The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following content:
Editorial; Keynote Lecture: “Engineers: The Drama of Its Day in the Climate of Its Era” – Stephen Gageler AC; Comments: “Has Engineers Passed Its Use-by Date?” – Jeffrey Goldsworthy; “Engineers’ Problematic Comparative Legacy” – William Partlett; “Engineers and Persistent Constitutional Dissent” – Andrew Lynch; the following Articles: “Spence v Queensland and the Federal Balance: How Many Swallows Make a Summer?” – Nicholas Aroney; “The Engineers’ Case and Intergovernmental Immunities: A Century On” – Stephen Donaghue QC and Christine Ernst; “Impairment and Limited State Immunity” – David Tan; “Engineers and Constitution-building” – Cheryl Saunders AO and Michael Crommelin AO; Book Review: “A Tribute to Australia’s Killer of “Living Constitutionalism” and “Common Law Constitutionalism”, by Lisa Burton Crawford, Patrick Emerton and Dale Smith (eds)” – Reviewed by James Allan; and Developments.
The latest Part of PLR includes the following Comments: “Future challenges on the path to constitutional recognition of Indigenous peoples” – Megan Davis; “Dedicated Indigenous representation in New Zealand’s Parliament” – Andrew Geddis; the following Speech: “The changing character of judicial review in Australia: The legacy of Marbury v Madison?” – Ronald Sackville AO QC; and the following articles: “The Constitution and its common law background” – Jeffrey Goldsworthy; and “Dual federal and State judicial appointments: An Australian impossibility?” – Sarah Murray. There is also a book review and a developments section.
The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes articles on a wide range of topics, including the loss or impairment of native title; s 6(2)(b) of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic); what role international law should play in Australian constitutional interpretation; and the power of State parliaments to entrench legislation by enacting manner or form requirements. There are also two Comments, the first discussing executive power after Williams v Commonwealth and the second looks at the use of representative government to bypass representative government. There is also a Developments section.