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Issue 42(1) to Launch on 25 March 2019

02 Mar 2019

The University of New South Wales Law Journal is pleased to announce the launch of Issue 42(1) on 25 March 2019. This General Issue features 12 articles across a range of legal topics. The launch event will feature a keynote address by The Hon Michelle Gordon AC, Justice of the High Court of Australia.

The Hon Michelle Gordon AC will be speaking on the topic of the development of the common law in reference to statute. The keynote address will cover topics discussed in Her Honour’s article that will be published in Issue 42(1), ‘Analogical Reasoning by Reference to Statute: What is the Judicial Function?’. An Advance Access copy of Her Honour’s article can be found here.

Justice Gordon has been a member of the High Court of Australia since June 2015. Prior to her appointment to the High Court, Her Honour was a judge on the Federal Court of Australia, and a member of the Victorian Bar for over 15 years. She was appointed a Professorial Fellow of the Melbourne Law School in July 2015.

The following 11 articles in the Issue address a range of topical legal issues. These include: the laws of the forest; the nature of a court of law; implied constitutional rights; gender and privacy rights; mitigating factors in sentencing; migration pathways for frontline care workers; employment standards for temporary migrants; international taxation policy; superannuation fund governance; and Australia’s financial system external dispute resolution framework. The launch will be an opportunity to celebrate the publication of all the articles in Issue 42(1).

The launch will take place on Monday 25 March 2019 from 6:30pm–8:30pm at the offices of our premier sponsor Herbert Smith Freehills, at Level 33, 161 Castlereagh St, Sydney.

To register your attendance, please RSVP by 12:00pm, Sunday 24 March 2019 at: