Reform.
20. A Governance Framework for Indigenous Ecological Knowledge Protection and Use
21. Reforming Environmental Law for Responsiveness to Change
22. Future Water: Improving Planning, Markets, Enforcement and Learning
23. Effective Law for Rural Environmental Governance: Meta‑Governance Reform and Farm Stewardship
Part IV. Private Law
24. Pitfalls of Statutory Reform in Private Law: Recipient Liability for Breach of Trust
25. Recent Reforms to Australian Charity Law
26. Consumer Protection, Recreational Activities and Personal Injury Compensation: Inconsistency in Need of Reform
27. Statutory Interpretation and the Critical Role of Soft Law Guidelines in Developing a Coherent Law of Remedies in Australia
28. Meeting the Potential of Alternative Remedies in Australian Defamation Law
29. Designing Reparation: Lessons from Private Law
30. Apologies, Liability and Civil Society: Where to from Here?
31. Renovating the Concept of Consent in Contract and Property Law
32. Nudging Charities to Balance the Needs of the Present against Those of the Future
Part V. Public Law
33. Voluntary Voting for Referendums in Australia: Old Wine, New Bottle
34. Reforming Constitutional Reform
35. Does Australia Need a Popular Constitutional Culture?
36. Constitutional Dimensions of Law Reform
37. The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security: A Point of Increasing Influence in Australian Counter-Terrorism Law Reform?
38. Rights Dialogue under the Victorian Charter: The Potential and the Pitfalls
39. Court Records as Archives: The Need for Law Reform to Ensure Access
40. A Positive Freedom of Public Speech? Australian Media Law Reform and Freedom of Political Communication
41. The Need for Reform of Australia's Birth Registration Systems
42. Simplifying Government Secrecy?.
Part VI. Legal Practice and Legal Education
43. Australian Legal Practice: Ethical Climate and Ethical Climate Change
44. Strengthening Australian Legal Ethics and Professionalism
45. Since Lawyers Work in Teams, We Must Focus on Team Ethics
46. The Legal Roots of a Sustainable and Resilient Economy: New Kinds of Legal Entities, New Kinds of Lawyers?
47. Wearing Two Hats: Lawyers Acting as Mediators
48. Enabling Marginalised Voices to Be Heard: The Challenge to Law Reform Bodies
49. The End of Ramism: And the Shape of Things To Come
50. Shared Space and the Regulation of Legal Education
51. Dreaming of Diversity in Legal Education
Bibliography.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
O'Brien, Molly.
Rice, Simon.
Other format:
Print version: Levy, Ron New Directions for Law in Australia
ISBN:
9781760461423
9781760461416
OCLC:
1012397100