Journal of Law and Medicine General Editor Dr Ian Freckelton SC met with Thomson Reuters earlier this year to discuss some of the recurring themes of the Journal and highlight developments at the intersection of law and medicine. Stay tuned to hear more insights from our team of expert authors.
By Chief Justice Robert French. The intersection of law and science, particularly in relation to causality and the legal concept of causation, were of considerable interest to Sir Owen Dixon. In this article, revisiting Dixon’s 1933 lecture Science and Judicial Proceedings, the Chief Justice refers to Dixon’s deep interest in science and the issues to which it can give rise in legal proceedings.